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Kansas City Royals vs Washington Nationals Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Washington Nationals arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday.

The match puts starter Tanner Roark for the Washington Nationals on the hill facing Chris Young for the Kansas City Royals. Roark brings a 2-2 mark to the game, while Young is 1-4 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Kansas City Royals as -119 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.4-3.1 victory for the Nationals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 13-12 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 18-7 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Washington injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 21-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 2-rated Washington Nationals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 28-rated offensive output, at 8.36 hits per game. The Washington Nationals average 7.88 hits per game, good for No. 21 on the list.

Washington brings the No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 6-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Kansas City 2-0 on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 9 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Kansas City, Wednesday, May 4th