Rangers vs. Royals Predictions
Will the Rangers snap their three-game losing streak with a win tonight against the Royals at 8:15PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Royals are -111 money line favorites over the Rangers, who have odds of +101 to pull off the upset on the road. With Yu Darvish set to face Danny Duffy in the pitching matchup, the total sits at 7.5 runs.
TEXAS: The Rangers have now lost seven of eight overall and six of seven on the road. While they're 6-2 in their last eight road games versus a left-handed starter, they're just 1-5 in their last six games versus American League Central opponents and have dropped five of six games following a loss.
KASNAS CITY: The Royals are struggling as well, having dropped 10 of 14 overall and 11 of 15 against the American League West. They're also 2-9 in their last 11 games versus a right-handed starter, are 0-4 in their last four games following an off day, and are 4-9 in their last 13 games when playing the opener of a series.
OUR PICK: Take the under, which is 16-5-5 in the last 26 meetings between these two teams and 19-6-3 in the last 28 meetings in Kansas City. The under is also 3-1-1 in Darvish's last five road starts, 6-2-1 in his last nine starts overall, and 5-2-1 in his last eight starts versus American League Central opponents. On the other side, the under is 17-8-2 in Duffy's last 27 starts during Game 1 of a series and 4-0 in his last four starts versus American League West opponents.
FRIDAY MLB FREE PICK: RANGERS/ROYALS UNDER 7.5