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Royals vs Rays Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 24

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Royals vs Rays Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 24

Odds updated as of 6:14 PM

MLB action on Friday includes the Kansas City Royals taking on the Tampa Bay Rays.

Before checking out the MLB betting lines on FanDuel Sportsbook, we've got you covered, in terms of the vital info about this matchup.

Royals vs Rays Game Info

  • Kansas City Royals (32-19) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (25-26)
  • Date: Friday, May 24, 2024
  • Time: 6:50 PM ET
  • Venue: Tropicana Field -- St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Coverage: BSSUN

Royals vs Rays Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: KC: (-118) | TB: (-100)
  • Spread: KC: -1.5 (+136) | TB: +1.5 (-164)
  • Total: 8 -- Over: (-114) | Under: (-106)

Royals vs Rays Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Seth Lugo (Royals) - 7-1, 1.79 ERA vs Shawn Armstrong (Rays) - 1-1, 4.03 ERA

The Royals will give the nod to Seth Lugo (7-1, 1.79 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 8 on the season, and the Rays will counter with Shawn Armstrong (1-1, 4.03 ERA). When Lugo starts, his team is 7-3-0 against the spread this season. Lugo's team has been victorious in 60% of the games he's started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 3-2. The Rays have a 2-1-0 record against the spread in Armstrong's starts. The Rays have a 2-1 record in Armstrong's three starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.

Royals vs Rays Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Rays win (60.3%)

Royals vs Rays Moneyline

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

Royals vs Rays Spread

  • The Rays are at +1.5 on the runline against the Royals. The Rays are -164 to cover the spread, and the Royals are +136.

Royals vs Rays Over/Under

  • The over/under for the Royals versus Rays game on May 24 has been set at 8, with -114 odds on the over and -106 odds on the under.

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Royals vs Rays Betting Trends

  • The Royals have come away with 16 wins in the 20 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • This season Kansas City has come away with a win 13 times in 16 chances when named as a favorite of at least -118 on the moneyline.
  • The Royals and their opponents have gone over in 21 of their 48 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Royals are 30-18-0 against the spread in their 48 games that had a posted line this season.
  • The Rays have won eight of the 16 games they were the underdog on the moneyline this season (50%).
  • Tampa Bay has a 4-7 record (winning only 36.4% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline underdog of -100 or longer.
  • In the 51 games bookmakers have set an over/under for the Rays, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-25-0).
  • The Rays have put together a 22-29-0 record against the spread this season.

Royals Player Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. has 61 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .551, both of which are tops among Kansas City hitters this season. He has a .308 batting average and an on-base percentage of .365.
  • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, he is 14th in batting average, 23rd in on-base percentage, and eighth in slugging.
  • Witt will look for his seventh straight game with a hit in this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is batting .282 with four doubles, a triple, two home runs, two walks and 12 RBI.
  • Salvador Perez has 60 hits and an OBP of .401, both of which lead the Royals this season. He's batting .337 and slugging .551.
  • He ranks fourth in batting average, 10th in on-base percentage and eighth in slugging among qualified batters.
  • Maikel Garcia is batting .266 with a .429 slugging percentage and 32 RBI this year.
  • Garcia has picked up a hit in 10 games in a row. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .364 with three doubles, two triples, a home run, a walk and eight RBI.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has five home runs, 31 RBI and a batting average of .232 this season.
  • Pasquantino enters this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with a double, a triple, two walks and six RBI.

Rays Player Leaders

  • Isaac Paredes has racked up an on-base percentage of .395, a slugging percentage of .512, and has 53 hits, all club-highs for the Rays (while batting .308).
  • Including all qualified players, he is 14th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 11th and he is 18th in slugging.
  • Yandy Diaz is hitting .255 with nine doubles, four home runs and 18 walks. He's slugging .360 with an on-base percentage of .321.
  • He ranks 71st in batting average, 77th in on-base percentage and 123rd in slugging percentage in MLB.
  • Jose Caballero has eight doubles, a triple, two home runs and 10 walks while hitting .263.
  • Amed Rosario is batting .294 with six doubles, three triples, two home runs and three walks.

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