Athletics vs Royals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jun 24

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  • The Royals (25-43) are -135 favorites vs the Athletics (23-48)
  • Athletics starting pitcher: Cole Irvin (2-4), 3.14 ERA
  • Royals starting pitcher: Donald Greinke (0-4), 5.05 ERA
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The Oakland Athletics (+115) visit Kauffman Stadium to take on the Kansas City Royals (-135) on Friday, June 24, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10pm EDT in Kansas City.

The Royals are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+145).

The Athletics vs Royals Over/Under is 9.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Athletics are 23-48 against the spread (ATS), while the Royals are 28-40 ATS.

Athletics vs. Royals Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Athletics+1.5 -175O 9.5 -120+115
Royals -1.5 +145U 9.5 +100-135

Athletics vs Royals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Royals will win Friday‘s matchup with 53.9% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Athletics and Royals and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Athletics Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Athletics players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Total Bases Over in 18 of his last 24 games (+13.35 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Ramon Laureano has hit the RBIs Under in his last 9 games (+9.00 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Jonah Bride has hit the Runs Under in his last 8 games (+8.00 Units / 47% ROI)
  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Runs Under in 13 of his last 17 games (+6.85 Units / 25% ROI)
  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Hits Over in 19 of his last 25 games (+6.65 Units / 13% ROI)

Best Royals Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Royals players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Emmanuel Rivera has hit the Runs Under in his last 10 games at home (+10.00 Units / 48% ROI)
  • Salvador Perez has hit the Hits Over in 5 of his last 6 games at home (+5.90 Units / 59% ROI)
  • Whit Merrifield has hit the Hits Over in 8 of his last 13 games at home (+5.45 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Salvador Perez has hit the Runs Over in 7 of his last 9 games at home (+5.30 Units / 53% ROI)
  • Emmanuel Rivera has hit the Singles Under in his last 5 games (+5.00 Units / 65% ROI)

Royals vs Athletics Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Andrew Benintendi 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 +300 0.5 -500
Carlos Santana 0.5 +450 0.5 -900
Emmanuel Rivera 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Hunter Dozier 0.5 +340 0.5 -650

Royals vs Athletics Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Andrew Benintendi 1.5 +150 1.5 -225
Bobby Witt Jr. 1.5 +155 1.5 -225
Carlos Santana 0.5 -250 0.5 +170
Emmanuel Rivera 0.5 -275 0.5 +185
Hunter Dozier 0.5 -250 0.5 +175

Royals vs Athletics RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Andrew Benintendi 0.5 +140 0.5 -200
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 +105 0.5 -145
Carlos Santana 0.5 +165 0.5 -250
Emmanuel Rivera 0.5 +160 0.5 -250
Hunter Dozier 0.5 +135 0.5 -200

Royals vs Athletics Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Zack Greinke 2.5 -130 2.5 -110
Cole Irvin 3.5 +105 3.5 -150
  • The Oakland Athletics have covered the Run Line in 23 of their last 32 away games (+12.20 Units / 28% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 28 of their last 47 games (+8.75 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Moneyline in 15 of their last 32 away games (+5.40 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Game Total Under in 32 of their last 62 games (+3.40 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 17 of their last 32 away games (+2.70 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 11 of their last 14 games (+8.90 Units / 57% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Game Total Under in 7 of their last 8 games (+5.85 Units / 66% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 34 of their last 63 games (+5.35 Units / 8% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Moneyline in 5 of their last 7 games (+4.75 Units / 63% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the Run Line in 5 of their last 7 games (+2.90 Units / 30% ROI)

Athletics Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Athletics have gone 32-39 against the Run Line (-17.25 Units / -18.2% ROI).

  • 23-48 when betting on the Moneyline for -19.45 Units / -25.86% ROI
  • 31-36 when betting on the total runs Over for -9.5 Units / -11.95% ROI
  • 36-31 when betting on the total runs Under for +1.95 Units / 2.52% ROI

Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Athletics have gone 28-40 against the Run Line (-24.1 Units / -25.83% ROI).

  • 25-43 when betting on the Moneyline for -13.95 Units / -19.48% ROI
  • 33-32 when betting on the total runs Over for -1.85 Units / -2.49% ROI
  • 32-33 when betting on the total runs Under for -4.7 Units / -6.2% ROI

Cole Irvin has a strike rate of 73% (493/678) with runners in scoring position since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 113 total IP; League Avg: 64% — 100th Percentile.

Cole Irvin has a strikeout rate of just 10% (17 SO in 165 PAs) versus hitters not batting 3-4-5 in the order this season — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 32 total IP; League Avg: 22% — 0 Percentile.

Cole Irvin had a first-pitch strike rate of just 40% (10/25) — 2nd lowest in MLB over the last week; League Avg: 62% — second Percentile.

Cole Irvin has walked 8 of 208 batters (4%) with runners in scoring position since the start of last season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 113 total IP; League Avg: 9% — 100th Percentile.

Donald Greinke: Royals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Zack Greinke has a strikeout rate of just 11% (25 SO in 223 PAs) this season — tied for lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 32 total IP; League Avg: 22% — first Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 15% (18/118) against Zack Greinke on low breaking pitches this season — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 32 total IP; League Avg: 41% — first Percentile.

Zack Greinke has thrown his changeup for a strike just 46% (77/167) of the time this season — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 32 total IP; League Avg: 62% — first Percentile.

Opponents have a line drive rate of 36% (26/72) against Zack Greinke on inside fastballs since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 113 total IP; League Avg: 22% — 0 Percentile.

Athletics Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

The Athletics are just 16-6 (.727) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .900.

The Athletics are just 19-5 (.792) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .923.

The Athletics are just 8-29 (.216) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .515.

The Athletics are just 23-40 (.365) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .537.

Royals Keys to the Game vs. the Athletics

The Royals are just 0-21 (.000) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .327.

The Royals are just 4-20 (.167) when allowing 2 or more home runs this season — tied for 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .283.

The Royals are 18-1 (.947) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — tied for 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .923.

The Royals are just 12-21 (.364) at home this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .515.

The Athletics are batting just .197 at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .244.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .265 (1,785 PA’s) against RHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .310.

Athletics hitters are slugging just .424 on the first pitch of at-bats this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .566.

Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .265 (1,292 PA’s) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .316.

Royals hitters have put 41% of their swings in play on the first pitch of at-bats this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

Royals hitters have just 453 strikeouts in 2,401 PA’s (19%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Royals hitters are slugging just .360 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .445.

Royals hitters have an OPS of just .976 (1,667 PA’s) with the pitcher behind in the count since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 1.090.

Athletics pitchers have walked 166 of 2,576 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of 2020 — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

The Athletics have won just 10% of home games in which their opponents scored first this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 32%.

The Athletics have won just 10% of games in which their opponents scored first this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

The Athletics pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in 78% of their games at home this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 19% this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 15% versus the heart of the order this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 36% with two-strikes this season — tied for lowest in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

The Royals have allowed 1.78 runs per game (121/68) in late innings this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 1.30.

Royals vs. Athletics Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Joel Payamps (Royals): COVID-19, D15
  • Salvador Perez (Royals): Thumb, D10
  • Donald Greinke (Royals): Flexor, D15
  • Raúl Mondesi (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Jacob Brentz (Royals): Flexor, D60
  • Tyler Zuber (Royals): Shoulder, D60
  • Samuel Moll (Athletics): COVID-19, Day-to-Day
  • Dany Jiménez (Athletics): Undisclosed, D15
  • Skye Bolt (Athletics): Oblique, D60
  • Brent Honeywell Jr. (Athletics): Elbow, D60
  • Daulton Jefferies (Athletics): Arm, D60
  • Stephen Piscotty (Athletics): Calf, D10
  • Deolis Guerra (Athletics): Elbow, D60

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