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Royals Favorites Over Orioles

The Kansas City Royals are -165 favorites against the Baltimore Orioles with Wei-Yin Chen and Johnny Cueto taking the mound for their respective teams.

Cueto (9-8, 2.70 ERA), who takes the ball for the Royals, had a rough outing his last time out against the Boston Red Sox. He allowed six earned runs over six innings. When Cueto is a favorite at home he only allows 2.6 runs per game on average going back to 2011 according to Linesmakers stats.

Chen will be starting pitcher for the Orioles. He is 7-6 this season with a 3.13 ERA.

The moneyline is a bit high for most bettors’ taste. However, it is the TOTAL that is seeing the most action. The TOTAL is set at 7.

Chen favors the UNDER when he starts on the road. He also has a 2.89 ERA when pitching in an away games. Dating back to the second half of last season, Chen is 14-4-1 on the UNDER when away from Baltimore. He is also 9-1 on the UNDER when pitching as an underdog on the road.

The first pitch of this evening game is scheduled for 8:10 p.m. ET.

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