Kansas City Royals vs Houston Astros MLB Betting Lines

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The Royals will play the Astros on Wednesday, August 25th, 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
  • Royals - M. Minor - L
  • Astros - L. Mccullers Jr - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog

Kansas City Royals
Favorite

Houston Astros
+220 Sb3gen1 -245 Sb3gen1
+220 Sb3gen2 -250 Sb3gen3
+200 Sb3gen3 -260 Sb3gen2
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Houston Astros has a minus value. Lay $245 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Kansas City Royals has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $220.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8o -120 Sb3gen2 8.5u -105 Sb3gen3
8o -124 Sb3gen1 8u +104 Sb3gen1
8.5o -115 Sb3gen3 8u +100 Sb3gen2
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen2 has the best over line of 8 points laying $120 to win $100. Sb3gen3 has the best under line of 8.5 u -105.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog

Kansas City Royals
Favorite

Houston Astros
+1.5 +120 Sb3gen2 -1.5 -120 Sb3gen3
+1.5 +117 Sb3gen1 -1.5 -137 Sb3gen1
+1.5 +100 Sb3gen3 -1.5 -140 Sb3gen2
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Wednesday. Sb3gen3 has the best favorite Houston Astros run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen2 has the best underdog Kansas City Royals run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

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Kansas City Royals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-09-23 06:05:12
Houston Astros World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Houston Astros

Cached 2021-09-23 06:05:12

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Kansas City Royals 69 83 0.454 30.0 69-83 36-39 L1 57-75
Houston Astros 91 61 0.599 8.0 91-61 47-28 W4 82-50

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
152 92 174 10 70 38 96 0.279
Salvador Perez
C
151 82 161 46 115 26 158 0.276
Carlos Santana
1B
148 63 113 19 65 81 97 0.213
Nicky Lopez
2B
141 73 140 2 41 45 70 0.304
Michael A. Taylor
CF
136 56 113 12 52 33 137 0.246
Hunter Dozier
3B
134 52 97 15 49 41 145 0.214
Andrew Benintendi
LF
124 59 127 16 67 31 94 0.276
Hanser Alberto
2B
99 24 63 2 23 4 26 0.273
Jorge Soler
RF
94 38 59 13 37 38 97 0.192
Ryan O'Hearn
1B
81 22 50 9 28 12 69 0.217
Jarrod Dyson
CF
77 13 27 0 10 6 28 0.221
Scott Barlow
RP
67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

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
140 100 149 24 87 72 111 0.282
Yordan Alvarez
DH
136 90 142 32 101 49 133 0.282
Jose Altuve
2B
136 111 157 29 80 65 88 0.279
Yuli Gurriel
1B
136 80 161 14 77 57 64 0.319
Kyle Tucker
LF
131 78 140 27 87 46 82 0.295
Martin Maldonado
C
117 40 63 12 36 47 120 0.177
Michael Brantley
LF
116 68 143 8 45 33 50 0.315
Chas McCormick
RF
100 44 68 13 48 21 94 0.259
Myles Straw
CF
98 44 85 2 34 38 71 0.262
Alex Bregman
3B
82 51 90 10 52 40 51 0.287
Aledmys Diaz
2B
78 28 74 8 44 15 57 0.271
Ryne Stanek
RP
67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

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
Carlos Hernandez
RP
23 6 2 0 0 80.2 73 1.30 3.90
Jake Brentz
RP
69 5 2 2 15 62.2 75 1.24 3.59
Scott Barlow
RP
67 5 3 14 14 70.1 86 1.19 2.43
Kris Bubic
SP
27 5 6 0 0 116.1 103 1.46 4.80
Brady Singer
SP
26 5 10 0 0 127.2 131 1.53 4.72
Kyle Zimmer
RP
49 4 1 2 10 50.0 44 1.44 5.04
Daniel Lynch
SP
14 4 6 0 0 65.0 53 1.57 5.40
Danny Duffy
SP
13 4 3 0 0 61.0 65 1.21 2.51
Josh Staumont
RP
60 3 3 5 14 61.0 67 1.08 3.10
Domingo Tapia
RP
27 3 0 0 5 27.2 24 0.90 1.63

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
26 12 4 0 0 150.1 176 1.25 3.11
Zack Greinke
SP
29 11 6 0 0 168.2 117 1.17 4.11
Luis Garcia
SP
29 11 7 0 0 150.1 161 1.15 3.23
Framber Valdez
SP
20 11 5 0 0 123.0 115 1.27 3.07
Jose Urquidy
SP
18 8 3 0 0 96.0 81 0.99 3.56
Jake Odorizzi
SP
22 6 7 0 0 96.0 86 1.22 4.22
Ryan Pressly
RP
60 5 2 25 1 61.2 79 0.92 2.19
Cristian Javier
RP
34 4 1 2 5 97.0 123 1.19 3.25
Ryne Stanek
RP
68 3 4 2 19 64.1 80 1.17 3.50
Blake Taylor
SP
48 3 4 0 5 40.2 41 1.40 3.10
Bryan Abreu
SP
31 3 3 1 7 36.0 36 1.47 5.75
Brandon Bielak
RP
27 3 3 1 2 47.0 43 1.34 4.21

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