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MLB Betting Line Favors the Kansas City Royals over the Los Angeles Angels

The Kansas City Royals will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Los Angeles Angels pay a visit to Kauffman Stadium.

JC Ramirez, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Los Angeles Angels, while the Kansas City Royals trot Danny Duffy to the mound in this one. He is 1-0 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Los Angeles Angels were listed as 150 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Angels to win this game 5.4-3.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Angels vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

3-6 Kansas City battles the Angels, currently with a 6-4 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 27 and the Los Angeles Angels sitting at No. 5.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 29-ranked scoring average of 3 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.7 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 6.78 hits per game to date this season, less than the Angels hitters have managed (9.4 per nine innings).

Kansas City owns the No. 20 defense, allowing 3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels's last 5 games
  • LA Angels is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • Kansas City is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Kansas City, Saturday, April 15th