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Kansas City Royals at Oakland Athletics Betting Pick for 6/19/24

At 9:40 PM ET, the Athletics and Royals will square off in an AL matchup. This one is taking place at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, and the Athletics are the heavy underdogs on the money line, with their odds sitting at +148 compared to the Royals at -176. The over/under line is currently 7.5 runs.

Kansas City will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak with Cole Ragans on the mound, while the Athletics are starting Luis Medina. The Royals are 41-33 overall, and the Athletics are in last place in the AL West with a record of 27-48.

Royals Look to Break Series Slump as Ragans Takes the Mound Against Athletics,

The Kansas City Royals are 41-33 overall this season and trail the Guardians by five games in the AL Central. They have gone 13-9 in division matchups so far. Kansas City is 25-14 at home compared to 16-19 on the road. As the favorite, they are 19-10 and 22-23 as the underdog. Their overall series record is 11-11-1, and they have lost two straight series. The Royals are sending Cole Ragans to the mound, who is 4-4 with a 3.14 ERA. He has a WHIP of 1.14 this season and is averaging 10.67 strikeouts per nine innings. Ragans has a no-decision in each of his last three starts.

Today, the over/under line for the Royals vs. Athletics game is set at 7.5 runs. Kansas City has an over/under record of 34-38 this season, and the average line in their games is 8 runs. When the line is set at 7.5 runs, they are 3-9. Overall, 75.7% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs. Offensively, the Royals are 8th in scoring at 4.8 runs per game. Bobby Witt Jr. is hitting .321 with 11 home runs, and 51 RBI this season, and he is hitting .345 over his last seven games. The Royals are hitting .249 as a team, which is 7th in the league. Kansas City is 4th in the league in strikeouts per game.

Struggling Athletics Seek Redemption as Medina Aims for First Win,

The Athletics are 5th in the AL West, three games behind the Angels for 4th place in the division. Overall, the Athletics are 27-48, putting them 17 games behind the Mariners for the AL West lead. Oakland has really struggled against other AL West teams, going 6-14 this year. Oakland has really struggled in night games this season, going 12-29. The Athletics have dropped seven straight series and are 7-15-1 in series overall this year.

When the A’s win, they win big, with an average run margin of +2.9 runs per game. However, they’ve struggled to cover the run line as favorites, going just 2-6. They’ve been better as underdogs, going 35-32 against the run line. Luis Medina will be making his third start of the season for the Athletics, and he’ll be looking to pick up his first win. He has a loss in each of his first two starts, going 5 innings in his first start and 4 2/3 in his last outing. He has 3 home runs allowed in 9 2/3 innings of work this season.

Betting on the Athletics: Predicting a 6-5 Victory Over the Royals,

Our pick for this Royals vs. Athletics matchup is to take the Athletics on the money line, where they are offering a payout of +148. We have the final score prediction at 6-5 in favor of the Athletics.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Luis Medina is projected to finish with four strikeouts, which has him ranked as the eighth worst among today’s starters. As for Cole Ragans, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which has him ranked 19th.

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