Diamondbacks Vs Royals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 24, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 24, 2022 - Last Updated on May 28, 2022

The Kansas City Royals (14-27) will attempt to stop a five-game losing streak when visiting the Arizona Diamondbacks (22-22) at 9:40 PM ET on Tuesday. Arizona’s (-210 to win) Zac Gallen gets the start versus Kansas City’s (+176) Jonathan Heasley.

The insights in this article reflect odds as of May 24, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this outing and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Diamondbacks vs Royals Betting Lines

Diamondbacks Betting Insights

  • This season, the Diamondbacks have won four out of the seven games in which they’ve been favored.
  • Arizona has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -210 moneyline set for this game.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Diamondbacks, based on the moneyline, is 67.7%.
  • So far this season, Arizona and its opponents have hit the over in 19 of their 44 games with a total.
  • The Diamondbacks are 27-17-0 against the spread in their 44 chances this season.

Diamondbacks Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 5.1
HR 17
ERA 5.44
K/9 8.06

Royals Betting Insights

  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 34 games this year and have walked away with the win 11 times (32.4%) in those games.
  • Kansas City has been listed as an underdog of +176 or more on two occasions this season and lost both games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 36.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Kansas City and their opponents have hit the over in 21 of their 41 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Royals are 18-23-0 against the spread in their 41 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Royals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 13
ERA 5.30
K/9 6.80

Royals Probable Pitcher – Jonathan Heasley

  • The Royals will look to Jon Heasley (0-2) to open the game and make his third start of the season.
  • The righty last pitched on Tuesday, May 17 against the Chicago White Sox, when he went five innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • Heasley heads into the game with one outing of five or more innings pitched this season.
  • The Royals were named the moneyline underdog for two Heasley starts this season — they lost both.
  • His team has lost both of the games he’s appeared in this season.
  • Heasley’s two starts with a total this season both went under.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 24, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Royals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Collin Snider 20 16.1 6.6 19.0 1.0 5.51
Josh Staumont 18 16.2 13.0 9.6 0.6 4.32
Scott Barlow 17 19.0 8.1 7.3 1.7 1.89
Taylor Clarke 16 14.2 6.7 13.8 1.4 4.91
Amir Garrett 15 13.1 10.1 3.0 0.0 3.38

Diamondbacks Probable Pitcher – Zac Gallen

  • When Gallen starts, his team is 6-1-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander gave up one earned run and allowed two hits in five innings pitched against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
  • Gallen will look to finish five or more innings for the seventh start in a row.
  • Gallen’s team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Gallen’s team has won five of his seven starts this season.
  • Games started by Gallen have a 2-5-0 record at hitting the over this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 24, 2022 at 9:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Diamondbacks Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Joe Mantiply 20 17.0 15 0.53 5 2
Noé Ramirez 20 18.2 17 3.37 9 0
Ian Kennedy 20 18.1 15 3.93 6 3
Mark Melancon 17 14.1 7 8.16 0 9
J.B. Wendelken 15 14.1 10 5.65 1 0

Diamondbacks Hitting Trends

  • The Diamondbacks have a record in games this season when they smash at least two homers.
  • The Diamondbacks have put up five or more extra-base hits in five games this season, and finished 3-2 in those contests.
  • The club has totaled eight or more hits in 18 games this season, and is 13-5 in those contests.
  • The Diamondbacks are 11-4 in games this season that they scored five or more runs.
  • The Diamondbacks are 7-5 over the 12 games this season when they have drawn five or more walks.

Royals Hitting Trends

  • They are 4-4 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • In three games with five or more extra-base hits this season, they have a record of 2-1.
  • In 19 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 8-11.
  • They have won eight of their 13 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have won three of their seven games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Diamondbacks vs. Royals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Royals (+176)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

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

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