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Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics odds, tips and betting trends | June 19

On Sunday, the Oakland Athletics (22-45) are hosting the Kansas City Royals (23-41), at 4:07 PM ET. The Royals have taken three in a row.

The Royals are favored (-140 moneyline odds) when they square off against the Athletics (+120). The Royals will start Brady Singer (3-1) versus the Athletics and Jared Koenig (0-2).

Yesterday, the Royals claimed a 2-0 victory over the Athletics, with Brad Keller (7 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 6 K) earning the win for the Royals. Ryan O’Hearn finished 1-for-1 with a double and an RBI to lead the offense. Cole Irvin (6.1 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 6 K) picked up the loss for the Athletics.

Before watching this Royals vs. Athletics matchup, here’s what you need to know about Sunday’s action on the diamond.

Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics Odds and Betting Lines

Major League Baseball odds courtesy of Tipico Sportsbook. Odds updated Saturday at 11:05 PM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Royals (-140, bet $140 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Athletics (+120, bet $100 to win $120)
  • Over/under: 7.5

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Royals Stats and Trends

Royals Betting Records

  • The Royals have entered the game as favorites nine times this season and won four of those games.
  • Kansas City has played as a favorite of -140 or more once this season and won that game.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 58.3% chance of a victory for the Royals.
  • Games involving Kansas City have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 32 of 67 chances this season.
  • In 67 games with a spread this season, the Royals are 28-39-0 ATS.

Brady Singer (Royals Probable Starter)

  • The Royals will hand the ball to Singer (3-1) for his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs in 5 2/3 innings pitched on Tuesday in his last outing, a matchup with the San Francisco Giants.
  • The 25-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with an ERA of 4.24, a 4.444 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.190.
  • He has earned a quality start two times in six starts this season.
  • Singer has pitched five or more innings in six straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • The Athletics have scored 213 runs this season, which ranks 29th in MLB. They are batting .208 for the campaign with 46 home runs, 29th in the league.

Royals Batting Stats

  • The Royals’ 47 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.
  • Hitters for the Royals combine to rank 27th in MLB with a team slugging percentage of just .366 this season.
  • Kansas City has a team batting average of .239 this season, which ranks 17th among MLB teams.
  • The Royals have scored 243 runs (just 3.8 per game) this season, which ranks 27th in MLB.
  • Kansas City has an on-base percentage of .302 this season, which ranks 23rd in the league.
  • The Royals rank fourth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.6 whiffs per contest.

Athletics Stats and Trends

Athletics Betting Records

  • The Athletics have come away with 17 wins in the 53 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This year, Oakland has won 11 of 40 games when listed as at least +120 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Athletics have a 45.5% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Oakland and their opponents have gone over in 29 of their 67 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Athletics are 29-38-0 against the spread in their 67 games that had a posted line this season.

Jared Koenig (Athletics Probable Starter)

  • Koenig (0-2) starts for the Athletics, his third of the season.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox, when he threw 4 2/3 innings, allowing six earned runs while giving up nine hits.
  • Opposing hitters have compiled a batting average of .412 against him this season. He has an 11.25 ERA and 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings over his two games.
  • The opposing Royals offense has a collective .239 batting average, and is 20th in the league with 516 total hits and 27th in MLB play with 243 runs scored. They have the 27th-ranked slugging percentage (.366) and are 27th in all of MLB with 47 home runs.

Athletics Batting Stats

  • The Athletics have hit the second-fewest home runs in MLB play this season (46).
  • This season, the Athletics’ .327 slugging percentage is the second-lowest average in the league.
  • Oakland ranks last in the majors with a .208 batting average.
  • The offense for the Athletics is No. 29 in MLB action scoring 3.2 runs per game (213 total runs).
  • Oakland ranks last in the league with a .272 on-base percentage.
  • The Athletics strike out 8.5 times per game to rank 23rd in baseball.

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Royals vs. Athletics: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Sunday, June 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:07 PM ET
  • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
  • TV Channel: NBC Sports Networks
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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