Padres vs Royals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 26

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  • The Padres (68-58) are -190 favorites vs the Royals (51-75)
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The San Diego Padres (-190) visit Kauffman Stadium to take on the Kansas City Royals (+155) on Friday, August 26, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10pm EDT in Kansas City.

The Padres are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (-115).

The Padres vs Royals Over/Under is 8.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Padres are 66-57 against the spread (ATS), while the Royals are 58-65 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Padres-1.5 -115O 8.5 -110-190
Royals +1.5 -105U 8.5 -110+155

Padres vs Royals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Padres will win Friday‘s matchup with 60.3% confidence.

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


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Best Padres Player Prop Bets Today

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

  • Josh Bell has hit the Runs Under in 35 of his last 43 away games (+21.05 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Josh Bell has hit the Hits Under in 17 of his last 21 away games (+19.40 Units / 64% ROI)
  • Josh Bell has hit the RBIs Under in 25 of his last 29 away games (+17.75 Units / 29% ROI)
  • Ha-Seong Kim has hit the Hits Over in 38 of his last 53 games (+16.40 Units / 19% ROI)
  • Ha-Seong Kim has hit the Singles Over in 31 of his last 52 games (+15.00 Units / 28% 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:

  • Salvador Perez has hit the Runs Under in 54 of his last 84 games (+12.30 Units / 10% ROI)
  • Brady Singer has hit the Strikeouts Over in 14 of his last 18 games (+10.75 Units / 50% ROI)
  • Salvador Perez has hit the Hits Over in 15 of his last 20 games at home (+9.50 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has hit the Total Bases Over in 15 of his last 23 games (+9.30 Units / 37% ROI)
  • Brady Singer has hit the Pitching Outs Over in his last 9 games (+9.15 Units / 70% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 56 of their last 101 games (+14.70 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have hit the Game Total Under in 24 of their last 45 away games (+3.35 Units / 7% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have covered the Run Line in 35 of their last 62 away games (+2.95 Units / 3% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 9 of their last 15 away games (+2.50 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The San Diego Padres have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 4 of their last 6 away games (+1.35 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 43 of their last 72 games (+18.00 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 36 of their last 62 games at home (+12.00 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Moneyline in 18 of their last 28 games at home (+10.65 Units / 35% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the Run Line in 17 of their last 25 games at home (+10.30 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Game Total Over in 27 of their last 47 games at home (+6.20 Units / 12% ROI)
  • Padres Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Padres have gone 56-67 against the Run Line (-14.2 Units / -9.35% ROI).

    • 66-57 when betting on the Moneyline for -11.9 Units / -6.53% ROI
    • 57-63 when betting on the total runs Over for -11.35 Units / -8.46% ROI
    • 63-57 when betting on the total runs Under for -0.2 Units / -0.15% ROI

    Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Padres have gone 58-65 against the Run Line (-18.75 Units / -11.64% ROI).

    • 51-72 when betting on the Moneyline for -9.2 Units / -7.03% ROI
    • 61-58 when betting on the total runs Over for -2.7 Units / -2% ROI
    • 58-61 when betting on the total runs Under for -9.4 Units / -6.91% ROI

    Opponents are hitting just .185 (41-for-222) against Yu Darvish’s non-fastballs this season — 8th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .217 — 86th Percentile.

    Yu Darvish has walked 11 of 281 right-handed batters (4%) this season — tied for 7th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 6% — 89th Percentile.

    Opponents are hitting just .095 (6-for-63) against Yu Darvish’s elevated fastball this season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 61 total IP; League Avg: .225 — 100th Percentile.

    Yu Darvish has a strike rate of 70% (484/688) in two strike counts this season — tied for 7th highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — 89th Percentile.

    : Royals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

    Kris Bubic has allowed an OPS of 1.084 (372 PA’s) versus the top of the order since the start of last season — 2nd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 142 total IP; League Avg: .763 — first Percentile.

    Opponents are hitting .398 (33-for-83) against Kris Bubic when going through the lineup the third time in a game this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 61 total IP; League Avg: .261 — first Percentile.

    Kris Bubic has allowed an OBP of .430 (165 PA’s) versus the top of the order this season — 2nd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 61 total IP; League Avg: .319 — first Percentile.

    Opponents have a chase percentage of just 17% (231/1,367) against Kris Bubic in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 142 total IP; League Avg: 24% — 0 Percentile.

    Padres Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

    The Padres are 22-8 (.733) when scoring in the first inning this season — 9th best in MLB; League Avg: .665.

    The Padres are 17-2 (.895) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits this season — tied for 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .795.

    The Padres are 33-30 (.524) on the road this season — 8th best in MLB; League Avg: .470.

    The Padres are just 7-136 (.049) when trailing entering the 8th inning since the 2020 season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .085.

    Royals Keys to the Game vs. the Padres

    The Royals are just 3-33 (.083) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .335.

    The Royals are just 2-59 (.033) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .113.

    The Royals are just 39-7 (.848) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 8th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .887.

    The Royals are just 51-64 (.443) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — 6th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .533.

    Padres hitters have drawn 79 walks in 660 PA’s (12%) against RHP this month (23 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Padres hitters have drawn 60 walks in 472 PA’s (13%) over the last 14 days (12 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Padres hitters have drawn 318 walks in 3,346 PA’s (10%) against RHP this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Padres hitters have a swing rate of just 58% with two-strikes since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 61%.

    Royals hitters have just 571 strikeouts in 2,933 PA’s (20%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

    Royals hitters have an OPS of just .979 (2,055 PA’s) with the pitcher behind in the count since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 1.085.

    The Royals are batting just .169 on the road this month (10 games) — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .238.

    Royals hitters are slugging just .260 on the road this month (10 games) — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .381.

    Padres pitchers have walked 44 of 851 batters (5%) this month (23 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    The longest HR allowed by the Padres pitchers this season traveled 486.0 feet — — 3rd longest in MLB; League Avg: 459.6

    Padres pitchers have walked 67 of 1,126 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

    Padres pitchers have won 39% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings on the road this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 24%.

    The Royals have allowed 1.79 runs per game (225/126) in late innings this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 1.29.

    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 thrown at least two strikes in their first three pitches to 60% of opposing batters this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 64%.

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

    Royals vs. Padres Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Jonathan Heasley (Royals): Illness, Day-to-Day
  • Joshua Staumont (Royals): Bicep, D15
  • Taylor Clarke (Royals): Oblique, D15
  • Angel Zerpa (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Raúl Mondesi (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Jacob Brentz (Royals): Flexor, D60
  • Tyler Zuber (Royals): Shoulder, D60
  • Edward Olivares (Royals): Quad, D60
  • Vincent Pasquantino (Royals): Shoulder, D10
  • Donald Greinke (Royals): Forearm, D15
  • Tayler Scott (Padres): Finger, D15
  • Thomas Pomeranz (Padres): Elbow, D60
  • Pierce Johnson (Padres): Elbow, D60
  • Austin Adams (Padres): Forearm, D60
  • Juan Soto (Padres): Back, Day-to-Day
  • Matthew Beaty (Padres): Shoulder, D60
  • Craig Stammen (Padres): Shoulder, D15

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