Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Lines

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The Astros will play the Royals on Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at 2:10 pm ET. Check network listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage. Our opening pitch flys at Eastern Standard, make sure you adjust for your local timezone.

Matchup Pitchers
  • Astros - L. Garcia - R
  • Royals - M. Minor - L

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog

Kansas City Royals
Favorite

Houston Astros
+151 Sb3gen1 -164 Sb3gen1
+149 Sb3gen2 -170 Sb3gen3
+145 Sb3gen3 -174 Sb3gen2
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Houston Astros has a minus value. Lay $164 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Kansas City Royals has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $151.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
9o -115 Sb3gen3 9u +105 Sb3gen1
9o -120 Sb3gen2 9u +100 Sb3gen2
9o -125 Sb3gen1 9u -105 Sb3gen3
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen3 has the best over line of 9 points laying $115 to win $100. Sb3gen1 has the best under line of 9 u +105.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog

Kansas City Royals
Favorite

Houston Astros
+1.5 -105 Sb3gen1 -1.5 -110 Sb3gen3
+1.5 -105 Sb3gen2 -1.5 -115 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -110 Sb3gen3 -1.5 -115 Sb3gen2
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Thursday. Sb3gen3 has the best favorite Houston Astros run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen1 has the best underdog Kansas City Royals run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

Latest World Series odds, if available, for each team. Review odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the tournament here. See past Championship results and learn how to bet World Series teasers, props and parlays.

Houston Astros World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Houston Astros

Cached 2021-10-23 01:55:44
Kansas City Royals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-10-23 01:55:44

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Houston Astros 95 67 0.586 12.0 95-67 51-30 W2 86-56
Kansas City Royals 74 88 0.457 33.0 74-88 39-42 L2 62-80

Houston Astros Batting Stats

2021 Houston Astros Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Carlos Correa
SS
148 104 155 26 92 75 116 0.279
Jose Altuve
2B
146 117 167 31 83 66 91 0.277
Yordan Alvarez
DH
144 92 149 33 104 50 145 0.277
Yuli Gurriel
1B
143 83 169 15 81 59 68 0.319
Kyle Tucker
LF
140 83 149 30 92 53 90 0.294
Martin Maldonado
C
125 40 64 12 36 47 127 0.172
Michael Brantley
LF
121 68 146 8 47 33 53 0.311
Chas McCormick
RF
108 47 73 14 50 25 104 0.257
Myles Straw
CF
98 44 85 2 34 38 71 0.262
Alex Bregman
3B
91 54 94 12 55 44 53 0.270
Aledmys Diaz
2B
84 28 76 8 45 16 62 0.259
Ryne Stanek
RP
72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

2021 Kansas City Royals Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Whit Merrifield
RF
162 97 184 10 74 40 103 0.277
Salvador Perez
C
161 88 169 48 121 28 170 0.273
Carlos Santana
1B
158 66 121 19 69 86 102 0.214
Nicky Lopez
2B
151 78 149 2 43 49 74 0.300
Hunter Dozier
3B
144 55 105 16 54 43 154 0.216
Michael A. Taylor
CF
142 58 118 12 54 33 144 0.244
Andrew Benintendi
LF
134 63 136 17 73 36 97 0.276
Hanser Alberto
2B
103 25 65 2 24 4 26 0.270
Jorge Soler
RF
94 38 59 13 37 38 97 0.192
Ryan O'Hearn
1B
84 23 53 9 29 13 71 0.225
Jarrod Dyson
CF
77 13 27 0 10 6 28 0.221
Scott Barlow
RP
71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Houston Astros Pitching Stats

2021 Houston Astros Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Lance McCullers Jr.
SP
28 13 5 0 0 162.1 185 1.22 3.16
Zack Greinke
SP
30 11 6 0 1 171.0 120 1.17 4.16
Luis Garcia
SP
30 11 8 0 0 155.1 167 1.17 3.30
Framber Valdez
SP
22 11 6 0 0 134.2 125 1.25 3.14
Jose Urquidy
SP
20 8 3 0 0 107.0 90 0.99 3.62
Jake Odorizzi
SP
24 6 7 0 0 104.2 91 1.25 4.21
Ryan Pressly
RP
64 5 3 26 1 64.0 81 0.97 2.25
Blake Taylor
SP
51 4 4 0 5 42.2 41 1.41 3.16
Cristian Javier
RP
36 4 1 2 5 101.1 130 1.18 3.55
Phil Maton
RP
27 4 0 0 2 25.1 24 1.58 4.97
Ryne Stanek
RP
72 3 5 2 21 68.1 83 1.21 3.42
Bryan Abreu
SP
31 3 3 1 7 36.0 36 1.47 5.75

Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

2021 Kansas City Royals Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Mike Minor
SP
28 8 12 0 0 158.2 149 1.24 5.05
Brad Keller
SP
26 8 12 0 0 133.2 120 1.66 5.39
Kris Bubic
SP
29 6 7 0 0 130.0 114 1.38 4.43
Carlos Hernandez
RP
24 6 2 0 0 85.2 74 1.28 3.68
Jake Brentz
RP
72 5 2 2 16 64.0 76 1.28 3.66
Scott Barlow
RP
71 5 3 16 14 74.1 91 1.20 2.42
Brady Singer
SP
27 5 10 0 0 128.1 131 1.55 4.91
Josh Staumont
RP
64 4 3 5 16 65.2 72 1.07 2.88
Kyle Zimmer
RP
52 4 1 2 10 54.0 46 1.41 5.00
Domingo Tapia
RP
32 4 1 0 7 31.2 25 1.11 2.84
Daniel Lynch
SP
15 4 6 0 0 68.0 55 1.63 5.69
Danny Duffy
SP
13 4 3 0 0 61.0 65 1.21 2.51

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