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7:07 pm • SNET
5 - 6

Starting Pitchers

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Max Castillo logoM. CastilloToronto Blue Jays logo3.050-0
Daniel Lynch logoD. LynchKansas City Royals logo5.134-13

Royals vs. Blue Jays Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Royals
0-0
+1.5
+1.5+136
o9.5+100
+260
Blue Jays
0-2
u9
-1.5-152
u9.5-117
-315
location pinSaturday 7:07 p.m.
July 16, 2022
Rogers CentreToronto

Royals vs. Blue Jays Notes

Keys to the Game

The Blue Jays are 41-2 (.953) when leading entering the 8th inning this season -- 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .914.
The Blue Jays are just 5-11 (.312) when tied entering the 7th inning this season -- 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.
The Royals are just 2-25 (.074) when their opponents score in the first inning this season -- lowest in MLB; League Avg: .338.

Matchup Contrasts

60% of fastball strikeouts for Lourdes Gurriel Jr. are located out of the zone this season -- second highest in MLB-- 99th Percentile. 45% of Daniel Lynch fastball strikeouts are located out of the zone this season -- 12th highest among starting pitchers with at least 44 total IP-- 89th Percentile.

Today's Starting Pitchers

Maximo Castillo has a first-pitch strike rate of just 49% (19/39) this month (4 games) -- 12th lowest among among 115 qualified RPs in MLB; League Avg: 61% -- 10th Percentile.
Opponents have a line drive rate of 35% (35/101) against Daniel Lynch with runners in scoring position since the start of last season -- highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 125 total IP; League Avg: 23% -- 0 Percentile.
Maximo Castillo has allowed an OBP of just .105 (19 PA's) with two-strikes this month (4 games) -- 6th best among qualified RPs in MLB*; League Avg: .232 -- 94th Percentile.

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Last 5 Matchups

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
Jul 15thKCW 8-1-1.5 WO 8TOR -347
Jul 14thKCL 1-3-1.5 LU 8.5KC -420
Jul 13thPHIW 8-2PK WO 8TOR -124
Jul 12thPHIW 4-3-1.5 LU 9.5TOR -200
Jul 10th@SEAL 5-6+1.5 WO 8SEA +106

Royals vs. Blue Jays Public Betting

18%

Bets%

82%

Money%

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Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Blue Jays
74-86-232-47-242-3954-75-219-11
Royals
79-8342-3937-4412-1566-68

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Blue Jays
83-75-442-36-341-39-165-62-418-12
Royals
81-76-540-39-241-37-310-16-170-60-4

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Blue Jays
0-247-3445-3679-5212-18
Royals
N/A39-4226-54-114-1350-83-1

Blue Jays vs. Royals Injury Updates

Blue Jays Injuries

  • Kevin Gausman

    P

    Gausman is day-to-day with finger

    Day-to-Day

  • Kevin Kiermaier

    OF

    Kevin Kiermaier (hip) to miss rest of season.

    Out

  • Hyun Jin Ryu

    P

    Hyun Jin Ryu (forearm) placed on 15-day IL

    Out

  • Brandon Belt

    IF

    Brandon Belt (knee) placed on 10-day ILb

    Out

  • Chad Green

    P

    Green is out with elbow

    Out

  • Nate Pearson

    P

    Pearson is out with shoulder

    Out

Royals Injuries

  • Josh Taylor

    P

    Taylor is out with back

    Out

  • Josh Staumont

    P

    Staumont is out with biceps

    Out

  • Ryan Yarbrough

    P

    Ryan Yarbrough (oblique) placed on 15-day IL

    Out

  • Angel Zerpa

    P

    Zerpa is out with knee

    Out

Royals vs. Blue Jays Box Score

Royals Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
LD. Lynch, P
763.253
RJ. Cuas, P
271.110
RW. Mills, P
11120
RT. Clarke, P
16110
RJ. Staumont, P
16100
RS. Barlow, P
11110
RJ. Payamps, P
13002
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1N. Lopez, 3B
1-5000
2B. Witt Jr., SS
2-5001
3V. Pasquantino, DH
2-5112
4E. Olivares, LF
1-4100
4S. Rivero, C
0-0000
5R. O'Hearn, RF
1-4101
6N. Eaton, CF
0-2001
7N. Pratto, 1B
0-4000
8M. Massey, 2B
2-4000
9F. Fermin, C
0-4100
9B. Hicklen, PR
0-0100
9B. Hicklen, LF
0-0100
Blue Jays Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RM. Castillo, P
53313
RT. Richards, P
15110
LT. Mayza, P
16110
RD. Phelps, P
18110
RA. Cimber, P
12110
RY. García, P
24230
RJ. Romano, P
14111
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1G. Springer, CF
1-5102
2V. Guerrero Jr., 1B
3-4101
3A. Kirk, DH
2-4001
3B. Zimmer, PR
0-0000
3B. Zimmer, DH
0-0000
3R. Tapia, PH
1-1101
4B. Bichette, SS
1-5000
5T. Hernández, RF
1-5001
6L. Gurriel Jr., LF
2-3100
7M. Chapman, 3B
0-4000
8S. Espinal, 2B
1-4100
9D. Jansen, C
0-2100

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Royals vs. Blue Jays Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Royals
0-0
o3-125
u3-105
Blue Jays
0-2
o5.5-125
u5.5-105

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