The Seattle Mariners are 7-3 in their last 10 games against the Kansas City Royals and will be sending their ace starter Felix Hernandez to the mound on Monday night as those two teams begin a top baseball betting series at Safeco Field.
Hernandez is a strong 10-3 with a 3.08 ERA so far this season, and he’s coming off a victory over the Giants in which he allowed just four hits in eight scoreless innings. Joe Blanton (1-0, 1.80 ERA) gets the ball for the Mariners.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as Bodog had installed the Seattle Mariners as -168 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 6.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Odds – VSB
computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.4-2.4 win for the Royals on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Seattle (32-38) will face the 39-27 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Kansas City injuries news.
According to MLB Power Rankings here, it’s the No. 28-ranked Seattle Mariners and the No. 13-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seattle has baseball’s No. 29-rated offensive output, at 7.76 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 9.36 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Seattle has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Kansas City got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Sunday, suffering a 13-2 humiliation against Boston.
The Mariners were saddled with a loss last time out in J.A. Happ’s start, as they lost 6-2 against Houston on Sunday at Safeco Field.
- Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City’s last 7 games
- Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
- Seattle is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle’s last 10 games at home
- Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle’s last 9 games when playing Kansas City
Next Betting Matchups
Kansas City at Seattle, Tuesday, June 23rd