Rays vs. Royals MLB Same Game Parlay Picks – Thursday, July 4

Vinnie Pasquantino and Josh Lowe take the field when the Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays meet on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.

Curious what a same game parlay might look like for the Rays-Royals matchup? Keep scrolling — we’ve got you covered with the key details below.

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Rays vs. Royals Prediction & Pick

  • Score Prediction: Royals 5, Rays 4
  • Expected Runs: 8.2

Rays vs. Royals Odds

  • Kansas City is a +104 underdog on the moneyline, while Tampa Bay is a -122 favorite on the road.
  • A combined run total of 8.5 has been set for Rays-Royals on July 4, with the over at -122 and the under at +100.

A potential way to construct a same game parlay is to select a strikeout over/under prop of either team’s starting pitcher. Here’s a look at what’s available:

  • The Rays’ Zach Eflin has a strikeout total of 3.5 at -147 for the over and +116 for the under.
  • For the Royals, Alec Marsh has a strikeout over/under of 4.5 at -147 for the over and +116 for the under.

Rays vs. Royals Stats

  • The Rays have won 22 of the 43 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (51.2%).
  • This season, the Royals have been the underdog 49 times and won 22, or 44.9%, of those games.
  • Tampa Bay has played in 85 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 42 times (42-40-3).
  • Kansas City and its opponents have hit the over in 37 of its 87 games with a total this season.
Zach Eflin (TB) Pitcher Alec Marsh (KC)
4 – 5 W/L 6 – 5
87.1 IP 81.2
3.92 ERA 4.19
1.122 WHIP 1.200
7.1 K/9 8.2
0.7 BB/9 2.8

Rays vs. Royals Same Game Parlay Payout

Assuming you select the Royals — the computer favorite above — on the moneyline, choose the under per the computer prediction, and land a successful parlay, here’s the payout a $10 bet could net based the pitcher prop you tab:

  • Zach Eflin over 3.5 strikeouts: $52.37
  • Zach Eflin under 3.5 strikeouts: $70.18
  • Alec Marsh over 4.5 strikeouts: $52.37
  • Alec Marsh under 4.5 strikeouts: $70.18

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