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Kansas City Royals Host Los Angeles Angels in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Kansas City Royals will look to improve on a 68-46 record when they take on the Los Angeles Angels, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

Kansas City sends Danny Duffy out against Jered Weaver for the Los Angeles Angels in this game. Duffy is 5-5 with a 4.19 ERA on the season, while Weaver is 4-8 on the year and has a 4.69 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Kansas City Royals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -133 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.2 win for the Royals. 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

The Kansas City Royals bring a 68-46 record to the battle against the 60-54 Angels. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 20 and the Los Angeles Angels at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 9-rated offense, averaging 4.35 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels defense that ranks No. 9 at 3.82 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 9.17 hits per game so far, more than Los Angeles Angels batters have averaged on the year (8.26 hits per game).

Defensively, Los Angeles features the No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.27 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 4.53 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Royals, a 7-6 final on Thursday in support of G Richards at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
  • LA Angels is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of LA Angels's last 19 games on the road
  • LA Angels is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Kansas City, Saturday, August 15th