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Kansas City Sends Yordano Ventura vs Wandy Rodriguez in Texas Rangers vs Royals Game

The Kansas City Royals will look to improve on a 30-22 record when they take on the Texas Rangers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

The Kansas City Royals will turn to Yordano Ventura and his 3-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Texas Rangers send Wandy Rodriguez (2-2) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Texas Rangers listed as underdogs of 153 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.6-4.2 win for the Rangers on Saturday. 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

30-22 Kansas City battles the Rangers, currently with a 29-26 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Texas injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 7.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 7-rated offense, averaging 4.44 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers defense that ranks No. 24 at 4.47 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 9.23 hits per game so far, more than Texas Rangers batters have averaged on the year (8.67 hits per game).

Kansas City owns the No. 5 defense, allowing 4.44 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chi Chi Gonzalez silenced the Royals bats in a 4-0 victory last time out versus Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Texas is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Kansas City, Sunday, June 7th