Royals vs. Astros Player Props | Carlos Santana | Friday


By Claudio Fortuna | June 3, 2022 10:48 AM

The Houston Astros visit the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, taking the field at 8:10pm ET on Friday June 3rd. The Kansas City Royals are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 9 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at Kansas City Royals player Carlos Santana as the Royals face the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball action.

The Royals and Astros haven’t met since last season on August 25, 2021, where the Houston Astros won by a score of 6-5.

Carlos Santana Season Stats

  • Games Played: 36 | Home Runs: 2 | RBI: 10 | Runs: 9 | Batting Average: .161 | OBP: .293 | SLG: .250 | OPS: .543.
  • Santana’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.06 less than than his season average of 0.56.
  • Santana’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.25 more than than his season average of 0.25.
  • Santana’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.22 more than than his season average of 0.28.
  • Santana’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Houston Astros is set at 0.5 which is 0.44 more than than his season average of 0.06.

Carlos Santana Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Carlos Santana 36 2 10 9 .161 .293 .250 .543
Andrew Benintendi 49 2 21 16 .337 .402 .431 .833
Salvador Perez 39 6 16 14 .187 .227 .355 .582
Hunter Dozier 46 5 17 23 .274 .341 .446 .787

The The Houston Astros are 4-1 in their last five games, while the Kansas City Royals are heading into this matchup with a record of 1-4 in their last five contests.

The Royals’ 16-33 record in 2022 puts them in 5th place in the AL Central with a 11-17 division record and 15th place in the American League with a 13-27 league record.

The Houston Astros are 33-18, sitting in 1st place in the AL West with a 18-9 division record and 2nd place in the American League with a 30-16 league record.

Houston Astros Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 2.84 28
Team Batting Avg .230 25
HR 64 5
RBI 201 19
R 206 22
OBP .307 20
SLG .399 12
OPS .706 17

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