MLB Preview: Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals

by Dirty on April 14, 2011

Betting on Royals Baseball The fans at Kauffman Stadium will be treated to a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Kansas City Royals when they take their seats on Thursday.

The Mariners will give the ball to starter Doug Fister in this one. Righthander Fister is 0-2 this season with a 2.31 ERA.

Fister’s opponent in this one will be Bruce Chen. The Royals lefthander has a 4.09 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Royals listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Mariners, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.

In their last action, Seattle was an 8-3 loser at home against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Toronto at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Kansas City was a 10-5 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as +163 underdogs, while the total score of 15 made winners of OVER bettors.

Team records:
Seattle: 4-8 SU
Kansas City: 7-4 SU

Seattle most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle’s last 7 games on the road
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City’s last 9 games

Next up:
Kansas City home to Seattle, Friday, April 15

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