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Seattle Mariners take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick

The Kansas City Royals will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Seattle Mariners pay a visit to Kauffman Stadium.

The match puts starter Wade Miley for the Seattle Mariners on the hill facing Edinson Volquez for the Kansas City Royals. Miley brings a 6-5 mark to the game, while Volquez is 7-8 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -125 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.0-3.2 result in favor of the Mariners. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (44-42) will face the 44-43 Mariners in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Seattle injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 21-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 17-rated Seattle Mariners in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 27 ranked offense (3.98 runs per game) against a Seattle Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 at 4.3 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 9.29 hits per game, more than the Seattle Mariners have managed so far this season (9.02 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Seattle looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Royals, a 3-2 final on Friday in support of H Iwakuma at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Seattle is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
  • Seattle is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Kansas City, Sunday, July 10th