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MLB Prop Bets: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Kansas City Royals – August 12, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Kansas City Royals - August 12, 2022
2022-08-12 20:10:00 EDT

The Los Angeles Dodgers (77-33) face the Kansas City Royals (46-66) at Kauffman Stadium on Friday at 8:10pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Tony Gonsolin is the probable pitcher for the Dodgers, while Daniel Lynch is the probable pitcher for the Royals. The Dodgers are favored to win at -240, while the Royals are at +200. The total runs line is set at 9.0, with OVER at -121 and UNDER at +100.

  • The Dodgers (-150) have a 69-41 Run Line record this season, while the Royals (+130) hold a record of 52-60.
  • The Dodgers have a 43-56-11 O/U record this season (meaning 43 games have gone over the total runs line, 56 have gone under and 11 have resulted in a push). The Royals have a 55-55-2 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Dodgers are averaging 5.4 runs per game this season (1st in the league). Comparatively, the Royals are averaging only 3.9 (24th).
  • In the field, the Dodgers are allowing only 3.2 runs per game this season (1st in the league), while the Royals are allowing an average of 5.0 runs (27th).

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 Dodgers are at .262 (ranking 3rd in the Major leagues), while the Royals are batting .247 (13th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Dodgers are one of the best in the Major Leagues, hitting 143 to rank T6th. Alternatively, the Royals are at the opposite end of the home run standings, hitting just 96 (T25th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Dodgers have recorded 560 RBIs to rank 2nd in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Royals have recorded 423 RBIs to rank 24th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Dodgers have one of the strongest earned run averages this season, sitting at 2.89 (1st in the Majors), while the Royals are at the opposite end of the scale with an ERA of 4.62 (27th).

Strikeouts

  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Dodgers have recorded 967 this season, ranking 8th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Royals rank 26th for total strikeouts, recording 825.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of only .215 against the Dodgers this season (2nd in the Major Leagues). Alternatively, the Royals’ opponents are at .265 (28th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Dodgers 35-18-57 18-9-28 17-9-29 35-18-55 0-0-2 0-0-0 2-1-7
  • Royals 25-28-59 11-11-37 14-17-22 2-5-16 23-23-43 0-0-0 1-2-7

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Dodgers 57-33-20 31-14-10 26-19-10 57-31-20 0-2-0 0-0-0 7-3-0
  • Royals 38-39-35 21-21-17 17-18-18 7-7-9 31-32-26 0-0-0 4-4-2

NRFI/YRFI

  • The NRFI is 54-56 in Dodgers games this season. The Royals have a 57-55 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Dodgers recorded a 5-2 victory over the Royals at Dodger Stadium when these teams last met on July 9, 2017. Justin Turner was crushing the ball in that matchup, hitting 2 home runs and recording 3 RBIs. The Dodgers have now won five straight against the Royals.


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