Rangers at Royals 5/15/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Texas Rangers vs. Kansas City Royals
MLB: 8:15 PM EST
May. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : TEX -132 Total 9
The Texas Rangers remain in Kansas City on Wednesday for game two of their series against the Royals. Texas has won three of their last ten games and sit 4th in the AL West. Texas lost in Houston 15-5 on Sunday and entered this series riding a four game losing streak. The Rangers carry a 5-14 road record.
Mike Minor will make his 9th start of the season for the Rangers. Minor is 3-3 on the season with 53.2 innings pitched. Minor has 53 strikeouts, 17 walks, and carries a 2.68 ERA. Minor pitched 5 innings in his last start allowing 3 earned runs on 7 hits.
The Kansas City Royals remain at home for this series after losing 6-1 to the Phillies on Sunday. The Royals have won just three of their last ten games and sit last in the AL Central. Kansas City averages 4.5 runs per game which ranks 19th in the MLB. The Royals carry a 9-13 home field record.
Jorge Lopez will make his 9th start of the season for the Royals. Lopez is 0-4 on the year with 43 innings pitched. Lopez has 39 strikeouts, 17 walks, and carries a 6.07 ERA. Lopez pitched just 2.1 innings in his last start allowing 6 earned runs on 6 hits.
Recent Betting Trends:
Rangers are 0-4 in their last 4 overall.
Royals are 2-5 in their last 7 overall.
Over is 12-4-1 in Rangers last 17 overall.
Under is 3-0-1 in Royals last 4 on grass.
Free Betting Pick: Texas Rangers -132
The Royals have been just awful this season and haven't looked any better at home. The Rangers are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Kansas City. The Royals are 1-8 in Lopezs last 9 starts. Back the road favorite. Final Score Prediction, Texas Rangers win in high scoring game 7-4.