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    The Kansas City Royals (4-16) will aim to break a seven-game losing streak when they visit the Los Angeles Angels (10-10) on Saturday at 9:07 PM ET. The Royals (+158) are not projected to end the streak against the Angels (-186). Los Angeles’ Tyler Anderson gets the start against Kansas City’s Zack Greinke.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Saturday, April 22, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:07 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium of Anaheim
    Angels vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -186 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Angels vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: BSW

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels rank 17th in MLB action with 21 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.
    • Los Angeles is 20th in MLB with a .236 batting average.
    • The Angels are 12th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • Los Angeles strikes out 8.7 times per game to rank 18th in MLB.
    • The Angels average 1.6 homers per home game this season (11 total at home).
    • Los Angeles is averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .412 at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 7.3 hits per game and is batting .231.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Hunter Renfroe has an OPS of .836, fueled by an OBP of .349 and a team-best slugging percentage of .487 this season.
    • Among qualified batters in MLB, Renfroe’s batting average ranks 80th, his on-base percentage ranks 80th, and he is 45th in slugging.
    • Renfroe will look for his sixth straight game with a hit in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double, a home run, a walk and five RBI.
    • Mike Trout leads Los Angeles in OBP (.427), slugging percentage (.522) and total hits (20) this season.
    • Among qualified batters, Trout’s batting average places him 34th, his on-base percentage 10th, and his slugging percentage 31st.
    • Trout brings a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .381 with three doubles and a walk.
    • Shohei Ohtani has 19 hits this season and has a slash line of .268/.366/.465.
    • Taylor Ward has been key for Los Angeles with 18 hits, an OBP of .319 plus a slugging percentage of .329.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals’ 14 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.
    • Kansas City ranks last in MLB with a team batting average of just .203.
    • The Royals are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking last with an OBP of .260.
    • Kansas City ranks 23rd in strikeouts per game (9.5) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 1.0 home runs per game in their seven road contests this season.
    • Kansas City has a team slugging percentage of .361 in away games this season with 17 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .227 with 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has racked up a slugging percentage of .455, a team-high for the Royals.
    • Witt Jr. is 88th in batting average, 125th in on-base percentage and 70th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
    • Witt Jr. hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .150 with a triple, a home run, a walk and an RBI.
    • Vinnie Pasquantino’s 18 hits and .380 OBP both pace his team.
    • Pasquantino ranks 73rd in batting average, 46th in on-base percentage and 41st in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Salvador Perez is batting .227 with five doubles, two home runs and a walk.
    • Nicky Lopez is batting .175 with three doubles, a triple and seven walks.

    Angels vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Tyler Anderson (LAA) Pitcher Zack Greinke (KC)
    1 – 0 W/L 0 – 3
    14.2 IP 22.1
    6.75 ERA 4.03
    1.841 WHIP 1.209
    6.1 K/9 6.9
    4.9 BB/9 1.6

    Angels vs. Royals Injury Updates

    • Angels: Logan O’Hoppe: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Jared Walsh: 10 Day IL (Headaches), Ryan Tepera: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Royals: Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Kris Bubic: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Angels and Royals (Last 10 Games)


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