Astros/Royals Series Odds
The Kansas City Royals look to make another run to the World Series, and it starts in the ALDS against the Houston Astros. Here is a look at the odds for this series.
The Royals were 95-67 on the season and won the AL Central while the Astros were 86-76 and earned a Wild Card bid, which led to a 3-0 win over the Yankees on Tuesday to get into this series. The Royals will have the home-field advantage in this best-of-5. According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, the Royals are the slight favorite in this series, as KC is getting odds of -140 to win, while the Astros have been given odds of +120 to prevail.
These two teams met six times during the season and the Astros were 4-2 against the Royals. The home team went 5-1 in the six games and the two were 4-1-1 with the under. In the six games, Kansas City finished with 13 runs while the Astros had a total of 22 runs. Houston is averaging 4.7 runs per nine innings and has a pitching staff with a 3.55 ERA. The Royals put up 4.72 runs per nine innings this season and their pitching staff had a total ERA of 3.74, led by a bullpen that had a 2.72 ERA.