Rangers vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 11, 2023

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Rangers vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 11, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Texas Rangers will take the field against the Kansas City Royals (3-8) on Tuesday. The game begins at 8:05 PM ET on BSSW, with the Rangers listed as -296 favorites on the moneyline.

Texas’ Jacob deGrom gets the start, and he’ll go against Kansas City’s Jordan Lyles.

Rangers vs. Royals Odds

  • Rangers odds to win: -296
  • Royals odds to win: +240
  • Spread: Rangers -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2023
  • Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • TV: BSSW

Who Will Win Rangers vs. Royals?

Rangers and Royals Betting Trends

The Rangers have won 66.7% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (4-2).

Texas has not played a game with moneyline odds of -296 or shorter.

This season, the Royals have won three out of the 11 games, or 27.3%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Kansas City has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +240.

The Rangers have combined with opponents to go over the total six times this season for a 6-4-0 record against the over/under.

The Royals’ games have gone over the total in five of their 11 chances.

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Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers have the No. 4 offense in baseball scoring 5.8 runs per game (58 total runs).

Texas is 10th-best in MLB action with 12 total home runs.

The Rangers’ .249 batting average ranks 15th in MLB.

Texas strikes out 8.3 times per game, the 10th-fewest average in the majors.

The Rangers pitching staff ranks fourth in MLB with a collective 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings.

Texas’ 3.38 team ERA ranks sixth among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Royals Stats & Insights

The Royals have scored 29 runs (just 2.6 per game) this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.

Kansas City has hit 11 homers this season, which ranks 14th in the majors.

The Royals have a team batting average of just .179 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.

Kansas City ranks just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 whiffs per contest.

The Royals have an 8.8 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 17th in the majors.

Kansas City has the 14th-ranked ERA (4.36) in the majors this season.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

The Rangers will send deGrom (1-0) out for his third start of the season.

Corey Seager leads Texas in batting average (.324) this season.

Nate Lowe has collected 11 hits this season and has an OBP of .318. He’s slugging .439 on the year.

Adolis Garcia leads Texas in home runs (two) and runs batted in (nine) this season while batting .225.

Marcus Semien has collected nine hits this season and has an OBP of .222. He’s slugging .326 on the year.

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Royals Key Players to Watch

The Royals will send Lyles to the mound for his third start of the season.

Salvador Perez paces the Royals with two home runs and five runs batted in, while racking up a team-best batting average of .237.

Vinnie Pasquantino is batting .235 with three doubles, a home run and six walks.

Bobby Witt Jr. leads the Royals with two home runs.

Nicky Lopez is batting .150 with a double, a triple and three walks.

Rangers and Royals Injuries

Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Leody Taveras: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Royals: Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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Rangers vs. Royals Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 6, Royals 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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