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Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 05/12/2022 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 05-12-2022 Picks Predictions and Preview

Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 05/12/2022 – On Thursday night, the Kansas City Royals will be meeting the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field for some action in the diamond. This will be the final game of a three-game series between these two teams. The Kansas City Royals are placed fourth in the AL Central, currently dominated by the Minnesota Twins, with a record of 10-18. The Texas Rangers are also in the fourth position of the AL West, with a record of 12-17. The latest baseball picks and predictions are expecting the Texas Rangers to win in this game.

Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 05/12/2022

When:Thursday, May 12, 8:05 PM ET
Where:Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas
TV:MLBN
Stream:MLB.TV

Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers 05/12/2022

TeamRLTOTALML
Kansas City Royals+1.5 (-175)7.5 o (-105)+120
Texas Rangers-1.5 (+155)7.5 u (-115)-130
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Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals lost the first game of the series against the Rangers, but managed to pluck a win in the second game with a score of 8-2. The Kansas City offense is led by Andrew Benintendi who has posted 32 hits so far and is batting with an average of .314 for the team. The lead home-run getter for the team is Salvador Perez who has scored 5 homeruns so far. On the mound against the Texas Rangers, the Kansas City Royals will be setting up Jon Heasley. Heasley is 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA from the last baseball season.

Players to watch: Whit Merrifield 2B (GP 27, AB 108, R 4, H 15, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 7, TB 18, BB 6, SO 16, SB 3, AVG 0.139, OBP 0.179, SLG 0.167, OPS 0.346, WAR -1), Salvador Perez C (GP 27, AB 107, R 10, H 21, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 10, TB 42, BB 3, SO 31, SB 0, AVG 0.196, OBP 0.232, SLG 0.393, OPS 0.625, WAR 0.2).

Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers lost the second game of the series, surprisingly after winning the first game. The Texas offense is led by Nate Lowe who has posted 27 hits and is batting with an average of .252 as of now. The highest number of home runs for the team is scored by Corey Seager who has pocketed 7 homers so far, while the highest number of RBIs for the team goes to Adolis Garcia. Against the Kansas City Royals, the Texas Rangers will be sending Taylor Hearn to the mound. Hearn is 1-2 with a 6.53 ERA.

Players to watch: Marcus Semien 2B (GP 28, AB 111, R 11, H 19, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 8, TB 25, BB 9, SO 24, SB 2, AVG 0.171, OBP 0.236, SLG 0.225, OPS 0.461, WAR -0.1), Corey Seager SS (GP 27, AB 107, R 12, H 26, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 14, TB 45, BB 10, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.243, OBP 0.305, SLG 0.421, OPS 0.726, WAR 1).

Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers

Trends

Kansas City Royals

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 7 games.
Royals are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
Kansas City are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Texas.
Kansas City are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games on the road.
Royals are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Texas.

Texas Rangers

The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas’ last 16 games.
Texas are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas’ last 5 games at home.
Texas are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas’ last 11 games against an opponent in the American League.

Kansas City Royals vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks

The Kansas City Royals might have been lucky in the second game, but this game can easily go either way. The Rangers seem to have a better advantage with Hearn on the mound. The MLB odds today are leaning in favor of a Texas Rangers win in this game.

Score Prediction: Rangers 6, Royals 4.