Royals vs Athletics Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jun 19

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  • The Royals (23-41) are -145 favorites vs the Athletics (22-45)
  • Royals starting pitcher: Brady Singer (3-1), 4.24 ERA
  • Athletics starting pitcher: Jared Koenig (0-2), 11.25 ERA
  • Watch the game on NBCS-CA

The Kansas City Royals (-145) visit Oakland Coliseum to take on the Oakland Athletics (+120) on Sunday, June 19, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 4:07pm EDT in Oakland.

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

The Royals vs Athletics Over/Under is 8 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Royals are 23-41 against the spread (ATS), while the Athletics are 30-37 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Royals-1.5 +115O 8 -105-145
Athletics +1.5 -140U 8 -115+120

Royals vs Athletics Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Royals will win Sunday‘s matchup with 62.7% confidence.

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


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Best Royals Player Prop Bets Today

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

  • Emmanuel Rivera has hit the Runs Under in 14 of his last 15 games (+11.80 Units / 38% ROI)
  • Whit Merrifield has hit the Hits Under in 18 of his last 25 away games (+11.10 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Bobby Witt Jr. has hit the RBIs Over in 11 of his last 19 away games (+7.65 Units / 40% ROI)
  • Salvador Perez has hit the Total Bases Under in 9 of his last 10 away games (+7.05 Units / 48% ROI)
  • Bobby Witt Jr. has hit the Total Bases Under in 8 of his last 9 away games (+6.45 Units / 44% ROI)
  • Best Athletics Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Total Bases Over in 16 of his last 20 games (+14.35 Units / 57% ROI)
  • Ramon Laureano has hit the Hits Over in 12 of his last 13 games at home (+10.50 Units / 44% ROI)
  • Seth Brown has hit the Runs Under in his last 10 games at home (+10.00 Units / 52% ROI)
  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Singles Under in 13 of his last 17 games (+7.65 Units / 33% ROI)
  • Elvis Andrus has hit the Hits Under in 5 of his last 6 games (+6.35 Units / 106% ROI)
  • Athletics vs Royals Home Run Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Christian Bethancourt 0.5 +575 0.5 -1400
    Cristian Pache 0.5 +875 0.5 -5000
    Elvis Andrus 0.5 +900 0.5 -10000
    Jonah Bride 0.5 +825 0.5 -3000
    Matt Davidson 0.5 +575 0.5 -1400

    Athletics vs Royals Total Hits Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Christian Bethancourt 0.5 -225 0.5 +150
    Cristian Pache 0.5 -105 0.5 -140
    Elvis Andrus 0.5 -175 0.5 +120
    Jonah Bride 0.5 -145 0.5 +100
    Matt Davidson 0.5 -165 0.5 +120

    Athletics vs Royals RBI Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Christian Bethancourt 0.5 +180 0.5 -275
    Cristian Pache 0.5 +300 0.5 -500
    Cristian Pache 0.5 +300 0.5 -500
    Elvis Andrus 0.5 +260 0.5 -400
    Jonah Bride 0.5 +240 0.5 -375

    Athletics vs Royals Strikeout Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Jared Koenig 3.5 -130 3.5 -110
    Brady Singer 4.5 -165 4.5 +120
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 9 of their last 10 games (+8.90 Units / 78% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Game Total Over in 29 of their last 52 games (+6.70 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 31 of their last 59 games (+3.40 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Moneyline in 6 of their last 10 games (+2.85 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the Run Line in 6 of their last 10 games (+1.55 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 25 of their last 43 games (+6.80 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Oakland Athletics have hit the Game Total Under in 30 of their last 58 games (+3.50 Units / 6% ROI)
  • Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 26-38 against the Run Line (-24 Units / -27.07% ROI).

    • 23-41 when betting on the Moneyline for -14.6 Units / -21.77% ROI
    • 32-29 when betting on the total runs Over for +0.35 Units / 0.5% ROI
    • 29-32 when betting on the total runs Under for -6.55 Units / -9.2% ROI

    Athletics Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 30-37 against the Run Line (-16.3 Units / -18.36% ROI).

    • 22-45 when betting on the Moneyline for -17.8 Units / -25% ROI
    • 29-34 when betting on the total runs Over for -9.1 Units / -12.16% ROI
    • 34-29 when betting on the total runs Under for +2.05 Units / 2.8% ROI

    Brady Singer has allowed a slugging percentage of .383 (143 Total Bases / 373 ABs) with two-strikes since the start of last season — 5th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 111 total IP; League Avg: .272 — third Percentile.

    Opponents have a swing rate of just 23% (169/752) against Brady Singer on the first pitch of at-bats since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 111 total IP; League Avg: 31% — first Percentile.

    Opponents have a swing rate of just 36% (764/2,109) against Brady Singer in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 111 total IP; League Avg: 43% — first Percentile.

    Brady Singer has allowed a slugging percentage of just .376 (44 Total Bases / 117 ABs) when behind in the count since the start of last season — 3rd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 111 total IP; League Avg: .590 — 98th Percentile.

    Jared Koenig: Athletics Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

    Opponents have a = 95 mph’>Hard-Hit Rate of 55% (11/20) against Jared Koenig against right-handed batters — tied for 3rd highest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: 39% — fifth Percentile.

    Royals Keys to the Game vs. the Athletics

    The Royals are just 0-20 (.000) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .327.

    The Royals are just 3-30 (.091) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .205.

    The Royals are just 18-3 (.857) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 9th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .901.

    The Royals are just 11-20 (.355) on the road this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .491.

    Athletics Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

    The Athletics are just 7-26 (.212) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .509.

    The Athletics are just 22-39 (.361) when allowing 5 or more extra base hits this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .537.

    The Athletics are just 18-4 (.818) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .926.

    The Athletics are just 15-5 (.750) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .901.

    Royals hitters have just 445 strikeouts in 2,338 PA’s (19%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

    Royals hitters have just 1,298 strikeouts in 6,044 PA’s (21%) against RHP since the start of last season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

    Royals hitters have an OBP of just .302 (6,044 PA’s) against RHP since the start of last season — tied for 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .314.

    Royals hitters are averaging just 3.80 pitches per plate appearance against RHP since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 3.91.

    Athletics hitters have an OPS of just .601 (2,396 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .703.

    Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .266 (1,156 PA’s) at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .315.

    The Athletics have a winning percentage of just 22% at home this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 51%.

    Athletics hitters have an OBP of just .273 (2,396 PA’s) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .311.

    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 walked 257 of 2,486 batters (10%) this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Royals pitchers have walked 58 of 508 batters (11%) over the last 14 days (13 games) — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Royals pitchers have a first-pitch strike rate of just 57% this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 61%.

    The Athletics pitchers have allowed their opponents to score first in 81% of their games at home this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

    Athletics pitchers have allowed a run 42% of the time after an opposing score this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 29%.

    Athletics pitchers have won only 9% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

    Athletics pitchers have walked 652 of 8,594 batters (8%) since the start of last season — tied for 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

    Athletics vs. Royals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • 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
  • Joel Payamps (Royals): Undisclosed, D15
  • Donald Greinke (Royals): Flexor, D15
  • Cameron Gallagher (Royals): Hamstring, D10
  • Raúl Mondesi (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Jacob Brentz (Royals): Flexor, D60
  • Tyler Zuber (Royals): Shoulder, D60
  • Edward Olivares (Royals): Quad, D10

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