Royals vs Rays Game Breakdown

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Kansas City Royals

Royals

33W-19L

Kansas City Royals

May 25, 2024

04:10PM EST

Odds: 7.5 o/u

Rays

25W-27L

Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay Rays

Get ready to slide into some MLB excitement as the sizzling Kansas City Royals, boasting a strong 33W-19L record, charge into Tropicana Field to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays, who are looking to turn their 25W-27L tide. The clock’s ticking down to a 04:10 PM EST showdown in sunny St. Pete, where the field is set, the stakes are high, and the fans are buzzing. With the Royals hot on the heels of the conference leaders and the Rays trying to claw their way up from their 10.5-game lag, today’s matchup is more than just a game—it’s a chance to shift the momentum. The betting lines are buzzing too, hinting at a tight contest with an over/under that could go either way. After yesterday’s face-off where the Royals royally handed the Rays an 8-1 defeat, the atmosphere is charged. Will the Royals continue their regal march, or will the Rays strike a lightning comeback? It’s time to find out if the Royals will keep their crown polished or if the Rays will shine through the clouds!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: May 25, 2024 04:10PM EST
Location: Tropicana Field, Tampa Bay
Weather: Partly cloudy with winds from the NNW at 6.9 mph. Temperature is at 75.2° with 50% humidity.

Vegas Odds

KC ML TB ML Over/Under Line
Open +101 -121 7.5 1.5/-1.5
Recent -112 -108 8.0 1.5/-1.5
Difference -213 +13 +0.5

Team Performance

kc Team Logo
LAST 10
8W-2L
AWAY
94W-170L

52.8% Win Probability

tb Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
HOME
169W-103L

47.2% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Runs O/U O/U DIFF ATS
05/24/24 Kansas City Royals KC 8 Over +1.5
Tampa Bay Rays TB 1
06/22/23 Kansas City Royals KC 6 Over +3.5
Tampa Bay Rays TB 5
06/23/23 Kansas City Royals KC 3 Over +6.5
Tampa Bay Rays TB 11
06/24/23 Kansas City Royals KC 9 Over +5.5
Tampa Bay Rays TB 4
06/25/23 Kansas City Royals KC 1 Under -3.5
Tampa Bay Rays TB 3
07/15/23 Tampa Bay Rays TB 6 Under -0.5
Kansas City Royals KC 1
07/15/23 Tampa Bay Rays TB 4 Under -1.5
Kansas City Royals KC 2
07/16/23 Tampa Bay Rays TB 4 Over +4.5
Kansas City Royals KC 8

Royals Vs Over/Under

Rays Vs Over/Under

Will Smith
Will Smith
ERA 7.63 | IP 15.3 | 0.0W-2.0L | KO 9.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-19-24 vsOAK 4-8W 6.0 6 1 9 Over
05-13-24 @SEA 2-6L 5.0 9 4 6 Push
05-08-24 vsMIL 4-6W 5.3 5 1 4 Over
05-03-24 vsTEX 1-7W 6.0 4 1 8 Push
04-27-24 @DET 5-6L 5.0 4 1 6 Over
04-22-24 vsTOR 5-3L 6.0 5 5 5 Push
04-17-24 @CWS 4-2W 5.0 3 2 5 Under
04-11-24 vsHOU 3-13W 5.0 5 1 4 Over
04-05-24 vsCWS 1-2W 6.3 2 1 4 Under
03-31-24 vsMIN 0-11W 7.0 3 0 10 Over
05-22-24 vsDET 3-8W 0.7 2 2 0 Over
05-19-24 vsOAK 4-8W 1.0 1 0 1 Over
05-15-24 @SEA 2-4L 1.0 0 0 0 Under
05-10-24 @LAA 2-1W 1.0 0 0 1 Under
05-08-24 vsMIL 4-6W 0.7 0 0 0 Over
05-06-24 vsMIL 2-3W 0.7 0 0 0 Under
05-04-24 vsTEX 15-4L 1.0 0 0 0 Over
04-28-24 @DET 1-4L 0.3 0 0 0 Under
04-26-24 @DET 8-0W 1.0 1 0 0 Push
04-21-24 vsBAL 5-0L 1.0 0 0 0 Under
Aaron Civale
Aaron Civale
ERA 5.923 | IP 51.7 | 2.0W-4.0L | KO 52.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-19-24 @TOR 2-5L 5.3 6 5 3 Under
05-14-24 @BOS 4-5L 5.0 5 3 6 Over
05-08-24 vsCWS 4-1L 4.7 5 2 4 Under
05-03-24 vsNYM 8-10W 4.7 6 7 5 Over
04-27-24 @CWS 7-8L 4.3 8 6 3 Over
04-21-24 @NYY 4-5L 4.7 8 5 5 Over
04-16-24 vsLAA 6-7W 6.0 5 3 8 Over
04-09-24 @LAA 6-4W 5.0 4 3 4 Over
04-03-24 vsTEX 4-1L 6.0 4 1 8 Under
03-29-24 vsTOR 2-8W 6.0 4 1 6 Over

Royals Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/26 vs TB 8-1W 12 2 Over
05/24 @ DET 8-3W 9 1 Over
05/23 @ DET 10-3W 15 3 Over
05/22 @ DET 8-3W 11 2 Over
05/21 @ OAK 8-4W 9 0 Over
05/20 @ OAK 5-3W 11 1 Push
05/19 @ OAK 6-2W 11 2 Push
05/17 vs SEA 2-4L 6 0 Under
05/16 vs SEA 4-2W 5 1 Under
05/15 vs SEA 2-6L 6 0 Push
05/14 vs LAA 4-2W 11 0 Under
05/13 vs LAA 3-9L 8 0 Over
05/12 vs LAA 2-1W 7 1 Under
05/11 vs LAA 10-4W 12 2 Over
05/10 @ MIL 6-4W 9 1 Over

Rays Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/26 @ KC 1-8L 4 0 Over
05/24 @ BOS 5-8L 8 1 Over
05/23 @ BOS 2-5L 7 0 Under
05/22 @ BOS 0-5L 3 0 Under
05/21 vs TOR 2-5L 4 1 Under
05/20 vs TOR 5-4W 12 1 Over
05/19 vs TOR 4-3W 8 1 Under
05/18 vs BOS 6-5W 8 1 Over
05/17 vs BOS 4-3W 7 0 Under
05/16 vs BOS 4-5L 8 2 Over
05/15 vs BOS 5-3W 10 0 Push
05/14 @ NYY 6-10L 8 2 Over
05/13 @ NYY 7-2W 8 2 Over
05/12 @ NYY 0-2L 6 0 Under
05/10 @ CWS 1-4L 4 0 Under

Team’s Batting Order

Royals Notable Injuries

  • No notable injuries for players that have played at least once in the last four weeks.

Rays Notable Injuries

  • No notable injuries for players that have played at least once in the last four weeks.
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