Mariners vs. Royals Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/24/2022

by | Apr 24, 2022

The Seattle Mariners (9-6) and Ty France (five hits last time out) are favored (-185) on the moneyline for their matchup with the Kansas City Royals (5-8) on Sunday at 4:10 PM ET. Seattle’s Robbie Ray gets the start, and he’ll go against Kansas City’s Carlos Hernandez.

Mariners vs. Royals Spread and Betting Line

Mariners vs Royals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Mariners -185 +159 7.5 -118 -102 -1.5 +112 -134

Computer Predictions for Mariners vs. Royals

Our computer pick: Kansas City Royals (+159) and Over (7.5)

Mariners vs. Royals Game Info

  • Seattle Mariners probable starting pitcher: Robbie Ray
  • Kansas City Royals probable starting pitcher: Carlos Hernández
  • Game Day: Sunday, April 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Stadium: T-Mobile Park

Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Pitching Matchup

Ray Hernández
3 GS 2
2-1 W-L 0-0
4.19 ERA 7.27
19.1 IP 8.2
7 BB 3
13 SO 1

Mariners Starter Robbie Ray

  • Ray gets the start for the Mariners, his fourth of the season. He is 2-1 with a 4.19 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 19 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander’s most recent time out was on Wednesday against the Texas Rangers, when he tossed six innings, surrendering two earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • The 30-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.19, with 6.1 strikeouts per nine innings, in three games this season. Opponents have a .243 batting average against him.
  • Ray will look to pitch five or more innings for his fourth straight start. He’s averaging 6.1 innings per outing.
  • The opposing Royals offense has the 24th-ranked slugging percentage (.340) and ranks 26th in MLB play with 10 home runs. It has a collective .218 batting average, and is 28th in MLB with 91 total hits and 28th in MLB play scoring 39 runs.
  • The 30-year-old ranks 45th in ERA (4.19), 39th in WHIP (1.241), and 47th in K/9 (6.1) among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season.

Royals Starter Carlos Hernández

  • The Royals will send Hernandez to the mound for his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw 4 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs while allowing eight hits against the Minnesota Twins.
  • He has pitched in two games this season with an ERA of 7.27, a 0.333 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.962.
  • The Mariners are batting .237 this season, 11th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .404 (eighth in the league) with 17 home runs.

Mariners Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the Mariners have won five out of the six games in which they’ve been favored.
  • Seattle has not been a bigger favorite this season than the -185 moneyline set for this game.
  • The Mariners have a 64.9% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Seattle and its opponents have hit the over in seven of their 15 games with a total.
  • The Mariners have an ATS record of 10-5-0 in 15 games with a spread this season.

Royals Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in eight games this year and have walked away with the win three times (37.5%) in those games.
  • Kansas City has yet to play a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +159.
  • The Royals have an implied victory probability of 38.6% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Kansas City’s games have gone over the total in four of their 13 opportunities.
  • The Royals are 6-7-0 against the spread in their 13 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Mariners Leaders & Batting Stats

  • France paces the Mariners in home runs (four), runs batted in (17) and has accumulated a team-high batting average of .356.
  • In all of the majors, France ranks sixth in homers and second in RBI.
  • J.P. Crawford is batting .340 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and nine walks.
  • Crawford is 46th in homers and 63rd in RBI on the year.
  • Eugenio Suarez is hitting .260 with five doubles, three home runs and nine walks.
  • Adam Frazier has four doubles, a triple and five walks while hitting .242.
  • Frazier has recorded at least one hit in five straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .211 with two doubles and four walks.
Ty France 15 .356 .441 .610 4 17 21
J.P. Crawford 15 .340 .460 .560 2 7 17
Eugenio Suárez 14 .260 .373 .540 3 10 13
Adam Frazier 15 .242 .309 .339 0 7 15
Jesse Winker 15 .149 .355 .170 0 4 7

Royals Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Salvador Perez has put up a team-high five home runs and has driven in seven runs.
  • Among all hitters in the big leagues, Perez ranks third in home runs and 63rd in RBI.
  • Perez takes a hitting streak of two games into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .333 with three home runs, two walks and three RBI.
  • Andrew Benintendi is batting .375 to lead the lineup.
  • Benintendi is currently 105th in home runs and 118th in RBI in the big leagues.
  • Hunter Dozier is batting .304 with three doubles, a triple and two home runs.
  • Nicky Lopez has three doubles and two walks while batting .286.
Salvador Pérez 13 .234 .294 .574 5 7 11
Andrew Benintendi 13 .375 .423 .479 1 5 18
Hunter Dozier 12 .304 .319 .543 2 5 14
Nicky Lopez 13 .286 .333 .357 0 2 12
Carlos Santana 11 .086 .256 .200 1 3 3

Betting Tips for Mariners vs. Royals

Our best bet is the Royals on the moneyline at +159 after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 7.5 runs.

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