Free MLB Pick: Royals vs Indians Odds
Looking for Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians free mlb predictions? MLB betting sees the Royals taking on the Indians on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Progressive Field in Cleveland Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all MLB baseball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily MLB predictions like this Royals Indians free pick.
2018 MLB Season
(12-24) Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians (18-18)
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time: 4:10 PM ET
Venue: Progressive Field, Cleveland Ohio
Projected Pitchers: Junis (3-2) – 3.29 ERA Clevinger (2-0) – 2.82 ERA
MLB Moneyline Odds: Indians -230
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Royals +1.5 +100 Indians -1.5 -120
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 8.5 -101 un 8.5 -115
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Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals are one of the worst teams in the majors again this season. This year, the team is 12-24, and sit 12 games under .500. Everyone knew the Royals would be a work in progress after their off season lineup overhaul.
The Royals will send Jason Hammel (0-4, 4.78 ERA) to the mound against the Indians. Hammel faced the Indians once this season. He is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA against Cleveland. The Indians lineup hit .143 against Hammel in that outing.
The Cleveland Indians are starting to look like they can be a contender at the end of the season. The Indians are sitting at .500 right now, but have had some injuries to the pitching staff, which have led to a few close game losses.
The Indians will be starting Trevor Bauer (2-3, 2.53 ERA). Bauer has faced the Royals once this year. He is 0-1 with a 1.13 ERA against Kansas City this season. The Royals lineup hit .111 against him in that start.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- KC are 4-9 in their last 13 road games.
- KC are 9-19 in their last 28 overall.
- Under is 6-2 in Hammels last 8 Fri. starts.
- Over is 12-1 in CLE last 13 home games.
- Over is 12-3-1 in CLE last 16 overall.
- KC are 7-21 in the last 28 meetings in Cleveland.
- KC are 8-22 in the last 30 meetings.
Free Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Prediction:
The Royals are 6-11 on the road this year, and have not been impressive this season. If Hammel is unable to pitch well through the first three innings, this one could get out of hand. Take the Indians at home for the win.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER 8.5
The Royals are going to give up runs to the Indians lineup. Look for the Indians to score multiple runs throughout the game. The Indians bats are starting to get better, as the weather is changing. Take the over.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Cleveland 7 – Kansas City 2
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