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Starting Pitchers

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Matt Bush logoM. BushTexas Rangers logo4.391-1
Gabe Speier logoG. SpeierKansas City Royals logo3.140-1

Royals vs. Rangers Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Royals
14-25
+1.5
+1.5-178
o8.5-111
+115
Rangers
18-21
u8.5
-1.5+152
u8.5-109
-135
location pinThursday 12:05 a.m.
May 12, 2022
Globe Life Park in ArlingtonArlington

Royals vs. Rangers Game Analysis

Royals vs. Rangers Notes

Matchup Contrasts

Nate Lowe slugged .646 on changeups last season -- sixth best in MLB -- 95th Percentile. Kris Bubic allowed a SLG of .503 changeups last season -- third worst among starting pitchers with at least 80 total IP -- fourth Percentile.

Today's Starting Pitchers

Zack Greinke has allowed an average Exit Velocity of 88.7 MPH on inside pitches since the start of last season (118 balls in play) -- 9th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 94 total IP; League Avg: 85.5
Opponents have a line drive rate of 36% (24/67) against Zack Greinke on inside fastballs since the start of last season -- highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 94 total IP; League Avg: 22% -- 0 Percentile.

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Royals vs. Rangers Expert Picks

KC
TEX
Over
0
Under
2

Popular Props

Hits

18 props
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RBI

18 props
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HR

17 props
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Singles

18 props
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Doubles

18 props
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Last 5 Matchups

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
May 11thKCW 6-4-1.5 WO 8TEX -135
May 9th@NYYL 0-1+1.5 WU 7NYY +184
May 8th@NYYW 4-2+1.5 WU 7TEX +170
May 8th@NYYL 1-2+1.5 WU 6.5NYY +200
May 4th@PHIW 2-1+1.5 WU 8.5TEX +161

Royals vs. Rangers Public Betting

31%

Bets%

69%

Money%

Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Rangers
24-1512-1012-54-620-9
Royals
17-228-149-83-413-18

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Rangers
16-21-211-10-15-11-14-612-15-2
Royals
19-19-19-1310-6-12-516-14-1

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Rangers
18-2110-128-94-614-15
Royals
14-258-146-114-39-22

Rangers vs. Royals Injury Updates

Rangers Injuries

  • José Leclerc

    P

    Leclerc is out with elbow

    Out

  • Jacob Rogers

    IF

    Rogers is out with elbow

    Out

  • Jonathan Hernández

    P

    Hernandez is out with undisclosed

    Out

  • Joe Barlow

    P

    Barlow is day-to-day with blister

    Day-to-Day

Royals Injuries

  • Salvador Perez

    C

    Salvador Perez (thumb) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Adalberto Mondesi

    IF

    Mondesi is day-to-day with knee

    Day-to-Day

  • Michael A. Taylor

    OF

    Michael A. Taylor (health and safety protocols) placed on IL

    Out

  • Jake Brentz

    P

    Brentz is out with elbow

    Out

  • Cam Gallagher

    C

    Gallagher is out with hamstring

    Out

  • Edward Olivares

    OF

    Edward Olivares (quad) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Tyler Zuber

    P

    Zuber is out with shoulder

    Out

Royals vs. Rangers Box Score

Royals Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
LG. Speier, P
17210
RJ. Payamps, P
39350
RC. Snider, P
23101
RT. Clarke, P
17100
RS. Barlow, P
3100
LK. Bubic, P
14121
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1B. Witt Jr., 3B
1-5003
2A. Benintendi, LF
0-4000
3S. Perez, C
1-4100
4R. O'Hearn, DH
0-4000
4E. Rivera, PH
1-1103
4E. Rivera, DH
1-1103
5H. Dozier, 1B
0-4000
6K. Isbel, RF
0-5000
7M. Taylor, CF
0-3100
8W. Merrifield, 2B
3-4411
9N. Lopez, SS
1-4100
Rangers Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RM. Bush, P
9110
LK. Allard, P
47311
RG. Richards, P
160.112
LB. Martin, P
231.230
RD. Santana, P
24100
LM. Moore, P
29213
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1M. Semien, 2B
0-4000
2A. Ibáñez, DH
0-3000
3C. Seager, SS
1-4111
4A. García, RF
0-4000
5N. Solak, LF
1-4000
6N. Lowe, 1B
0-3000
7E. White, CF
1-3000
8S. Huff, C
1-3000
9C. Culberson, 3B
1-1000
9B. Miller, PH
1-2111
9B. Miller, 3B
1-2111

Line Move Data

TimeKC lineTEX line
05/12/2022, 12:11 AM +1.5 -178-1.5 +152
05/12/2022, 12:10 AM +1.5 -180-1.5 +150
05/12/2022, 12:06 AM +1.5 -178-1.5 +152
05/11/2022, 11:51 PM +1.5 -180-1.5 +150
05/11/2022, 10:51 PM +1.5 -181-1.5 +150
05/11/2022, 8:57 PM +1.5 -183-1.5 +150
05/11/2022, 8:31 PM +1.5 -182-1.5 +150
05/11/2022, 8:28 PM +1.5 -183-1.5 +150
05/11/2022, 8:17 PM +1.5 -185-1.5 +150
05/11/2022, 8:11 PM +1.5 -181-1.5 +150

Compare Odds

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SportsBook
KC
TEX
Consensus
+115
-135
Open
+114
-132
Best Line

Royals vs. Rangers Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Royals
14-25
o4-110
u4-120
Rangers
18-21
o4-125
u4-105