Rangers vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 3

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Rangers vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 3

Odds updated as of 7:25 PM

The MLB's Friday schedule includes the Kansas City Royals facing the Texas Rangers.

All the info you need to make smart bets on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook can be found below. Check out all of the latest MLB betting lines here.

Royals vs Rangers Game Info

  • Kansas City Royals (19-13) vs. Texas Rangers (17-15)
  • Date: Friday, May 3, 2024
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium -- Kansas City, Missouri
  • Coverage: BSKC

Royals vs Rangers Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: KC: (-118) | TEX: (-100)
  • Spread: KC: +1.5 (-192) | TEX: -1.5 (+158)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-118) | Under: (-104)

Royals vs Rangers Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Brady Singer (Royals) - 2-1, 2.62 ERA vs Michael Lorenzen (Rangers) - 2-1, 4.24 ERA

The probable pitchers are Brady Singer (2-1) for the Royals and Michael Lorenzen (2-1) for the Rangers. Singer's team is 3-3-0 against the spread in his starts this season. Singer's team is 2-0 this season when he starts and they're favored on the moneyline. The Rangers have a 2-1-0 ATS record in Lorenzen's three starts with a set spread. The Rangers were the moneyline underdog for two Lorenzen starts this season -- they won both.

Royals vs Rangers Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Rangers win (53.8%)

Royals vs Rangers Moneyline

  • Kansas City is the favorite, -118 on the moneyline, while Texas is a -100 underdog on the road.

Royals vs Rangers Spread

  • The Rangers are 1.5-run favorites against the spread for this matchup with the Royals. The Rangers are +158 to cover, while the Royals are -192 to cover as a 1.5-run underdog on the runline.

Royals vs Rangers Over/Under

  • Royals versus Rangers on May 3 has an over/under of 8.5 runs, with the odds on the over -118 and the under set at -104.

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Royals vs Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Royals have been chosen as favorites in eight games this year and have walked away with the win six times (75%) in those games.
  • Kansas City has a record of 6-1 when favored by -118 or more this year.
  • The Royals and their opponents have hit the over in 11 of their 30 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • In 30 games with a line this season, the Royals have a mark of 19-11-0 against the spread.
  • The Rangers have won 50% of the games this season they were the underdog on the moneyline (7-7).
  • Texas is 7-4 (winning 63.6% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline underdog of -100 or longer.
  • The Rangers have had an over/under set by bookmakers 32 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 13 of those games (13-18-1).
  • The Rangers have a 16-16-0 record against the spread this season.

Royals Player Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. leads Kansas City with a slugging percentage of .547, fueled by 17 extra-base hits. He has a .320 batting average and an on-base percentage of .367.
  • He ranks 15th in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage, and 15th in slugging among qualifying batters in the majors.
  • Witt Jr. will look for his seventh straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last 10 outings he is batting .368 with two doubles, a triple, two walks and 10 RBI.
  • Salvador Perez leads Kansas City with 39 hits and an OBP of .418 this season. He's batting .355 and slugging .591.
  • He is third in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage and fifth in slugging in the majors.
  • Perez has picked up at least one hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .429 with a double, two walks and two RBI.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has collected 23 base hits, an OBP of .325 and a slugging percentage of .404 this season.
  • Pasquantino enters this matchup with two games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is batting .167 with two doubles, a walk and two RBI.
  • Maikel Garcia is batting .226 with a .274 OBP and 20 RBI for Kansas City this season.

Rangers Player Leaders

  • Marcus Semien has a .436 slugging percentage, which leads the Rangers. He's batting .256 with an on-base percentage of .313.
  • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, he is 74th in batting average, 93rd in on-base percentage and 62nd in slugging percentage.
  • Semien heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .200 with a double, a triple, a walk and an RBI.
  • Adolis Garcia has 33 hits to lead his team. He has a batting average of .292 while slugging .566 with an on-base percentage of .349.
  • Including all qualifying players, he ranks 29th in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage and 11th in slugging percentage.
  • Josh Smith has put up a team-high .423 on-base percentage.
  • Evan Carter is hitting .222 with five doubles, a triple, five home runs and 11 walks.

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