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Kansas City Royals Host Seattle Mariners in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Seattle Mariners


Kansas City Royals
Saturday, June 21, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Seattle Mariners dueling the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium.

Jason Vargas will take the mound for the Kansas City Royals, and he'll carry a 7-2 record into the contest. Chris Young gets the ball for the Seattle Mariners; he's 6-4 so far this season.

Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Kansas City Royals were listed as -154 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.2 win for the Mariners. A 4.4-4.2 result in favor of the Mariners is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (39-34) will face the 38-36 Mariners in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Seattle injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 16 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 7 (Seattle Mariners) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 9.07 hits per game. The Seattle Mariners average 8 hits per game, good for No. 27 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mariners were a 7-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +127 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. The Mariners enjoyed a 7-5 victory at the expense of the Royals on Friday, with Hisashi Iwakuma throwing 2/3 innings of 0-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Seattle's last 13 games
Seattle is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Kansas City, Sunday, June 22nd