A's vs. Royals Free Pick

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KANSAS CITY, MO (ATS Consultants) – The Royals have emerged as one of the better storylines in baseball but will be tested by another first-place team tonight when they host the A’s.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the A’s are -144 money line favorites over the Royals, who are +133 money line underdogs. The total for tonight’s 8:10PM ET start time is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.

LINE MOVEMENT: The A’s opened as -147 money line favorites but their odds have dropped slightly to -144, while the Royals’ odds have gone from +136 down to +133. The total, meanwhile, opened at 7.5 and that’s where it currently sits at most online and Vegas sports books.

PITCHING MATCHUP: The A’s will start Jon Lester, who is 12-7 with a 2.44 ERA against Jeremy Guthrie, who is 8-9 with a 4.35 ERA. Oakland is 72-46 on the year and 32-25 on the road this season, while Kansas City is 64-53 overall and 31-27 at home.

MLB FREE PICK: Take Oakland. According to latest MLB trends, the A’s are 40-19 in their last 59 games in Kansas City and 5-0 in their last five when their opponent allows two runs or less in their previous game. They’re also 5-2 in their last seven after scoring two runs or less in their previous game and 38-16 in their last 54 games as a favorite. On the other side, the Royals are 1-4 in their last five games as an underdog of +110 to +150, 2-5 in Guthrie’s last seven starts after allowing two runs or less in their previous game, and 1-4 in his last five starts during Game 2 of a series.

MLB FREE PICK: OAKLAND A’S -144

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