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(22-26) Tampa Bay Rays vs. Kansas City Royals (27-22)
Date: Monday, May 30, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Matt Andriese vs. Ian Kennedy
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rays -103 / Royals -107
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Rays +1.5 -220 / Royals -1.5 +180
MLB Betting Total: 8
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The Rays have lost 7 of their last 9 games and they are now in the basement of the AL East 7 games back of the Boston Red Sox.
The defending World Series champion Royals got off to a slow start to the season, but they have won 5 of their last 6 games, including their last 3, and they moved into first place in the AL Central with a win in their last game.
They lead the Chicago White Sox, who they swept in their last series, by ? game in the division.
The Royals have owned the Rays the last few seasons winning 20 of their last 26 games facing them and 15 of their last 21 facing them in KC.
In their last games the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 and the Rays lost to the New York Yankees 2-1.
Tampa Bay’s pitching has been decent on the season ranking 13th in team ERA, but they only rank 22nd in runs scored.
Matt Andriese (3-0 2.63 ERA) goes for the Rays in this AL match up and in his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 6 innings in a 4-3 loss to the Miami Marlins.
The Rays had won his first 3 starts of the season before his last outing.
After only giving up 1 run in his first 2 starts of the season Andriese has given up 7 in his last 2.
Last season Andriese had one start and 2 relief appearances facing the Royals and gave up 1 run in 7 innings of work.
The Rays are 0-4 in Andriese’s last 4 starts against a team with a winning record.
The Rays are 11-11 on the road this season.
Kansas City Royals
The Royals are led by their pitching, which ranks 11th in team ERA while their offense only ranks 24th in runs scored. However, in winning their last 3 games facing the White Sox Kansas City totaled 20 runs.
Ian Kennedy (4-3 3.38 ERA) gets the nod for the Royals and in his last outing he gave up 2 earned runs in 3 innings in a 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins. The Royals have won his last 2 starts and 4 of his last 5 outings.
Kennedy is 0-4 with a 7.99 ERA in his last 5 starts against the Rays.
Kennedy has been solid at home this season going 1-1 with an ERA of only 1.93.
This season the Royals are 16-7 at home and they have won 6 of their last 7 games in their house.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rays are 1-4 in their last 5 overall.
- Rays are 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Rays are 1-6 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Royals are 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
- Royals are 51-23 in their last 74 home games.
- Royals are 7-1 in their last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Free Tampa Bay Rays vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
The Royals are hot and the Rays are not and at home KC will take this game tonight.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
In the last 5 games between these teams in Kansas City the total has gone Over every time and with the Royals’ offense clicking that trend will continue tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Kansas City 7 – Tampa Bay 2
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