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Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Kansas City Royals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Texas Rangers invade Kauffman Stadium on Saturday.

The match puts starter Cole Hamels for the Texas Rangers on the hill facing Danny Duffy for the Kansas City Royals. Hamels brings a 4-0 mark to the game, while Duffy is to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Kansas City was a -104 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 4.5-3.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (44-44) will face the 44-45 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Texas injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 13 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Texas Rangers, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 21 ranking for hits at 8.44 per game. By contrast, the Texas Rangers are rated No. 28 in the same category at 8.06 per game.

Defensively, Texas features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.89 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 4.14 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Royals, a 5-3 final on Friday in support of M Perez at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
  • Kansas City is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Kansas City, Sunday, July 16th