Predictions for Royals vs. Rays: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – July 2

Tuesday’s game between the Kansas City Royals (47-39) and the Tampa Bay Rays (42-42) at Kauffman Stadium has a projected final score of 5-3 based on our computer prediction, with the Royals taking home the win. First pitch is at 8:10 PM on July 2.

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Royals vs. Rays Matchup Info

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Royals vs. Rays Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Royals 5, Rays 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs

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Royals vs. Rays Betting Lines

Royals vs Rays Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Royals -115 -105 9.5 +102 -122

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Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has been the favorite in 34 games this season, and has come away with the win 23 times (67.6%) in those contests.
  • The Royals have a win-loss record of 21-10 when favored by -115 or better by bookmakers this year.
  • Kansas City and its opponents have gone over in 36 of 86 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Royals had a 5-3 record in the eight games they were favored on the moneyline over their last 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings (all had set totals), Kansas City combined with its opponents to go over the run total four times.

Rays Betting Insights

  • Tampa Bay has been the underdog on the moneyline 36 total times this season. It has gone 15-21 in those games.
  • The Rays have a record of 11-17 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of -105 or longer (39.3%).
  • In the 84 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Tampa Bay, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 42 times (42-40-2).
  • In 10 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Rays had a record of 5-5.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Tampa Bay and its opponents have failed to hit the over seven times.

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Royals vs. Rays Probable Pitchers

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Brady Singer

  • The 27-year-old has pitched to a 3.12 ERA this season with 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.6 walks per nine across 16 games.
  • Brady Singer has started six games with his team as the moneyline favorite and won each of them.
  • Singer’s team is 10-6 when he starts this season.
  • Out of Singer’s 16 starts with a total this season, eight have hit the over.

Rays’ Starting Pitcher: Zack Littell

  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 4.17, with 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings in 16 games this season. Opposing batters have a .287 batting average against him.
  • The Rays are 4-3 in Littell’s seven starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Over Littell’s 16 starts, his team is 8-8.
  • Zack Littell has had 16 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to hit the over in nine of those outings.

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Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 47-39
Home 30-16
Road 17-23
One-Run Games 13-12
Scoring 5+ Runs 27-11

Rays’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 42-42
Home 23-25
Road 19-17
One-Run Games 16-7
Scoring 5+ Runs 25-6

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