Predictions for Royals vs. Athletics: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 19

Wednesday’s contest that pits the Kansas City Royals (41-33) versus the Oakland Athletics (27-48) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum is expected to be a tight matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-5 in favor of the Royals. First pitch is at 9:40 PM ET on June 19.

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Royals vs. Athletics Matchup Info

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Royals vs. Athletics Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Royals 6, Athletics 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Royals vs. Athletics Betting Lines

Royals vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Royals -143 +120 8 -108 -112

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Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has won 18, or 66.7%, of the 27 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Royals have come away with a win eight times in 10 chances when named as a favorite of at least -143 or better on the moneyline.
  • Contests involving Kansas City have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 34 of 74 chances this season.
  • The Royals had a 2-3 record over the five games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings, Kansas City and its opponents combined to hit the over nine times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Athletics Betting Insights

  • Oakland has won 21 of the 67 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (31.3%).
  • The Athletics are 14-37 (winning just 27.5% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +120 or longer.
  • Oakland has played in 75 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 34 times (34-39-2).
  • The Athletics have played as underdogs in 15 of their past 15 games and won three of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Oakland and its opponents are 5-10-0 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Royals vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Cole Ragans

  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 3.14, a 3.92 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.140 in 15 games this season.
  • Cole Ragans’ team has won 42.9% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (3-4).
  • Ragans’ team has won seven of his 15 starts.
  • Games Ragans has started this season hit the over four times in 15 chances.

Athletics’ Starting Pitcher: Luis Medina

  • The 25-year-old has amassed an ERA of 5.87, with 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings in three games this season. Opponents are batting .250 against him.
  • The Athletics were the underdog on the moneyline for three Luis Medina starts this season — they lost all of the games.
  • Medina’s team has fallen in all three of his starts this season.
  • Medina has three starts with a set total this season — his team has not hit the over once.

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Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 41-33
Home 25-14
Road 16-19
One-Run Games 11-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 24-11

Athletics’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 27-48
Home 16-20
Road 11-28
One-Run Games 11-15
Scoring 5+ Runs 13-5

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