Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 06/26/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
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Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 06/26/2021 – The Royals and Rangers will continue their three-game series from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The Royals were once at the top of the AL Central but they now remain at the third spot ahead of the Tigers. Texas Rangers are stuck at the bottom of the AL West Division and the baseball betting odds have not been in their favor. The Rangers are one of those weak teams that have a weak chance of making it to the playoffs this season. However, they managed to defeat the Royals in their series opener and are looking forward to continuing their success.
Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 06/26/2021
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals have won 33 games this season but are eight games behind the .500 mark after losing 41 in return. Kansas City is trailing the Indians at the second spot. Last night, they gave up nine runs against the Rangers and scored just four in return. The Royals dropped their last series against the Yankees with a 1-2 record. Kansas City will need to make up for all their loss if they are keen on making it to the postseason. The Royals are yet to announce their starter for this game.
Players to watch: W. Merrifield RF (GP 73, AB 290, R 45, H 79, 2B 18, 3B 1, HR 6, RBI 41, TB 117, BB 22, SO 42, SB 21, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.403, OPS 0.727, WAR 1.7), S. Perez C (GP 73, AB 285, R 36, H 81, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 18, RBI 47, TB 150, BB 8, SO 77, SB 0, AVG 0.284, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.526, OPS 0.841, WAR 2.2).
Texas Rangers are coming into this game holding a 28-48 record on the season. The Rangers are behind the Angels, but getting to the top three seems way out of reach. Texas will need to win eight of every 10 games to get back in the AL West race. Texas seems to be improving with their performance, especially after splitting their series against the Athletics. Kyle Gibson will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Gibson is holding an ERA of 2.17 with 83 innings pitched in total.
Players to watch: I. Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 75, AB 304, R 41, H 84, 2B 14, 3B 2, HR 6, RBI 28, TB 120, BB 11, SO 53, SB 15, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.311, SLG 0.395, OPS 0.705, WAR 2.9), N. Solak 2B (GP 74, AB 274, R 38, H 62, 2B 10, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 30, TB 100, BB 18, SO 79, SB 3, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.365, OPS 0.666, WAR 0.4).
Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games.
Texas is 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks
The best sports gambling website is once again slanting towards the Rangers to win this game. Kansas City has been stuck in the same position and the Rangers will try their best not to finish last in their division.
Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Royals 4.