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Kansas City Royals Starter Jason Hammel Out to Silence San Francisco Giants Bats in MLB Contest

The Kansas City Royals will look to improve on a 6-6 record when they take on the San Francisco Giants, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Tuesday.

The match puts starter Matt Cain for the San Francisco Giants on the hill facing Jason Hammel for the Kansas City Royals. Cain brings a 1-0 mark to the game, while Hammel is 0-1 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the San Francisco Giants listed as underdogs of 120 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 3.4-3.0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

6-6 Kansas City battles the Giants, currently with a 5-9 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs San Francisco injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 24 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the San Francisco Giants, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 29-rated batting order, averaging 3.17 runs per nine innings, against the No. 18 line up of the San Francisco Giants at 4.21 runs per outing.

San Francisco brings the No. 17-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 6-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games
  • San Francisco is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Kansas City, Wednesday, April 19th