Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers - 5/12/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Kansas City Royals at Texas Rangers - 5/12/22 MLB Picks and Prediction Photo by Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Rangers (12-16) vs Kansas City Royals (9-18)

Game Info: Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Field)

Taylor Hearn (1-2) (6.53) vs Jonathan Heasley (0-0) (0.00)

Betting Odds: Texas Rangers -130 / Kansas City Royals +120 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers face off on Thursday in an MLB showdown at Globe Life Field. The two teams have split this series so far. The Rangers won the first 6-4, but in the second game it was the Royals that won 8-2. 

The Royals currently sit with a 10-18 record overall and they had lost three games in a row before winning on Wednesday. In each of the previous two losses the Royals gave up six runs in each of the games, and the pitching has been a big issue for this team all season. The Royals only have three players that have had at least 10 RBIs. The Royals offense is ranked 29th and their pitching staff is ranked 26th. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Texas Rangers who sit with a 12-17 record overall and they have lost two of their last three games. Over the last two losses, the offense has scored only two runs total, and if they want to get the job done here, they are going to need the offense to get going. Adolis Garcia has been the top player for the Rangers hitting four home runs and driving in 18 RBIs. 

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On the mound for the Royals is Jon Heasley who wil lbe making his first appearance of the season. Last year he finished with a 1-1 record and an ERA of 4.91. 

On the mound for the Rangers is Taylor Hearn who sits with a 1-2 record and an ERA of 6.53. In his last start against the Braves he went five innings giving four hits and two runs. 

The Royals are 2-8 in their last 10 games overall. The under is 4-1 in the Rangers last five games on grass. The over is 3-0-1 in the Hearns last four starts during Game 3 of a series. The under is 4-1 in the Rangers last five games overall. 

Both of the starters in this game have been bad. Heasley currently sits with an ERA of 4.91 and Hearn sits with an ERA of 6.53. Look for both offenses to find a ton of success here, and this game is going to go over the total.

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