J.P. France will toe the rubber for the Houston Astros (83-65) on Saturday, September 16 versus the Kansas City Royals (47-101), who will answer with Cole Ragans. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:10 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium.

The Astros are listed as -150 moneyline favorites in this matchup with the Royals (+125). The total is 9.5 runs for the matchup.

Royals vs. Astros 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: France - HOU (11-5, 3.61 ERA) vs Ragans - KC (6-4, 3.13 ERA)

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Royals vs. Astros Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

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

Astros Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
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Royals vs. Astros Betting Trends and Insights

  • This season, the Astros have been favored 103 times and won 57, or 55.3%, of those games.
  • In games they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -150 or shorter, the Astros have a 34-27 record (winning 55.7% of their games).
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Houston has a 60% chance to win.
  • The Astros went 3-4 across the seven games they were a moneyline favorite in their last 10 matchups.
  • In its last 10 matchups (all had set totals), Houston combined with its opponents to hit the over on the run 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 win-loss record of 26-63 when favored by +125 or worse by oddsmakers this year.
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in seven of their past 10 games and won two of those contests.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to hit the over two times.

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