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Kansas City Royals Starter Chris Young Out to Silence Tampa Bay Rays Bats in MLB Contest

The Kansas City Royals get a visit from the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

For the Kansas City Royals, Chris Young gets the ball, charged with keeping the Tampa Bay Rays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Matt Moore, 0-0 on the year.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 3.5-3.1. 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 bring a 46-33 record to the battle against the 43-41 Rays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 12 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at No. 19 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 13-rated batting order, averaging 4.19 runs per nine innings, against the No. 25 line up of the Tampa Bay Rays at 3.64 runs per outing.

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.92 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.13 runs per game.

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 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 8 games
  • Tampa Bay is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Tampa Bay
  • Kansas City is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Kansas City, Tuesday, July 7th