On Saturday, September 23, Kyle Tucker's Houston Astros (85-69) host Bobby Witt Jr.'s Kansas City Royals (52-102) at Minute Maid Park. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:10 PM ET.

The Astros are -275 moneyline favorites in this matchup with the Royals (+225). Houston is the run-line favorite (-2.5). The over/under is 9.5 runs for this matchup (with -110 odds to go over and -110 odds to go under).

Royals vs. Astros Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet SW
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park
  • Probable Pitchers: J.P. France - HOU (11-5, 3.84 ERA) vs Jordan Lyles - KC (4-17, 6.26 ERA)

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Royals vs. Astros Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Here's a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup available on individual sportsbooks.

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

  • The Astros have been favorites in 108 games this season and won 58 (53.7%) of those contests.
  • In games they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -275 or shorter, the Astros have a record of 6-3 (66.7%).
  • Houston has a 73.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Astros have a 2-7 record across the nine games they were favored on the moneyline in their last 10 matchups.
  • Over its last 10 matchups (all had set totals), Houston combined with its opponents to hit the over on the total four times.
  • The Royals have won in 44, or 33.3%, of the 132 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
  • This year, the Royals have won two of five games when listed as at least +225 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in 10 of their past 10 games and won seven of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Kansas City and its opponents are 4-6-0 in the last 10 games with a total.

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