Royals vs Angels Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 9

Data Skrive
Data Skrive
Royals vs Angels Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 9

Odds updated as of 7:25 PM

Thursday's slate in the MLB includes a matchup between the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels.

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

Royals vs Angels Game Info

  • Kansas City Royals (22-16) vs. Los Angeles Angels (14-23)
  • Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024
  • Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim -- Anaheim, California
  • Coverage: Fox Sports 1

Royals vs Angels Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: KC: (-112) | LAA: (-104)
  • Spread: KC: -1.5 (+138) | LAA: +1.5 (-166)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-104) | Under: (-118)

Royals vs Angels Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Michael Wacha (Royals) - 1-4, 5.50 ERA vs Reid Detmers (Angels) - 3-3, 4.24 ERA

The Royals will give the nod to Michael Wacha (1-4, 5.50 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 2 on the season, and the Angels will turn to Reid Detmers (3-3, 4.24 ERA). When Wacha starts, his team is 2-5-0 against the spread this season. Wacha's team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they're favored on the moneyline. The Angels have gone 4-3-0 against the spread when Detmers starts. The Angels are 3-1 in Detmers' four starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.

Royals vs Angels Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Angels win (55%)

Royals vs Angels Moneyline

  • Los Angeles is a -104 underdog on the moneyline, while Kansas City is a -112 favorite on the road.

Royals vs Angels Spread

  • The Angels are +1.5 on the run line against the Royals. The Angels are -166 to cover, and the Royals are +138.

Royals vs Angels Over/Under

  • A total of 8.5 runs has been set for the Royals-Angels game on May 9, with the over available at -104 and the under at -118.

Bet on Kansas City Royals vs. Los Angeles Angels on FanDuel today!

Royals vs Angels Betting Trends

  • The Royals have been favorites in 12 games this season and have come away with the win nine times (75%) in those contests.
  • This season Kansas City has been victorious nine times in 11 chances when named as a favorite of at least -112 on the moneyline.
  • The Royals' games have gone over the total in 14 of their 35 opportunities.
  • The Royals are 21-14-0 against the spread in their 35 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Angels have a 12-18 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 40% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of -104 or longer, Los Angeles has an 11-17 record (winning only 39.3% of its games).
  • In the 37 games bookmakers have set an over/under for the Angels, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 18 times (18-16-3).
  • The Angels have covered 51.4% of their games this season, going 19-18-0 against the spread.

Royals Player Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. leads Kansas City in OBP (.394), slugging percentage (.571) and total hits (48) this season. He has a .327 batting average.
  • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, he ranks 11th in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage, and seventh in slugging.
  • Witt Jr. hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .400 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, seven walks and an RBI.
  • Salvador Perez is batting .326 with six doubles, eight home runs and 10 walks, while slugging .558 with an on-base percentage of .387.
  • He ranks 12th in batting average, 21st in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging in MLB.
  • Perez takes a two-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is hitting .158 with a double, a home run and four RBI.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has 31 hits this season and has a slash line of .248/.338/.424.
  • Pasquantino heads into this matchup with two games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is hitting .389 with three doubles, a walk and seven RBI.
  • Maikel Garcia has four home runs, 22 RBI and a batting average of .235 this season.
  • Garcia enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .238 with two doubles, three walks and two RBI.

Angels Player Leaders

  • Taylor Ward has a .469 slugging percentage, which leads the Angels. He's batting .273 with an on-base percentage of .307.
  • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average is 47th, his on-base percentage ranks 109th, and he is 43rd in slugging.
  • Luis Rengifo has six doubles, two home runs and six walks while batting .330. He's slugging .462 with an on-base percentage of .378.
  • Jo Adell is batting .259 with three doubles, a triple, five home runs and five walks.
  • Nolan Schanuel is batting .236 with two doubles, three home runs and 12 walks.

Join FanDuel Sportsbook today with $150 in Bonus Bets - win or lose - when you place your first $5 bet!