Royal Pain: Kansas City Worst Bet in Baseball in 2012

April 22, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Toronto Blue Jays second basemen Omar Vizquel (left) runs down Kansas City Royals base runner Jaon Bourgeois (30) during the eighth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE

The Kansas City Royals have been money in the bank this season at home.

That assumes you are betting against them every game. The Royals are 0-9 at home as they host the Toronto Blue Jays Monday on the baseball wagering menu.

"It's by far the worst bet in all of baseball at home and only the LA Angels have cost bettors more money so far in 2012 than the Royals," said Mike Pickett of OddsShark.com.

Indeed, the money-won-money-lost standings show you'd be down nearly $1,000 already by betting the Royals every home game. The flip side is you'd be up more than $1,000 by betting against them.

Bruce Chen goes today against struggling Brandon Morrow, the righty with great stuff but occasional control problems.

Monday's marquee game -- between the top two homer-hitting teams in all of baseball -- goes in Arlington where the Rangers host the New York Yankees. CC Sabathia and Derek Holland fire in that game and Texas is a small -115 moneyline favorite.

Check out all Monday's MLB odds action, with details, live baseball odds and matchup reports courtesy of Odds Shark.

San Francisco at NY Mets - Tim Lincecum(0-2) | Miguel Batista(0-0) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Francisco's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games

NY Yankees at Texas - CC Sabathia(1-0) | Derek Holland(2-0) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
Texas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games

Colorado +104 at Pittsburgh -109, Total 8 - Jamie Moyer(1-2) | Kevin Correia(1-0) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Colorado is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games

San Francisco at NY Mets - Madison Bumgarner(2-1) | Dillon Gee(1-1) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: San Francisco is 3-9-1 SU in its last 13 games ,on the road
NY Mets are 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games ,when playing at home against San Francisco

St. Louis -112 at Chi Cubs +107 - Jamie Garcia(2-0) | Matt Garza(1-1) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games

Houston +188 at Milwaukee -197, Total 7 - Lucas Harrell(1-0) | Zack Greinke(1-1) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Toronto -101 at Kansas City -104, Total 8 - Brandon Morrow(0-1) | Bruce Chen(0-1) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Kansas City's last 16 games at home

Boston -149 at Minnesota +144, Total 8.5 - Jon Lester(0-2) | Jason Marquis(1-0) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing at home against Boston

Philadelphia +112 at Arizona -117, Total 9 - Kyle Kendrick(0-0) | Wade Miley(0-0) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Philadelphia is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona's last 11 games at home

Chi White Sox -106 at Oakland +101, Total 6.5 - Jake Peavy(2-0) | Bartolo Colon(3-1) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games

Atlanta +127 at LA Dodgers -132, Total 7.5 - Jair Jurrjens(0-1) | Chris Capuano(1-0) | Matchup Report | SBNation MLB Odds
Trends: The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home

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