Predictions for Rangers vs. Royals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 22

Saturday’s game between the Texas Rangers (35-40) and Kansas City Royals (42-35) squaring off at Globe Life Field has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Rangers, so expect a competitive matchup. The game will begin at 4:05 PM ET on June 22.

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Rangers vs. Royals Matchup Info

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Rangers vs. Royals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Royals 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Rangers vs. Royals Betting Lines

Rangers vs Royals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Rangers -148 +124 8 -108 -112

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Rangers Betting Insights

  • Texas has been the favorite in 41 games this season, and has come away with the win 21 times (51.2%) in those contests.
  • The Rangers have a mark of 9-7 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -148 or better on the moneyline.
  • Texas and its opponents have hit the over in 27 of 75 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Rangers had a 3-3 record over the six games they were favored on the moneyline in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings (all 15 of them had set totals), Texas and its opponents combined to go over the run total six times.

Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has won 47.8% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (22-24).
  • The Royals have gone 6-9 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +124 or longer (40%).
  • Kansas City has played in 77 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 34 times (34-40-3).
  • In 10 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Royals had a record of 4-6.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have failed to hit the over eight times.

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Rangers vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

Rangers’ Starting Pitcher: Jon Gray

  • The 32-year-old has pitched in 14 games this season with a 3.31 ERA and 9 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .260.
  • When Jon Gray starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 4-5.
  • Gray’s team has a 6-6 record in his starts this season.
  • Games Gray has started this season hit the over two times in 12 chances.

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Michael Wacha

  • The 32-year-old has an ERA of 4.24, with 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings in 12 games this season. Opposing batters have a .253 batting average against him.
  • The Royals have a 2-5 record in Wacha’s seven starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Wacha’s team has a 5-7 record in his starts this season.
  • Wacha’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in five of 12 contests.

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Rangers’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 35-40
Home 18-19
Road 17-21
One-Run Games 9-8
Scoring 5+ Runs 23-5

Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 42-35
Home 25-14
Road 17-21
One-Run Games 12-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 24-11

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