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(66-53) Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals (61-59)
Date: Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Time: 7:15 PM ET
Venue: Kaufmann Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Bauer (11-8) – 4.75 ERA Vargas (14-6) – 3.45 ERA
MLB Moneyline Odds: Indians -128, Royals +116
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 9
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It’s a huge American League Central showdown on Saturday night. The Cleveland Indians have made the trip to Kansas City to take on the Royals.
These two teams have faced off nine times so far this year with the Royals winning five of those games.
The Cleveland Indians come into this game having a 5.5 game lead in the American League Central, and they really could basically wrap up the division with some success in this series.
The Indians come into this game having won six of the last seven games.
On the mound for the Indians is Trevor Bauer who comes into this game with a n 11-8 record and an ERA of 4.72. One thing to watch is how he reacts early in this game.
He did pitch two thirds of an inning on Thursday in relief against the Twins.
Kansas City Royals
On the other side of this match up is the Kansas City Royals who are right in he thick of the wild card race, but they need to keep winning as many games as possible.
With so many teams competing for one spot, every win is so important.
On the other side of this match up is the Jason Vargas who comes into this game with a 14-6 record and an ERA of 3.45.
He has struggled a bit more as of late, and the Royals really need him to finish the strong if they want to make the playoffs.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Under is 7-1 in CLE last 8 games as a favorite.
- Under is 12-3-2 in CLE last 17 overall.
- Under is 14-4-1 in CLE last 19 Sat. games.
- Over is 9-2-1 in KC last 12 overall.
- Over is 9-2-1 in KC last 12 on grass.
- KC are 7-2 in Vargas’ last 9 starts as an underdog.
- Under is 10-4-1 in the last 15 meetings.
- CLE are 12-5 in the last 17 meetings.
Free Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
Vargas has struggled as of late, but that is going to change in a big way in this game.
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I think Vargas will shut down the Indians lineup and that will lead to a victory.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Royals 5 – Indians 3
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