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Rays vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 26

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Rays vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 26

Odds updated as of 1:11 PM

The Sunday slate in MLB includes a matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Kansas City Royals.

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

Rays vs Royals Game Info

  • Tampa Bay Rays (25-28) vs. Kansas City Royals (34-19)
  • Date: Sunday, May 26, 2024
  • Time: 1:40 PM ET
  • Venue: Tropicana Field -- St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Coverage: BSKC

Rays vs Royals Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: TB: (-126) | KC: (+108)
  • Spread: TB: -1.5 (+172) | KC: +1.5 (-210)
  • Total: 8 -- Over: (-106) | Under: (-114)

Rays vs Royals Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Taj Bradley (Rays) - 1-2, 4.00 ERA vs Michael Wacha (Royals) - 4-4, 4.45 ERA

The Rays will call on Taj Bradley (1-2) versus the Royals and Michael Wacha (4-4). Bradley and his team have a record of 1-2-0 against the spread when he starts. Bradley's team lost his only start as a favorite this season. The Royals are 5-5-0 against the spread when Wacha starts. The Royals are 2-3 in Wacha's five starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.

Rays vs Royals Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Rays win (59.2%)

Rays vs Royals Moneyline

  • Tampa Bay is a -126 favorite on the moneyline, while Kansas City is a +108 underdog on the road.

Rays vs Royals Spread

  • The Rays are 1.5-run home favorites on the runline against the Royals. The Rays are +172 to cover, and the Royals are -210.

Rays vs Royals Over/Under

  • Rays versus Royals on May 26 has an over/under of 8 runs, with the odds on the over -106 and the under set at -114.

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Rays vs Royals Betting Trends

  • The Rays have been favorites in 31 games this season and have come away with the win 13 times (41.9%) in those contests.
  • This season Tampa Bay has been victorious 10 times in 22 chances when named as a favorite of at least -126 on the moneyline.
  • The Rays and their opponents have gone over in 28 of their 53 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Rays have posted a record of 22-31-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Royals have won 16 of the 27 games they were the moneyline underdog this season (59.3%).
  • When it has played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +108 or longer, Kansas City has gone 8-6 (57.1%).
  • The Royals have played in 50 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 23 times (23-27-0).
  • The Royals have collected a 32-18-0 record ATS this season.

Rays Player Leaders

  • Isaac Paredes leads Tampa Bay with 54 hits and an OBP of .388, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .494. He's batting .300.
  • Among qualified batters, he is 15th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 12th, and he is 24th in slugging.
  • Yandy Diaz has 10 doubles, four home runs and 18 walks. He's batting .252 and slugging .359 with an on-base percentage of .317.
  • His batting average ranks 73rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 87th, and his slugging percentage 120th.
  • Jose Caballero has collected 41 base hits, an OBP of .314 and a slugging percentage of .356 this season.
  • Amed Rosario is batting .285 with a .298 OBP and 20 RBI for Tampa Bay this season.

Royals Player Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. has racked up a slugging percentage of .551 and has 63 hits, both team-best marks for the Royals. He's batting .304 and with an on-base percentage of .365.
  • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average is 12th, his on-base percentage is 21st, and he is 10th in slugging.
  • Witt hopes to build on an eight-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last 10 games he is hitting .308 with four doubles, a triple, three home runs, four walks and 14 RBI.
  • Maikel Garcia is batting .269 with 12 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 15 walks. He's slugging .425 with an on-base percentage of .314.
  • He is currently 44th in batting average, 90th in on-base percentage and 69th in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters.
  • Salvador Perez has racked up a team-high .391 on-base percentage.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has 13 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 21 walks while batting .229.

Rays vs Royals Head to Head

  • 5/25/2024: 7-4 KC (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -108, Underdog Moneyline: -108)
  • 5/24/2024: 8-1 KC (Favorite: Royals, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -118, Underdog Moneyline: -100)
  • 7/15/2023: 4-2 TB (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -205, Underdog Moneyline: +172)
  • 7/15/2023: 6-1 TB (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9.5, Favorite Moneyline: -270, Underdog Moneyline: +220)
  • 6/24/2023: 9-4 KC (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -240, Underdog Moneyline: +198)
  • 6/23/2023: 11-3 TB (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -250, Underdog Moneyline: +205)
  • 6/22/2023: 6-5 KC (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -335, Underdog Moneyline: +270)
  • 8/21/2022: 3-2 TB (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7, Favorite Moneyline: -188, Underdog Moneyline: +158)
  • 8/20/2022: 5-2 TB (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7, Favorite Moneyline: -200, Underdog Moneyline: +168)
  • 8/19/2022: 3-2 KC (Favorite: Rays, Spread: -1.5, Total: 6.5, Favorite Moneyline: -205, Underdog Moneyline: +172)

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