Diamondbacks vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 25, 2023

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Diamondbacks vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 25, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Arizona Diamondbacks (12-11) are set to take on the Kansas City Royals (5-17) Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET, airing on BSAZX. The Diamondbacks are listed as -260 favorites by oddsmakers, while the underdog Royals have +220 odds for the contest.

Arizona’s Ryne Nelson gets the start, and he’ll go against Kansas City’s Brady Singer.

Diamondbacks vs. Royals Odds

  • Diamondbacks odds to win: -260
  • Royals odds to win: +220
  • Spread: Diamondbacks -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET

Who Will Win Diamondbacks vs. Royals?

Diamondbacks and Royals Betting Trends

The Diamondbacks have won all three of the games they have been the moneyline favorite this season.

Arizona has not played a game with moneyline odds of -260 or shorter.

The Royals have been underdogs in 22 games this season and won five (22.7%) of those contests.

Kansas City has played as an underdog of +220 or more once this season and lost that game.

In the 24 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Diamondbacks, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 12 times (12-10-2).

Games involving the Royals have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 12 of 23 chances this season.

Diamondbacks Stats & Insights

The Diamondbacks are the 11th-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.8 runs per game (110 total).

Arizona is 22nd in MLB play with 21 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.

The Diamondbacks’ .262 batting average is fifth-best in MLB.

Arizona strikes out 7.5 times per game, the fourth-fewest mark in the majors.

The Diamondbacks pitching staff ranks 19th in MLB with a collective 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings.

Arizona has the 24th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.93).

Royals Stats & Insights

The Royals are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 28th with just 73 total runs (3.3 per game) this season.

Kansas City has hit just 17 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the majors.

The Royals rank 29th in MLB with a team batting average of just .211.

Kansas City ranks 17th in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.

The Royals average the 21st-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.5) in the league this season.

Kansas City pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.47 ERA this year, which ranks 29th in MLB.

Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch

Nelson gets the start for the Diamondbacks, his fifth of the season. He is 1-0 with a 4.91 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 22 2/3 innings pitched.

Corbin Carroll leads Arizona in batting average (.294) and home runs (four) this season, while also chipping in with eight RBI.

Ketel Marte has collected 24 hits this season and has an OBP of .322. He’s slugging .482 on the year.

Geraldo Perdomo has collected 18 base hits, an OBP of .446 and a slugging percentage of .571 this season.

Christian Walker leads Arizona in runs batted in (14) this season. He’s batting .241 while slugging .418.

Royals Key Players to Watch

The Royals will hand the ball to Singer (1-2) for his fifth start of the season.

Vinnie Pasquantino leads the Royals with four home runs while racking up a team-high batting average of .291.

Bobby Witt Jr. has shown his power as he leads his team with four home runs.

Salvador Perez has seven doubles, two home runs and three walks while batting .233.

Edward Olivares is batting .238 with a double, a triple, two home runs and four walks.

Diamondbacks and Royals Injuries

Diamondbacks: Kyle Lewis: 10 Day IL (Illness), Carson Kelly: 10 Day IL (Forearm), Zach Davies: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Joe Mantiply: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Cole Sulser: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Royals: Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Kris Bubic: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), MJ Melendez: day-to-day (Back)

Diamondbacks vs. Royals Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Diamondbacks 6, Royals 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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