Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals 5/2/23 MLB Odds, Analysis and Bets

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals 5/2/23 – On Tuesday night, the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are set to start a three-game series in Kansas City. The Baltimore Orioles enter Kansas City sporting the second-best record in the American League at 19-9, behind only Tampa Bay for supremacy in their respective AL East Division division. Kansas City enters their home court this season with a record of 7-22 and only one victory at their current venue. Tuesday night will feature Tyler Wells of Baltimore taking on Royals lefty Ryan Yarbough for an interesting pitching battle. Baseball betting odds are up as these teams clash in an exciting game.

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 7:40 PM ET

Location: Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, MO

TV: Bally Sports Kansas City

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals 5/2/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: -146

Spread: -1.5 (+105)

Total: 9 over (-121)


Moneyline: +135

Spread: +1.5 (-125)

Total: 9 under (+101)

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Analysis

The Baltimore Orioles continue to stay on track, winning 11 of 13 games over their recent streak. The Orioles continued their road trip this weekend by winning three out of four games at Detroit. On Sunday, the Orioles won their sixth straight series against the Tigers 5-3 to move 10 games over 0.500 at 19-9. Adam Frazier and Jorge Mateo each hit home runs, and Baltimore’s bullpen delivered four innings of scoreless relief for an easy win. New Orioles closer Yennier Cano continued his impressive run, retiring four hitters to secure his second save and earn another win for Baltimore. At 32 batters faced this season, he has not allowed a hit for an impressive team record-setting outing. On Tuesday night, the Orioles will turn to Tyler Wells who has gone 1-1 in five starts so far with a team-leading 2.79 ERA. So far he has allowed 18 hits over 29 innings and four homers. Additionally, he has walked three batters while striking out 23. Wells has made two road starts without recording a decision and posted an ERA of 2.61 over that span, allowing five hits over 10.1 innings pitched – including one quality start away from home. Wells has posted an incredible career-low 2.9 BB% this season and an equally remarkable 35.4 hard hit percentage. Last season, Wells was perfect against the Royals with two victories that yielded an ERA of 3.00 across both starts.

Kansas City Royals return from an 11-game road trip in California, Arizona and Minnesota having recorded three wins against seven losses overall. The Royals now return home where their record stands at just 1-12 to start the season. On Sunday, the Royals lost to the Twins by an 8-4 margin to end their road trip. The Royals lost 21 times this season, setting an all-time club loss record in any calendar month. Starter Brady Singer dropped to 2-3 after going just 2.2 innings against Minnesota and surrendering eight runs on five hits – an All-Time high for any pitcher. Vinnie Pasquantino led the Royals offense with three hits and two RBI. Royals left-handed pitcher Ryan Yarbrough will start the series opener for Kansas City; it will mark his eighth appearance of the year and only second start. He made his first start against Arizona last week and went four innings while giving up four hits and just one run, walking one and striking out two. Overall, he has pitched 17 innings while giving up 19 hits and 12 runs while walking four and striking out seven on the season. Overall, he has made 59 starts in his career, all with Tampa Bay. As a starter, he holds an overall record of 10-21 with an ERA of 4.72.

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Against the Spread

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore’s last 7 games. Baltimore are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games. Baltimore are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Kansas City. Baltimore are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road. The total has gone OVER in 9 of Baltimore’s last 11 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.

Kansas City are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games. Kansas City are 0-9 SU in their last 9 games at home. The total has gone OVER in 9 of Kansas City’s last 11 games when playing at home against Baltimore. Kansas City are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the American League. The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League East Division division.

Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Free Pick

The Orioles have been playing well over the last ten years as they are using their team speed, selective hitting, and a reliable bullpen. Expect them to start this series off strong according to baseball betting lines.

Free Pick: Baltimore Orioles -146