The Houston Astros (83-66) will rely on Kyle Tucker when they visit Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals (48-101) at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, September 17. The first pitch will be thrown at 2:10 PM ET.

Oddsmakers list the Astros as -250 moneyline favorites, while giving the underdog Royals +190 moneyline odds. Houston is the run-line favorite (-2.5). The over/under is 9.5 runs for the game (with -105 odds to go over and -115 odds to go under).

Astros vs. Royals Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Probable Pitchers: Framber Valdez - HOU (11-10, 3.32 ERA) vs Jordan Lyles - KC (4-16, 6.27 ERA)

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Astros vs. Royals Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Take a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup posted on different sportsbooks.

Astros Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
BetMGM -250 +190 Astros (-2.5) 9.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM

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Astros vs. Royals Betting Trends and Insights

  • This season, the Astros have been favored 104 times and won 57, or 54.8%, of those games.
  • The Astros have a 12-4 record (winning 75% of their games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -250 or shorter.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Houston has a 71.4% chance to win.
  • The Astros went 3-5 across the eight games they were a moneyline favorite in their last 10 matchups.
  • Over its last 10 outings (all had set totals), Houston combined with its opponents to hit the over on the run total six times.
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 127 games this year and have walked away with the win 40 times (31.5%) in those games.
  • This season, the Royals have been victorious six times in 20 chances when named as an underdog of at least +190 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in seven of their past 10 games and have gone 3-4 in those contests.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to hit the over three times.

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Astros Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL West Rank
Win World Series +550 3rd 1st
Win AL West -149 - 1st

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