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Starting Pitchers

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Taylor Hearn logoT. HearnTexas Rangers logo5.462-2
Jonathan Heasley logoJ. HeasleyKansas City Royals logo4.320-2

Royals vs. Rangers Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Royals
14-24
+1.5
+1.5-164
o8.5-115
+123
Rangers
18-20
u8
-1.5+140
u8.5-105
-143
location pinFriday 12:05 a.m.
May 13, 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

Taylor Hearn has allowed a BABIP of .400 this season -- tied for 2nd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 14 total IP; League Avg: .284 -- second Percentile.
Right-handed batters are hitting .289 (136-for-471) against Zack Greinke since the start of last season -- tied for 11th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 95 total IP; League Avg: .247 -- ninth Percentile.
Opponents have a chase percentage of just 31% (151/483) against Jon Gray with two-strikes since the start of last season -- tied for 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 95 total IP; League Avg: 39% -- second Percentile.
Zack Greinke has walked 39 of 831 batters (5%) since the start of last season -- 9th best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 95 total IP; League Avg: 8% -- 94th Percentile.

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Royals vs. Rangers Expert Picks

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TEX
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0
Under
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Popular Props

Ks

1 prop
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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 12thKCL 2-8-1.5 LO 8.5KC -135
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

Royals vs. Rangers Public Betting

23%

Bets%

77%

Money%

Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Rangers
23-1512-1011-54-619-9
Royals
17-218-139-83-413-17

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Rangers
16-20-211-10-15-10-14-612-14-2
Royals
18-19-18-1310-6-12-515-14-1

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Rangers
18-2010-128-84-614-14
Royals
14-248-136-114-39-21

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
RJ. Heasley, P
803.111
LA. Garrett, P
171.220
RC. Snider, P
15120
RT. Clarke, P
9101
RJ. Staumont, P
14111
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1W. Merrifield, RF
1-5100
2A. Benintendi, LF
1-3000
3S. Perez, DH
1-4001
3K. Isbel, PR
0-0000
3K. Isbel, DH
0-0000
4H. Dozier, 1B
0-3000
5B. Witt Jr., SS
0-4000
6E. Rivera, 3B
0-2000
6R. O'Hearn, PH
1-1000
7M. Taylor, CF
1-4000
8N. Lopez, 2B
0-4000
9S. Rivero, C
0-1000
9M. Melendez, PH
0-1000
9M. Melendez, C
0-1000
Rangers Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
LT. Hearn, P
64550
LB. Burke, P
30210
LJ. King, P
110.211
RM. Bush, P
40.110
RJ. Barlow, P
19110
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1B. Miller, 3B
2-3211
2J. Heim, C
0-4000
3C. Seager, SS
0-3000
4A. García, CF
1-4100
5K. Calhoun, RF
1-3001
6N. Solak, DH
1-4000
7N. Lowe, 1B
0-4000
8E. White, LF
1-3000
9A. Ibáñez, 2B
0-2000

Line Move Data

TimeKC lineTEX line
05/13/2022, 12:18 AM +1.5 -164-1.5 +140
05/13/2022, 12:14 AM +1.5 -162-1.5 +140
05/13/2022, 12:12 AM +1.5 -164-1.5 +140
05/13/2022, 12:12 AM +1.5 -162-1.5 +140
05/13/2022, 12:11 AM +1.5 -164-1.5 +140
05/13/2022, 12:10 AM +1.5 -162-1.5 +140
05/12/2022, 11:53 PM +1.5 -164-1.5 +140
05/12/2022, 11:29 PM +1.5 -164-1.5 +138
05/12/2022, 11:15 PM +1.5 -164-1.5 +140
05/12/2022, 10:40 PM +1.5 -167-1.5 +140

Compare Odds

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SportsBook
KC
TEX
Consensus
+123
-143
Open
+115
-135
Best Line

Royals vs. Rangers Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Royals
14-24
o4-110
u4-120
Rangers
18-20
o4.5-110
u4.5-120