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(68-57) Colorado Rockies vs. Kansas City Royals (63-61)
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 2:15 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City Missouri
Projected Pitchers: German Marquez vs. Jake Junis
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rockies +103 Royals -113
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Rockies +1.5 -190 Royals -1.5 +165
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 9 -110 un 9 -110
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The Rockies have been struggling lately. Losing 13 of their last 17 games does not show signs of a stable ball club. Maybe the Rockies are going through a tough patch, but its a bit late in the year for that.
Colorado is in the second wildcard spot and currently lead the Brewers by 3.5 games for that postseason position.
German Marquez (10-5, 4.24 ERA) starts this afternoon for the Rockies.
Marquez has not faced the Royals this season. He has suspect in his last four starts. Marquez is 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA over his last four starts and 4-3 with a 3.95 ERA in 11 road starts this year.
Kansas City Royals
The Royals are still in the wildcard hunt. Kansas City currently sits six games back of the Indians in the AL Central, and 1.5 games back of the Twins for the final AL wildcard spot.
The Royals have won two in a row, and are 6-4 over their last 10 games.
Kansas City gives the ball to Jake Junis (5-2, 4.99 ERA). Junis has yet to face the Rockies this season. He has made three starts (five showings) at home this year. Going 1-0 with a 4.64 ERA.
Opposing lineups are averaging .282 against Junis this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- COL are 6-22 in their last 28 road games.
- Under is 16-6-4 in COL last 26 interleague games.
- COL are 36-75 in their last 111 interleague games.
- KC are 1-7 in their last 8 interleague games.
- Over is 6-2 in KC last 8 home games.
- Over is 11-4-1 in KC last 16 on grass
- COL are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Kansas City.
Free Colorado Rockies vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
I like the Royals at home in this game. Colorado has been playing under the radar, and can’t seem to handle the pressure at home, or the road. Take Kansas City in tonight’s game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
The runs should come in this afternoon for both teams. Take the over when selecting the combined run total in this matchup.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Kansas City 7 – Colorado 5
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