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Toronto Blue Jays take on Royals in baseball test

Toronto Blue JaysKansas City Royals
April 22, 2:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Toronto Blue Jays vs Kansas City Royals Odds


Kauffman Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the Kansas City Royals and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.

The match puts starter Ricky Romero for the Blue Jays on the hill facing Danny Duffy for the Royals. Romero brings a 2-0 mark to the game, while Duffy is 1-1 to date on the season.

View Toronto vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Royals were listed as +115 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 11 (Royals) and the No. 4 (Blue Jays) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Blue Jays rank No. 6 in the American League at 9 hits per game. That compares with Kansas City’s No. 8 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Kansas City has the American League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the American League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

The Blue Jays were a 9-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -109 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors. The Blue Jays enjoyed a 9-5 victory at the expense of the Royals on Saturday, with D Hutchison throwing 5 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

A few Blue Jays at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 8 games
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Toronto is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Kansas City's last 15 games at home
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto

Next up:
Toronto at Kansas City, Monday, April 23