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Kansas City Royals Home to the Toronto Blue Jays in MLB Betting Odds Action

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Kauffman Stadium against the Kansas City Royals.

Francisco Liriano, with a record of 6-11 on the season, gets the ball for the Toronto Blue Jays, while the Kansas City Royals trot Dillon Gee to the mound in this one. He is 3-5 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays were -128 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Blue Jays to win this game 4.2-1.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 51-57 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 62-47 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Toronto injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 6-rated Toronto Blue Jays in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.81 runs per game, against a Toronto Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 5 at 4.06 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 8.91 hits per game so far, more than Toronto Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.45 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Toronto owns the No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.75 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Toronto looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 4-1 final on Thursday in support of J Happ at Minute Maid Park.

Kansas City looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 10 times by D Smyly in their last outing, a 3-2 setback against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Toronto is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Toronto is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games
  • Toronto is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Toronto at Kansas City, Saturday, August 6th