The Oakland A’s travel to face the Kansas City Royals
The fans at Kauffman Stadium will be treated to a game between the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals when they take their seats on Friday.
The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Sonny Gray in this game. Gray has a 1-0 record and a 0.59 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Jeremy Guthrie who starts for the Royals. Right hander Guthrie is 1-0 with a 5.14 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Athletics listed as 114-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
Kansas City was a 8-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Twins. They lost as -117 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for Oakland, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -104 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Oakland A’s and Kansas City Royals Odds and Trends
Team record: 5-5
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oakland’s last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland’s last 13 games on the road
Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland’s last 18 games when playing Kansas City
Team record: 7-2
Kansas City is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 7 games at home
Oakland at Kansas City Saturday, April 18
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