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Oakland Athletics Face the Kansas City Royals Wednesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Oakland Athletics will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Royals in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Sean Manaea, with a record of 5-9 on the season, gets the ball for the Oakland Athletics, while the Kansas City Royals trot Yordano Ventura to the mound in this one. He is 10-10 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -145 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.0-3.6 result in favor of the Athletics. 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 74-70 record to the battle against the 62-82 Athletics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Oakland injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 4 and the Oakland Athletics sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Oakland Athletics rank No. 25 at 8.34 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 8 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the No. 25 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics grabbed a win last time out, defeating D Duffy and the Royals 5-4 on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Oakland's last 25 games
  • Oakland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Oakland is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Kansas City, Thursday, September 15th