San Diego Padres vs. Kansas City Royals – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Ha-Seong Kim has 99 hits, and will try to notch his 100th when the San Diego Padres (68-58) play the Kansas City Royals (51-75) on Friday at 8:10 PM ET.

The Royals (+150 underdog on the moneyline) host the Padres (-178). The Padres will start Joe Musgrove (8-6) versus the Royals and Kris Bubic (2-8). The over/under for this game is set at 8.

Padres vs. Royals Predictions

Padres vs. Royals Betting Odds

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Padres vs. Royals Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • San Diego has a 4-6 record over the 10 games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings (all had set totals), the Padres combined with their opponents to hit the over on the run total two times.
  • San Diego’s ATS record is 2-8-0 over its past 10 games.


  • Kansas City has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and won three of those contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Royals and their opponents are 5-4-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Kansas City has four wins against the spread in its last 10 chances.

Padres vs. Royals Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Joe Musgrove

  • The Padres have an 11-11-0 record against the spread in Musgrove’s starts.
  • The Padres have been the moneyline favorite in 17 of Musgrove’s starts this season, and they went 11-6 in those matchups.
  • Over Musgrove’s 22 starts, his team is 14-8.
  • Musgrove’s starts hit the over on the run total 12 times in 22 games with a set total this season.

Projected starter: Kris Bubic

  • Bubic and his team have a record of 8-12-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 5-11.
  • In games Bubic has started, his team is 7-13.
  • Games started by Bubic have a 10-9-1 record at hitting the over this season.

Padres Batting Leaders

  • Juan Soto leads the Padres with 23 home runs.
  • In MLB action, Soto ranks 25th in homers and 84th in RBI.
  • Manny Machado has 76 runs batted in while hitting .297. Both pace his team.
  • Machado ranks 29th in home runs and 15th in RBI this year.
  • Josh Bell is hitting .277 with 27 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 61 walks.
  • Brandon Drury has hit 23 home runs to pace his team.

Royals Batting Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. leads Kansas City in home runs with 18, runs batted in with 64 and his batting average of .252 is also best on his team.
  • In all of Major League Baseball, Witt Jr. is 43rd in homers and 32nd in RBI.
  • Witt Jr. has safely hit in six games in a row. During his last 10 games he is batting .243 with two doubles, a triple, three home runs and seven RBI.
  • MJ Melendez has collected 74 hits this season and has an OBP of .321. He’s slugging .412 on the year.
  • Melendez ranks 82nd overall in homers and 113th in RBI this season.
  • Hunter Dozier has collected 89 base hits, an OBP of .299 and a slugging percentage of .391 this season.
  • Salvador Perez has 74 hits and an OBP of .264 to go with a slugging percentage of .436 this season.
  • Perez takes a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with a walk and three RBI.

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