Dodgers vs Royals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 14

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  • The Dodgers (79-33) are -225 favorites vs the Royals (47-68)
  • Dodgers starting pitcher: Tyler Anderson (13-1), 2.72 ERA
  • Royals starting pitcher: Brady Singer (5-4), 3.49 ERA
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The Los Angeles Dodgers (-225) visit Kauffman Stadium to take on the Kansas City Royals (+185) on Sunday, August 14, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 2:10pm EDT in Kansas City.

The Dodgers are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -2.5 (+110).

The Dodgers vs Royals Over/Under is 9 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Dodgers are 79-33 against the spread (ATS), while the Royals are 54-61 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Dodgers-2.5 +110O 9 -110-225
Royals +2.5 -135U 9 -110+185

Dodgers vs Royals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Dodgers will win Sunday‘s matchup with 59.4% confidence.

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


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Best Dodgers Player Prop Bets Today

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

  • Trea Turner has hit the RBIs Over in 33 of his last 54 away games (+21.30 Units / 39% ROI)
  • Trea Turner has hit the Singles Over in 41 of his last 57 away games (+15.15 Units / 17% ROI)
  • Chris Taylor has hit the Runs Under in 16 of his last 17 away games (+14.35 Units / 57% ROI)
  • Freddie Freeman has hit the Hits Over in 26 of his last 49 games (+12.35 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Julio Urias has hit the Pitching Outs Over in 16 of his last 19 games (+12.25 Units / 49% ROI)

Best Royals Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Salvador Perez has hit the Hits Under in 34 of his last 68 games (+10.75 Units / 12% ROI)
  • Michael Massey has hit the Hits Over in 10 of his last 11 games (+9.00 Units / 45% ROI)
  • Kris Bubic has hit the Strikeouts Over in 11 of his last 13 games (+8.85 Units / 52% ROI)
  • MJ Melendez has hit the Total Bases Over in 12 of his last 17 games at home (+8.70 Units / 43% ROI)
  • Nick Pratto has hit the Runs Over in 7 of his last 9 games (+8.55 Units / 95% ROI)

Royals vs Dodgers Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 +400 0.5 -700
Brent Rooker 0.5 +425 0.5 -800
Hunter Dozier 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Michael A. Taylor 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
Nathan Eaton 0.5 +700 0.5 -2500

Royals vs Dodgers Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 -275 0.5 +180
Brent Rooker 0.5 -165 0.5 +115
Hunter Dozier 0.5 -175 0.5 +125
Michael A. Taylor 0.5 -225 0.5 +155
Nathan Eaton 0.5 -165 0.5 +120

Royals vs Dodgers RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 +160 0.5 -250
Brent Rooker 0.5 +220 0.5 -350
Hunter Dozier 0.5 +225 0.5 -350
Michael A. Taylor 0.5 +195 0.5 -300
Nathan Eaton 0.5 +225 0.5 -350

Royals vs Dodgers Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Brady Singer 5.5 +100 5.5 -145
Tyler Anderson 4.5 -135 4.5 -105
Brady Singer 4.5 -200 4.5 +140
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have covered the Run Line in 70 of their last 109 games (+29.20 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the Moneyline in 34 of their last 39 games (+22.40 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 68 of their last 108 games (+16.70 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 19 of their last 28 games (+11.45 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Los Angeles Dodgers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 15 of their last 17 games (+11.20 Units / 36% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 39 of their last 61 games (+21.35 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 33 of their last 58 games at home (+10.00 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the Run Line in 25 of their last 42 games (+9.65 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Moneyline in 27 of their last 54 games (+7.45 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Game Total Over in 11 of their last 16 games (+5.35 Units / 30% ROI)

Dodgers Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Dodgers have gone 71-41 against the Run Line (+27.65 Units / 20.69% ROI).

  • 79-33 when betting on the Moneyline for +10.4 Units / 4.59% ROI
  • 46-57 when betting on the total runs Over for -16.85 Units / -13.69% ROI
  • 57-46 when betting on the total runs Under for +5.8 Units / 4.69% ROI

Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Dodgers have gone 54-61 against the Run Line (-17.7 Units / -11.76% ROI).

  • 47-68 when betting on the Moneyline for -11.25 Units / -9.15% ROI
  • 57-54 when betting on the total runs Over for -2.55 Units / -2.02% ROI
  • 54-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -8.85 Units / -6.97% ROI

Tyler Anderson has allowed an average Exit Velocity of 85.2 MPH (324 batted balls) this season — 2nd best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 88.5 — 98th Percentile.

Tyler Anderson has allowed a slugging percentage of just .154 (24 Total Bases / 156 ABs) on low non-fastballs this season — 2nd best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .293 — 98th Percentile.

Tyler Anderson has thrown his changeup 24% of the time (284/1,185) on the first pitch of at-bats since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 11% — 100th Percentile.

Opponents are hitting just .188 (12-for-64) against Tyler Anderson on inside fastballs this season — 4th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .258 — 94th Percentile.

Brady Singer: Royals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Opponents have a swing rate of just 23% (226/985) against Brady Singer on the first pitch of at-bats since the start of last season — 3rd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 136 total IP; League Avg: 31% — second Percentile.

Opponents are hitting .500 (9-for-18) against Brady Singer versus the 2-3-4 hitters — highest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: .243 — first Percentile.

Brady Singer has thrown inside pitches 48% of the time (370/774) vs left-handed batters this season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 55 total IP; League Avg: 32% — 98th Percentile.

Brady Singer has thrown at least two strikes in his first three pitches to 50% (74/147) of left-handed hitters this season — 4th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 55 total IP; League Avg: 62% — fifth Percentile.

Dodgers Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

The Dodgers are 39-18 (.684) on the road this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .472.

The Dodgers are 22-76 (.224) when trailing entering the 7th inning since the 2020 season — best in MLB; League Avg: .125.

The Dodgers are 71-13 (.845) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .706.

The Dodgers are 39-15 (.722) at home this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .528.

Royals Keys to the Game vs. the Dodgers

The Royals are just 3-30 (.091) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .333.

The Royals are just 6-50 (.107) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .202.

The Royals are just 1-53 (.019) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .114.

The Royals are just 19-34 (.358) on the road this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .472.

Dodgers hitters have an OPS of .795 (1,315 PA’s) in innings 7-9 this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .684.

Dodgers hitters have an OPS of .778 (3,187 PA’s) in innings 7-9 since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .695.

Dodgers hitters have an OBP of .341 (3,061 PA’s) against RHP this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .311.

The Dodgers have a winning percentage of 72% at home since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

Royals hitters have an OPS of just .980 (2,000 PA’s) with the pitcher behind in the count since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 1.085.

Royals hitters have just 540 strikeouts in 2,816 PA’s (19%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Royals hitters have 34 extra-base hits out of 122 total hits (just 28%) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 37%.

Royals hitters have an OBP of just .308 (1,286 PA’s) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game since the start of last season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .326.

Dodgers pitchers have allowed an average Exit Velocity of 87.2 MPH (2,616 batted balls) this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 88.6.

Dodgers pitchers have walked 270 of 4,004 batters (7%) this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

In games when their opponents have scored three or more runs in an inning, the Dodgers have have still managed to win 44% of the time since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

Dodgers pitchers have an ERA of 2.81 (500.1 IP) on the road this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 4.17.

The Royals have allowed 1.77 runs per game (203/115) in late innings this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 1.28.

Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 38% with two-strikes this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 16% with runners in scoring position this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 21%.

Royals pitchers have walked 436 of 4,460 batters (10%) this season — tied for highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Royals vs. Dodgers Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Taylor Clarke (Royals): Oblique, D15
  • Angel Zerpa (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Mervyl Melendez (Royals): Undisclosed, Day-to-Day
  • Raúl Mondesi (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Jacob Brentz (Royals): Flexor, D60
  • Tyler Zuber (Royals): Shoulder, D60
  • Edward Olivares (Royals): Quad, D60
  • Blake Treinen (Dodgers): Shoulder, D60
  • Edwin Ríos (Dodgers): Hamstring, D60
  • Victor González (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Walker Buehler (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Clayton Kershaw (Dodgers): Back, D15
  • Brusdar Graterol (Dodgers): Shoulder, D15
  • Dustin May (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Yency Almonte (Dodgers): Elbow, D15
  • Daniel Hudson (Dodgers): ACL, D60
  • Kevin Pillar (Dodgers): Shoulder, D60
  • James Nelson (Dodgers): Elbow, D60
  • Thomas Kahnle (Dodgers): Forearm, D60
  • Daniel Duffy (Dodgers): Hand, D60
  • Andrew Heaney (Dodgers): Arm, Day-to-Day

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