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Los Angeles Angels vs Kansas City Royals MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Kansas City Royals host Los Angeles on Monday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 48-49 mark against the 43-55 Angels in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City sends Ian Kennedy out against Hector Santiago for the Los Angeles Angels in this game. Kennedy is 6-8 with a 4.28 ERA on the season, while Santiago is 8-4 on the year and has a 4.32 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kansas City Royals were listed as -130 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.8-4.3 result in favor of 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 48-49 record to the battle against the 43-55 Angels. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 26-ranked scoring average of 3.98 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Angels offense rated No. 14 and scoring 4.58 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, more than the Angels hitters have managed (9.01 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.62 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Sunday, suffering a 13-3 humiliation against Houston.

The Royals endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Sunday, with E Volquez throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
  • LA Angels is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games
  • LA Angels is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Kansas City, Tuesday, July 26th