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MLB Odds Betting - Oakland Athletics Underdogs vs Royals at Kansas City

The Oakland Athletics pay a visit to Kansas City on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Royals bats in baseball betting action at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City sends Jason Hammel out against Andrew Triggs for the Oakland Athletics in this game. Hammel is 0-0 with a 5.40 ERA on the season, while Triggs is 1-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Kansas City Royals in this matchup found them as -110 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-2.7 win for the Athletics on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 2-5 record to the battle against the 4-4 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Oakland injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 24 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Oakland Athletics, who rate a No. 25 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 30-rated offense, averaging 3 runs per game, against a Oakland Athletics defense that ranks No. 16 at 4.25 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 6.43 hits per game so far, less than Oakland Athletics batters have averaged on the year (7.38 hits per game).

Defensively, Oakland features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.75 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 at home, scoring 0 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Oakland is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • Oakland is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Kansas City's last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Kansas City, Thursday, April 13th