When the Houston Astros (83-64) and Kansas City Royals (46-101) match up at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, September 15, Cristian Javier will get the call for the Astros, while the Royals will send Zack Greinke to the hill. The game will start at 8:10 PM ET.

The Astros are favored in this one, at -200, while the underdog Royals have +165 odds to upset. The over/under for the game is listed at 10.5 runs.

Astros vs. Royals Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, September 15, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Probable Pitchers: Javier - HOU (9-3, 4.78 ERA) vs Greinke - KC (1-15, 5.19 ERA)

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Astros vs. Royals Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Take a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup available at individual sportsbooks.

Astros Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
BetMGM -200 +165 - 10.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM

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Astros vs. Royals Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Astros have won 57, or 55.9%, of the 102 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • The Astros have gone 14-7 (winning 66.7% of their games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -200 or shorter.
  • Houston has a 66.7% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Astros played as the moneyline favorite in seven of their last 10 games, and they finished 3-4 in those matchups.
  • In its last 10 matchups, Houston and its opponents combined to hit the over six times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • The Royals have been underdogs in 125 games this season and have come away with the win 38 times (30.4%) in those contests.
  • This season, the Royals have been victorious 10 times in 44 chances when named as an underdog of at least +165 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in seven of their past 10 games and won one of those contests.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to hit the over three times.

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Astros Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL West Rank
Win World Series +550 3rd 1st
Win AL West -225 - 1st

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