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(64-62) Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians (70-56)
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Time: 7:15 PM ET
Venue: Progressive Field, Cleveland Ohio
Projected Pitchers: Jason Hammel vs. Mike Clevinger
MLB Moneyline Odds: Royals +140 Indians -150
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Royals +1.5 -155 Indians -1.5 +135
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 9.5 +100 un 9.5 -120
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Kansas City Royals
Kansas City is hanging around the wildcard race. The Royals are a half game behind the Twins for the final wildcard spot. Kansas City is a seasoned group who has been in close playoff races before.
The Royals are 5-5 over their last 10 games. That won’t be good enough to get into the playoffs this year.
Jason Hammel (6-9, 4.73 ERA) will make his fourth start of the year against the Indians. Hammel is 3-0 with a 3.38 ERA against the Indians this season.
He has pitched 18.2 innings allowing 13 hits, seven runs (all earned), four home runs, three walks and 16 strikeouts against Cleveland this season.
The Indians have had a string of injuries, but able to keep winning.
The Indians lead the AL Central by 5.5 games and are 6-4 over their last 10 games. Cleveland also found out they will get closer Andrew Miller back before the start of the postseason.
Mike Clevinger (6-5, 3.97 ERA) takes the rock for the Indians tonight. Clevinger has mad three starts against the Royals this year. He is 1-0 with a 3.38 ERA in his starts against Cleveland this season.
He has allowed the Royals lineup to average .225 against him this year.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Over is 5-2-1 in KC last 8 road games.
- Over is 12-5-1 in KC last 18 on grass.
- Over is 12-5-1 in KC last 18 overall.
- Under is 15-5-1 in CLE last 21 Sat. games.
- CLE are 15-6 in their last 21 home games
- CLE are 10-4 in their last 14 overall.
- KC are 2-9 in the last 11 meetings in Cleveland.
- KC are 6-14 in the last 20 meetings
Free Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Prediction:
This division rivalry game will be close, but in the end, the Royals will get the upset win on the road. Take the Royals in tonight’s game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
I don’t expect this game to be high scoring considering how both pitchers have performed against each others opposing team. Take the under in this one.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Kansas City 5 – Cleveland 3
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