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Mariners vs. Royals Odds & Pick: Smart Money Targeting Total In Kansas City

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  • Kansas City hosts Seattle on Friday to begin a three-game series.
  • See the odds and picks for Friday's Major League Baseball game between the Mariners and Royals, including how sharp bettors are betting the total.

Mariners vs. Royals Odds

Mariners Odds -107
Royals Odds -112
Over/Under 9 (-115/-105)
Time 8:10 p.m. ET

The Mariners head to Kauffman Stadium to take on the Kansas City Royals in what is pegged as an even matchup.

Despite Seattle being the team that is still chasing the postseason—a mere 4.0 games back of a Wildcard spot heading into Friday night—it is Kansas City that has dominated this season series so far.

The Royals have won three of the four matchups with the Mariners this season. Over those four games, the two teams have combined for an average of 9.5 runs per game, however, that number is boosted heavily by an 8-7 Royals win in late August that stands as somewhat of an outlier.

Take out that one high-scoring outlier game, and the Mariners-Royals matchups have totaled 7.6 runs per game, a number much more indicative of how things could play out this weekend.

Our latest PRO Report further explains why Friday’s Mariners vs. Royals total is more than worth a look.

MLB Picks: Mariners vs. Royals

Sharp Action 

The total for Mariners at Royals opened up at 9.5 and hit a low of 8.5 around 9:50 a.m. ET before settling at a consensus of 9 as tracked by four Action Labs Bet Signals.

Big Money

At the time of this writing, the 29% of bettors taking the under have generated 58% of the money wagered on Friday’s game in Kansas City.

PRO Systems

Friday’s Seattle vs. Kansas City game fits neatly into our “Weather: Wind Blowing In PRO System,” which has a 55% win rate and a 7% Return On Investment (ROI).

PRO Report Pick: Under 9 (Under 8.5/-102 at FanDuel)

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