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Tampa Bay Rays visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

MLB wagering interest swings to the Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals battle on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium as the Royals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Kansas City sends Jake Junis out against Alex Cobb for the Tampa Bay Rays in this game. Junis is 5-2 with a 5.15 ERA on the season, while Cobb is 9-8 on the year and has a 3.69 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Tampa Bay Rays were listed as -113 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 3.6-1.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (64-66) will face the 66-67 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 18-ranked Tampa Bay Rays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 24 ranked offense (4.31 runs per game) against a Tampa Bay Rays defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 4.34 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 8.78 hits per game, more than the Tampa Bay Rays have managed so far this season (8.38 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay ran up the score in their last game on Monday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 12-0 victory against Kansas City.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Tampa Bay's last 25 games
  • Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Kansas City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Kansas City, Wednesday, August 30th