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Kansas City Royals Host Texas Rangers in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Texas Rangers

vs

Kansas City Royals
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Texas Rangers pay a visit to Kansas City on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Royals bats in baseball betting action at Kauffman Stadium.

The match puts starter Derek Holland for the Texas Rangers on the hill facing Jeremy Guthrie for the Kansas City Royals. Holland brings a 0-0 mark to the game, while Guthrie is 10-10 to date on the season.

Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Kansas City Royals as -165 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.4-3.3 victory for the Royals. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

75-61 Kansas City battles the Rangers, currently with a 53-84 mark. 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. 12 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Texas Rangers, who rate a No. 22 in the latest survey.

How Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.09 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 17 and scoring 3.98 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 9.04 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rangers hitters have managed (8.58 per nine innings).

Kansas City owns the No. 13 defense, allowing 4.09 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 29-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Texas, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -200 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Texas didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Kansas City on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Kansas City, Wednesday, September 3rd

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