Orioles Vs Royals: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 10, 2022

Written By Staff on June 11, 2022

The Baltimore Orioles (24-34) visit the Kansas City Royals (19-37) on Friday at Kauffman Stadium, beginning at 8:10 PM ET. Baltimore’s (-114 to win) Bruce Zimmermann and Kansas City’s (-105) Jonathan Heasley pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting facts in the article below are based off odds valid as of June 10, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET.

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Orioles vs Royals Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Zimmermann (BAL) Pitcher Heasley (KC)
2 – 4 W/L 0 – 3
57.1 IP 25.1
4.87 ERA 4.62
1.343 WHIP 1.697
6.6 K/9 5.3
1.7 BB/9 6.4

Orioles Probable Starter Bruce Zimmermann

  • Zimmermann makes the start for the Orioles, his 12th of the season. He is 2-4 with a 4.87 ERA and 42 strikeouts in 57 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander’s most recent time out was on Friday, June 3 against the Cleveland Guardians, when he threw 5 2/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing 10 hits.
  • The 27-year-old has a 4.87 ERA and 6.6 strikeouts per nine innings across 11 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .292 to his opponents.
  • Zimmermann has three quality starts under his belt this season.
  • He will face a Royals offense that ranks 26th in the league with 210 runs while batting .237 as a unit. It has a collective .362 slugging percentage (25th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 40 home runs (28th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 10, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Royals Stats vs Zimmermann

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Bobby Witt Jr. 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andrew Benintendi 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Hunter Dozier 3 .667 2 0 1 .667 2.000
Salvador Perez 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Kyle Isbel 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Emmanuel Rivera 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
MJ Melendez 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500
Whit Merrifield 2 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Michael A. Taylor 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Royals Probable Starter Jonathan Heasley

  • Jon Heasley (0-3) will take the mound for the Royals, his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he gave up three earned runs and allowed seven hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Houston Astros.
  • The 25-year-old has an ERA of 4.62 and 5.3 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .258 in five games this season.
  • He’s going for his third quality start in a row.
  • The Orioles rank 25th in MLB with 229 runs scored this season. They have a .229 batting average this campaign with 56 home runs (16th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 10, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Stats vs Heasley

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Orioles Betting Trends

  • The Orioles have been listed as the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they won both of the games.
  • Baltimore has played as a moneyline favorite of -114 or shorter in only two games this season, which they won both.
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Orioles have an implied win probability of 53.3%.
  • Baltimore has had an over/under set by bookmakers 58 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 27 of those games (27-30-1).
  • The Orioles have a 34-24-0 record against the spread this season.
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Royals Betting Trends

  • This season, the Royals have been the underdog 48 times and won 15, or 31.2%, of those games.
  • Kansas City has entered 45 games this season as the underdog by -105 or more and is 13-32 in those contests.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Royals have a 51.2% chance to win.
  • Kansas City and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 30 of their 56 opportunities.
  • The Royals are 23-33-0 against the spread this season.

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Austin Hays is leading the Orioles with 59 hits, while batting .295 with 13 doubles, seven home runs and 18 walks.
  • Hays ranks 20th in batting average, 36th in on base percentage, and 34th in slugging among qualifying hitters in MLB action.
  • Trey Mancini has a .379 OBP while slugging .446. Both are team-highs. He has nine doubles, a triple, six home runs and 22 walks while hitting .304.
  • Mancini’s batting average ranks 16th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 17th, and he is 45th in the league in slugging.
  • Cedric Mullins is batting .240 with 14 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 15 walks.
  • Anthony Santander is batting .230 with six doubles, nine home runs and 28 walks.

Orioles Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Cedric Mullins 229 .240 30 6 21 .300 .689
Anthony Santander 204 .230 26 9 30 .335 .727
Trey Mancini 204 .304 25 6 25 .379 .825
Austin Hays 200 .295 28 7 31 .360 .825
Ryan Mountcastle 180 .256 20 8 27 .299 .727
Jorge Mateo 179 .212 16 4 15 .242 .594
Ramón Urías 173 .225 22 6 18 .273 .660
Rougned Odor 166 .217 23 6 26 .276 .686
Robinson Chirinos 101 .129 6 2 10 .233 .461
Tyler Nevin 70 .243 10 1 7 .325 .625

Royals Players to Watch

  • Whit Merrifield has been key for Kansas City with three home runs, 25 RBI and a batting average of .225 this season.
  • Of all the qualified hitters in MLB, Merrifield is 124th in batting average, 155th in on-base percentage and 147th in slugging percentage.
  • Bobby Witt Jr. is batting .227 with a .425 slugging percentage and 29 RBI this year.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Witt’s batting average places him 120th, his on-base percentage ranks 147th, and he is 65th in slugging.
  • Andrew Benintendi is slashing .312/.378/.405 this season and leads the Royals with an OPS of .783.
  • Hunter Dozier leads Kansas City with 48 hits, batting .262 this season with 18 extra-base hits.

Royals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Whit Merrifield 231 .225 27 3 25 .264 .580
Bobby Witt Jr. 207 .227 30 7 29 .274 .699
Andrew Benintendi 205 .312 19 2 21 .378 .783
Hunter Dozier 183 .262 23 5 19 .325 .751
Salvador Pérez 182 .203 19 8 25 .241 .642
Nicky Lopez 179 .212 19 0 5 .288 .539
Carlos Santana 137 .190 11 3 13 .323 .630
Michael A. Taylor 115 .261 16 2 13 .368 .725
MJ Melendez 108 .259 13 5 13 .339 .802
Emmanuel Rivera 107 .215 13 4 14 .276 .687

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