Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals MLB Odds, Predictions and Picks


Houston Astros
Houston Astros
96-53 (40-33 V)
7:15 pm ET, Saturday, September 14, 2019
Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
55-93 (29-45 H)
TV: 7:15 p.m. ET, AT&T SportsNet-Southwest (Houston), FS Kansas City
Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals MLB Odds, Predictions and Picks

Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Today's Odds

Time Gm# Team Opener Bovada BOnline Public MyBookie
09/14
7:15p
921
922
HOU
KAN
-350/+281
9
-350/+275
10
-335/+295
10u-111
o89%
70%
-380/+280
10u-115

Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Match Preview

George Springer is putting on the best regular-season power display of his six-year career and hopes to continue doing so when the Houston Astros visit the Kansas City Royals on Saturday for the middle contest of their three-game set. Springer hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the ninth inning of Friday's series opener to give Houston a 4-1 win and himself a new career high of 35 blasts.

Springer has collected eight homers and 18 RBIs in his last 12 games, and Friday's shot over the left-center-field fence pulled the American League West-leading Astros within one game of the New York Yankees for the best record in the major leagues. Jose Altuve went deep for the 28th time as he broke the club mark for a second baseman that was set in 2004 by Jeff Kent. Zack Greinke will be on the mound against the Royals, the team with which he spent seven seasons - a stretch that saw him capture the American League Cy Young Award in 2009. Kansas City has won eight of its last 12 games despite being limited to five hits in the series opener.

Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals

Pitching Matchup: Astros RH Zack Greinke (15-5, 2.99 ERA) vs. Royals LH Mike Montgomery (3-8, 4.77)

Greinke is 5-1 with a 3.32 ERA in seven starts since being acquired from Arizona. The 35-year-old defeated Oakland in his last outing after permitting two hits over six scoreless innings. Greinke, who is 0-2 with a 3.24 ERA in four career starts against the Royals, is 36-30 with a 3.53 ERA in 112 career appearances (92 starts) at Kauffman Stadium.

Montgomery is 2-6 with a 4.29 ERA in 10 starts since being obtained from the Chicago Cubs. The 30-year-old has dropped his last three decisions, allowing five runs in two of the setbacks. Montgomery is 1-1 with a 2.29 ERA in seven career appearances (two starts) against Houston and has struggled with Altuve (3-for-5, homer) and Springer (4-for-8).

Overall W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Zack Greinke (R)
Mike Montgomery (L)
5-1
2-6
5-2
3-7
43.1
50.1
44
61
1.20
1.45
3.95
4.29
7.3
3.5
3.7
5.6
3-4
5-5
Last 3 W/L TW/TL IP H WHIP ERA AF AA O/U
Zack Greinke (R)
Mike Montgomery (L)
1-1
0-2
1-2
1-2
17.2
16.0
16
19
0.96
1.44
4.58
3.94
8.3
2.3
4.3
5.3
2-1
2-1

 

Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Stats

Team record money vs LHP vs RHP Fave Dog O/U Diff
Houston 96-53 -115.00 32-10 64-43 93-45 2-8 67-79-3 1.62
Kansas City 55-93 -2040.00 15-24 40-69 13-14 41-76 73-68-7 -1.03

Last 5 Games

Houston Astros

Date Opponent score Result line Total starter ip Location opposing starter
Sep 13, 2019 KC 4-1 W -380 9 Gerrit Cole 8 Danny Duffy A
Sep 12, 2019 OAK 2-3 L -300 9 Justin Verlander 6 Homer Bailey H
Sep 11, 2019 OAK 3-5 L -149 11 Jose Urquidy 5 Brett Anderson H
Sep 10, 2019 OAK 7-21 L -155 10 Wade Miley 0.1 Tanner Roark H
Sep 9, 2019 OAK 15-0 W -184 9.50 Zack Greinke 6 Mike Fiers H

Kansas City Royals

Date Opponent score Result line Total starter ip Location opposing starter
Sep 13, 2019 HOU 1-4 L 340 9 Danny Duffy 6 Gerrit Cole H
Sep 12, 2019 CHW 6-3 W 183 8.50 Jorge Lopez 5.1 Lucas Giolito A
Sep 11, 2019 CHW 8-6 W 147 10.50 Glenn Sparkman 5 Reynaldo Lopez A
Sep 10, 2019 CHW 3-7 L 108 9.50 Jakob Junis 5 Ivan Nova A
Sep 8, 2019 MIA 0-9 L -109 8.50 Mike Montgomery 4 Sandy Alcantara A

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Game Lines

Match
Moneyline Runline Total
Houston Astros -1.5 (-210) -350 O 9.5 (-110)
Kansas City Royals +1.5 (+175) +275 U 9.5 (-110)
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5 Inning Line
Moneyline Runline Total
Houston Astros -0.5 (-175) -275 O 5.0 (-120)
Kansas City Royals +0.5 (+145) +215 U 5.0 (-110)
DRAW - - -
1st Inning
Moneyline Runline Total
Houston Astros -0.5 (+215) -200
Kansas City Royals +0.5 (-295) +150
DRAW - - -
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