Predictions for Rangers vs. Royals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 23

Sunday’s contest that pits the Texas Rangers (36-40) against the Kansas City Royals (42-36) at Globe Life Field should be a competitive matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-4 in favor of the Rangers. Game time is at 2:35 PM ET on June 23.

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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 -161 +136 8 -115 -105

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Rangers Betting Insights

  • Texas has been victorious in 22, or 52.4%, of the 42 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Rangers have won five of 11 games when listed as at least -161 or better on the moneyline.
  • Texas and its opponents have gone over in 27 of 76 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Rangers were favored on the moneyline for six of their past 15 games, and they went 4-2 in those matchups.
  • In 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 22 of the 47 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (46.8%).
  • The Royals have a 4-6 record (winning 40% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +136 or longer.
  • In the 78 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Kansas City, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 34 times (34-41-3).
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in 10 of their past 15 games and won three of those contests.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents are 7-7-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

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Rangers vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

Rangers’ Starting Pitcher: Max Scherzer

  • Last season, he posted a 3.77 ERA with 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings and a record of 13-6.
  • Max Scherzer and his team won as favorites in 68% of his 25 appearances last season with a moneyline.
  • The 39-year-old made 27 appearances last year and his team went 19-11 in those games.

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Alec Marsh

  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 4.37, with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings in 13 games this season. Opposing batters have a .232 batting average against him.
  • The Royals are 6-2 in Marsh’s eight starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • In Marsh’s 13 starts, his team is 9-4.
  • Alec Marsh has started 13 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in seven of them.

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Rangers’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 36-40
Home 19-19
Road 17-21
One-Run Games 9-8
Scoring 5+ Runs 24-5

Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 42-36
Home 25-14
Road 17-22
One-Run Games 12-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 24-11

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