Rangers Vs Royals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 11, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2022

Corey Seager leads the Texas Rangers (12-16) into a matchup against the Kansas City Royals (9-18) following his two-homer showing in a 6-4 victory over the Royals. It starts at 8:05 PM ET on Wednesday. Texas (-136 to win) is expected to go with Matt Bush, while Kansas City (+116) has not named a starting pitcher.

The betting insights in what follows reference odds valid as of May 12, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Rangers vs Royals Betting Lines

Rangers Betting Insights

  • The Rangers have won two of the five games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Texas has a record of 2-2 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -136 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 57.6% chance to win.
  • Texas’ games have gone over the total in 11 of their 28 chances.
  • In 28 games with a spread this season, the Rangers are 17-11-0 ATS.

Rangers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.4
HR 11
ERA 2.12
K/9 8.09

Royals Betting Insights

  • The Royals have been victorious in six, or 28.6%, of the 21 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Kansas City has a win-loss record of 2-11 when favored by +116 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Royals have an implied victory probability of 46.3% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Kansas City and their opponents have gone over in 12 of their 27 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Royals have posted a record of 12-15-0 against the spread this season.

Royals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 2.6
HR 2
ERA 5.19
K/9 5.82

Royals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Collin Snider 13 11.1 7.9 15.0 0.0 3.97
Dylan Coleman 13 11.1 12.7 7.0 2.0 5.56
Josh Staumont 12 11.0 13.9 9.0 0.9 4.09
Taylor Clarke 11 11.0 9.0 7.2 0.9 0.82
Scott Barlow 11 12.1 8.8 8.2 0.8 1.46

Rangers Probable Pitcher – Matt Bush

  • Bush and his team failed to cover the spread in his only opportunity this season as a starter.
  • The right-hander last pitched out of the bullpen on Sunday, when he threw zero scoreless innings while allowing one hit to the New York Yankees.
  • Bush has yet to start a game this season when his team was the moneyline favorite.
  • Bush’s team lost in his only start this season.
  • The only game started by Bush with a total this season hit the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 12, 2022 at 3:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rangers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Brett Martin 13 10.1 8 4.35 3 0
John King 13 13.1 11 2.70 2 0
Matt Bush 11 11.0 13 4.09 3 1
Joe Barlow 10 10.1 13 1.74 0 5
Brock Burke 9 16.2 26 1.62 0 0

Rangers Hitting Trends

  • The Rangers are 5-2 this season in games when they hit two or more home runs.
  • The Rangers’ .341 slugging percentage is 27th in baseball.
  • The club is 7-5 in the games this season it has racked up at least eight hits.
  • The Rangers are 7-2 in the games this season that they scored at least five runs.
  • The Rangers have drawn five or more walks in seven games this season, and are 3-4 in those contests.

Royals Hitting Trends

  • The Royals rank 29th in baseball with 13 total home runs.
  • The Royals’ .312 slugging percentage ranks 28th in the league.
  • They have won four of the 10 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have a 4-3 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • They have won two of their four games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Rangers vs. Royals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Royals (+116)

Over/Under Pick: Under (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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