Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/26/2024]

Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/26/2024]

The Tampa Bay Rays and Kansas City Royals will meet in MLB action at Tropicana Field on Sunday, starting at 1:40PM ET.

Taj Bradley (1-2, 4.00 ERA) will be on the bump for the Rays, while the Royals are going with Michael Wacha (4-4, 4.45 ERA).

Dimers.com's in-depth preview of Sunday's Royals vs. Rays matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Royals vs. Rays Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used innovative machine learning and data to simulate the outcome of Sunday's MLB matchup between the Royals and Rays 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives the Rays a 55% chance of defeating the Royals.

According to our model, the Royals (+1.5) have a 65% chance of covering the run line, while the 8-run over/under has a 52% chance of going under.

Royals vs. Rays Odds [5/26/2024]

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Royals Rays
Run Line +1.5 (-198) -1.5 (+172)
Moneyline +108 -125
Total o8 (-102) u8 (-114)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

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Royals vs. Rays Game Information

Sunday's MLB game between the Rays and Royals at Tropicana Field is scheduled to start at 1:40PM ET.


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We predict the Rays, with a 55% win probability, will likely beat the Royals on Sunday.

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