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Kansas City Royals Host Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Kansas City Royals host Tampa Bay on Tuesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 46-33 mark against the 43-41 Rays in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Edinson Volquez gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 8-4 mark. In the other dugout, Matt Andriese brings a 3-2 ledger to the game for the Tampa Bay Rays as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -122 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.5-3.1 victory for the Royals. 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

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 46-33 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 43-41 on the season 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. 12-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 19-ranked Tampa Bay Rays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 9.1 hits per game. The Tampa Bay Rays average 8.02 hits per game, good for No. 28 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Yankees, a 8-1 final on Sunday in support of E Ramirez at Yankee Stadium.

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Twins, a 3-2 final on Sunday in support of D Duffy at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 1-7-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 10-4-1 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 2-5-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Kansas City is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Kansas City is 10-3-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Kansas City is 8-1-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Kansas City, Wednesday, July 8th