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Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros MLB Predictions, Odds and Favorite Picks (Thursday, July 7th, 2022)

Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros

A four-game series will come to an end as the Kansas City Royals take on the Houston Astros from the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The Royals are at the bottom of the AL Central Division and they hold one of the worst records in the majors. Kansas City will try to build on their last success against the Astros, but the baseball betting tipsters favor the Astros to win and cover. Houston is at the top of the AL West Division and is way ahead of Seattle Mariners at the second position.

Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros Information

Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022
Time: 2:10 PM ET
Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas
TV Coverage: MLBN

Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Royals +1.5 (+111) 8.5 0 (-111) +230
Astros -1.5 (-154) 8.5 u (-122) -345
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Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros CashBet Wagering Analysis

The Royals have won some games against tough opponents but they are unable to maintain consistency. Kansas City is holding a terrible 30-50 record on the season and is trailing the Tigers. The Astros had set the bar high in their division as they remain more than a dozen games ahead of the Mariners. Houston is all set to clinch the division title.

Justin Verlander to Take the Nod

The Astros will deliver their Ace Justin Verlander to the mound as their starter. Verlander is holding a solid ERA of 2.03 and is 10-3 on the season. Verlander recorded 90 Ks in total. From the plate, Michael Brantley smashed 70 hits. Yordan Alvarez is the leader in home runs with 25. Alex Bregman recorded 66 hits while Yuli Gurriel recorded 23 doubles. The Astros will look for an easy victory in this game.

Kansas to Turn in Kris Bubic for the Nod

The Royals will give the ball to Kris Bubic as their starter. Bubic is holding a terrible ERA of 7.06 and is 1-5 on the season. Overall, Bubic has 37 Ks this season. From the plate, Hunter Dozier has 15 doubles while White Merrifield has 33 RBIs and 18 doubles. Andrew Benintendi is the leader with 92 hits and 32RBIs. When it comes to home runs, Salvador Perez smashed 11 and recorded 34 RBIs. The Royals smashed seven runs in their last game and gave up only four to the Astros.

Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros Head to Head with Spread

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games.
Kansas City is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games on the road.
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City’s last 9 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Houston is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston’s last 7 games against Kansas City.
Houston is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City.

Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros CashBet Free Pick

This is a tough game for the Royals as they are struggling to make ends meet. The Astros have Verlander on the mound and their powerful batting squad will help them win with ease. Take Houston to win as per the online baseball sportsbook.

Kansas City Royals vs. Houston Astros CashBet Best Bet: Houston Astros.

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