J.P. France will take the hill for the Houston Astros (85-69) on Saturday, September 23 versus the Kansas City Royals (52-102), who will counter with Jordan Lyles. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:10 PM ET at Minute Maid Park.

The favored Astros have -275 moneyline odds to win against the underdog Royals, who are listed at +225. Houston is the favorite on the run line (-2.5). A 9.5-run total has been set in this contest.

Astros vs. Royals Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet SW
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park
  • Probable Pitchers: France - HOU (11-5, 3.84 ERA) vs Lyles - KC (4-17, 6.26 ERA)

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Astros vs. Royals Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

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Astros Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
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Astros vs. Royals Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Astros have entered the game as favorites 108 times this season and won 58, or 53.7%, of those games.
  • When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -275 or shorter, the Astros have a 6-3 record (winning 66.7% of their games).
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Houston has a 73.3% chance to win.
  • The Astros have a 2-7 record across the nine games they were a moneyline favorite in their last 10 matchups.
  • In its last 10 outings -- all had a set run total -- Houston and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total four times.
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 132 games this year and have walked away with the win 44 times (33.3%) in those games.
  • The Royals have a win-loss record of 2-3 when favored by +225 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • In 10 games as underdogs over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 7-3.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to hit the over four times.

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Astros Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL West Rank
Win World Series +600 3rd 1st
Win AL West -120 - 1st

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