Kyle Tucker will lead the way for the Houston Astros (83-65) on Saturday, September 16, when they match up with Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals (47-101) at Kauffman Stadium at 7:10 PM ET.

The Royals are listed as +125 moneyline underdogs in this matchup against the favored Astros (-150). The total is 9.5 runs for the contest (with +100 odds to hit the over and -120 odds on the under).

Astros vs. Royals Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Probable Pitchers: J.P. France - HOU (11-5, 3.61 ERA) vs Cole Ragans - KC (6-4, 3.13 ERA)

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Astros vs. Royals Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Check out the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted on 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 entered the game as favorites 103 times this season and won 57, or 55.3%, of those games.
  • The Astros have gone 34-27 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -150 or shorter (55.7% winning percentage).
  • Houston has a 60% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Astros played as the moneyline favorite for seven of their last 10 games, and finished 3-4 in those matchups.
  • In its last 10 matchups -- all had a set run total -- Houston and its opponents combined to go over the total six times.
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 126 games this year and have walked away with the win 39 times (31%) in those games.
  • The Royals have a mark of 26-63 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +125 or worse on the moneyline.
  • In seven games as underdogs over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 2-5.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Kansas City and its opponents are 2-5-3 in the last 10 games with a total.

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Astros Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL West Rank
Win World Series +550 3rd 1st
Win AL West -190 - 1st

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