Kansas City Royals Playoff Chances 2024: World Series Odds & More

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The Kansas City Royals currently have a 63.6 % chance of making the 2024 MLB playoffs, per odds from DraftKings Sportsbook.

Below, we have provided more odds for the 2024 Kansas City Royals season, including World Series winning odds, American League Championship odds, and division championship odds.

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Latest Kansas City Royals Playoff Chances 2024

These percentages are calculated from the latest odds available at DraftKings Kansas. The easiest way to calculate implied percentages is by using an odds converter.

📈 Kansas City Royals Playoff Chances63.6%
📉 Kansas City Royals Chance to Miss Playoffs41.7%
📊 Kansas City Royals Playoff Odds-175
📅 Info Last UpdatedMay 28, 2024

What Are the Royals Playoff Chances?

The Royals' playoff chances are 63.6% based on -175 odds from DraftKings Sportsbook. The Royals are coming off one of their worst seasons in franchise history, going 56-106 in 2023. This explains why their playoff chances are so low, though they are expected to be much better in 2024.

Can the Royals Make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Royals can still make the playoffs because the 2024 MLB season just started. All teams are roughly the same in terms of mathematical playoff chances. However, based on odds projections and expert predictions, the Royals are projected to miss the playoffs.

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Latest Kansas City Royals Odds: World Series, Division Title & More

Below are the latest odds and chances of the Royals to win the World Series, AL Pennant and AL Central, via DraftKings Sportsbook.

🏆 Kansas City Royals World Series Odds+2500
🚩American League Pennant+1000
🥇AL Central Division Title+220
📊 Royals Regular Season Wins O/U74.5
📅 Odds Last UpdatedMay 28, 2024

Who Is Favored to Win the World Series in 2024?

The current World Series favorite is the Los Angeles Dodgers, who won the World Series as recently as 2020 and are a perennial contender. The Dodgers have made the postseason each year since 2013.

What Are the Royals Odds to Win the American League?

The Royals have +1000 odds to win the American League, a feat they last accomplished in 2015 when they went on to win the World Series. 

What Are the Kansas City Royals AL Central Odds?

The Royals' AL Central odds are +220, the second-longest in the division. The only team with longer AL Central odds is the Chicago White Sox. The Royals last won the AL Central in 2015.

How to Bet on the Royals in Kansas

Bettors who are 21 or older and are located within state lines of Kansas (or any other state with legal sports betting) can place bets on the Royals. All major sportsbooks like BetMGM, FanDuel, Fanatics, and Caesars will have betting lines and futures for the Royals and the other 29 MLB squads.

Are There Any Royals Betting Promos?

No Royals-specific promos exist today, but sportsbooks offer odds boosts frequently during the MLB season. There are also plenty of welcome bonuses that bettors can redeem and use to bet on the Royals (or other MLB teams).

Kansas City Royals World Series, American League History

The **Kansas City Royals** were founded as an expansion team in 1969 by owner **Ewing Kauffman** after the Kansas City A’s moved to Oakland. In the 56 years since they began playing, the Royals have created a history filled with scenic highs and agonizing lows. The team was dominant from 1976 to 1985 and experienced a brief resurgence from 2013 to 2015 when they won consecutive American League pennants in ’14 and ’15. But other than those two stretches of time, Royals teams have combined for one of MLB’s all-time worst historical winning percentages.

Have the Kansas City Royals Won a World Series?

The Kansas City Royals have won the World Series twice:

  • 2015: Royals defeated the New York Mets 4-1
  • 1985: Royals defeated in-state rival St. Louis Cardinals 4-3

How Many Times Have the Royals Won the American League?

The Royals have won the American League four times:

  • 2015: Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2
  • 2014: Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-0
  • 1985: Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3
  • 1980: Royals defeated the New York Yankees 3-0

How Many Times Have the Royals Made the Playoffs?

The Royals have made the playoffs nine times in 55 seasons: 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1985, 2014, and 2015.

Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame Players

The Kansas City Royals have seven players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown:

  • George Brett (1999)
  • Gaylord Perry (1991)
  • Whitey Herzog (2010)
  • Joe Gordon (2009)
  • Orlando Cepeda (1999)
  • Harmon Killibrew (1984)
  • Bob Lemon (1976)

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