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Kansas City Royals Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Tampa Bay Rays

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Kansas City and Tampa Bay on Wednesday, with the host Royals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Tampa Bay puts its faith in starter Chris Archer to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-6. Getting the ball for the Kansas City Royals is Danny Duffy, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 3.23 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Kansas City Royals as 101 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.8-3.1 win for the Royals on Wednesday. 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 (29-22) will face the 22-28 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 11 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Rays, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tampa Bay Rays rank No. 21 at 8.04 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 7 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 4.58 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-5 to Kansas City on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Tampa Bay's last 20 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Minnesota, Thursday, June 2nd
Kansas City at Cleveland, Thursday, June 2nd