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(59-58) Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics (52-66)
Date: Monday, August 14th, 2017
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland California
Projected Pitchers: Junis (4-2) – 4.70 ERA Gossett (3-6) – 5.17 ERA
MLB Moneyline Odds: Athletics -115, Royals -105
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 9
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The Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics face off on Monday night in a key game for the playoff race, as the Royals try to get a wild card spot.
These two teams have faced off three times so far this year with the Athletics winning two of those games.
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals have really hurt their playoff chances in the last two weeks. They come into this game having won two games in a row, but before that they had lost seven of the previous eight games.
They finally got their bats going on Sunday though putting up 14 runs against the White Sox.
the mound for the Royals is Jake Junis who is getting called up from triple A to take the spot of an injured Trevor Cahill.
In his last start in the Majors on August 6th he allowed four hits and one run on his way to a victory.
On the other side of this match up is the Oakland Athletics who will look to play spoiler in the last few months as the season comes to a close.
They come into this game struggling having won four of the last ten games. One of those wins did come on Sunday against the Orioles 9-3.
On the mound for the Athletics is Jharel Cotton who many had high hopes for coming into the season, but has really struggled.
He comes into this game with a 5-9 record and a high ERA of 5.72. In his last four starts he has given up a total of 18 runs.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Over is 7-1-1 in KC last 9 overall.
- Over is 7-1-1 in KC last 9 on grass.
- KC are 2-6 in their last 8 road games.
- Over is 8-1-1 in OAK last 10 games as a favorite.
- Under is 10-3-1 in OAK last 14 Mon. games.
- Over is 19-7 in OAK last 26 games following a win.
Free Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics MLB Prediction:
The Kansas City Royals have the slight advantage on the mound and that will be the difference.
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I think Cotton will have another poor start in this one and lead the Athletics to defeat.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Royals 7 – Athletics 4
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