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MLB Prop Bets: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Kansas City Royals – August 23, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Kansas City Royals - August 23, 2022
2022-08-23 20:10:00 EDT

The Arizona Diamondbacks (55-66) face the Kansas City Royals (49-74) at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday at 8:10pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Zach Davies is the probable pitcher for the Diamondbacks, while Jon Heasley is the probable pitcher for the Royals. The Diamondbacks are favored to win at -125, while the Royals are at +105. The total runs line is set at 8.5, with OVER at -121 and UNDER at +100.

  • The Diamondbacks (+135) have a 67-54 Run Line record this season, while the Royals (-155) hold a record of 56-67.
  • The Diamondbacks have a 53-63-5 O/U record this season (meaning 53 games have gone over the total runs line, 63 have gone under and five have resulted in a push). The Royals have a 60-60-3 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Diamondbacks are averaging 4.3 runs per game this season (19th in the league). Comparatively, the Royals are averaging 3.8 (24th).
  • In the field, the Diamondbacks are allowing 4.5 runs per game this season (22nd in the league), while the Royals are allowing an average of 5.0 runs (26th).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Diamondbacks are at .228 (ranking 26th in the Major leagues), while the Royals are batting .242 (15th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Royals have hit 102 (T26th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Diamondbacks have managed 131 (14th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Diamondbacks have recorded 481 RBIs to rank 21st in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Royals have recorded 448 RBIs to rank 24th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Royals have an earned run average of 4.65 this season (26th in the Majors), while The Diamondbacks have an ERA of 4.18 (22nd).

Strikeouts

  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Diamondbacks have recorded 899 this season, ranking 26th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Royals rank 25th for total strikeouts, recording 902.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .268 against the Royals this season (29th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Diamondbacks’ opponents are at .248 (22nd).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Diamondbacks 28-30-63 18-14-32 10-16-31 10-4-19 18-26-44 0-0-0 3-2-5
  • Royals 27-32-64 12-12-39 15-20-25 2-5-16 25-27-48 0-0-0 2-4-4

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Diamondbacks 49-40-32 28-17-19 21-23-13 15-6-12 34-34-20 0-0-0 6-2-2
  • Royals 42-45-36 23-22-18 19-23-18 7-7-9 35-38-27 0-0-0 3-6-1

NRFI/YRFI

  • The NRFI is 58-63 in Diamondbacks games this season. The Royals have a 62-61 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Diamondbacks recorded an 8-6 victory over the Royals at Chase Field when these teams last met on May 24. MJ Melendez was unstoppable in that matchup, hitting a home run, a double and recording 3 RBIs. The Diamondbacks have now won three straight against the Royals.


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