Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals 07/16/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals 07/16/2021 – Two struggling teams will open a three-game series from Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Baltimore Orioles will take on the Kansas City Royals as they look forward to breaking their four-game losing streak. The Orioles are holding one of the worst records on the season after winning 28 and dropping 61 in return. Experts betting on MLB have been against the Orioles and the Royals in the past due to their poor overall performance. Kansas City is at the bottom of the AL Central Division play as they continue to trail the Twins.
Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals 07/16/2021
The Baltimore Orioles are way behind the Yankees in the fourth spot of the AL East. The Orioles are struggling to make ends meet with an unbalanced offensive and defensive unit. Cedric Mullins continues to lead from the plate with an average of .314 and 106 hits. Trey Mancini is the home run leader with 16 and RBI leader with 55. Baltimore has smashed a total of 101 home runs in 89 games on the season. The Orioles are yet to reveal their starting pitcher for this game against the Royals.
Players to watch: C. Mullins CF (GP 88, AB 338, R 49, H 106, 2B 23, 3B 3, HR 16, RBI 35, TB 183, BB 34, SO 72, SB 16, AVG 0.314, OBP 0.38, SLG 0.541, OPS 0.921, WAR 3.7), T. Mancini RF (GP 86, AB 324, R 48, H 83, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 16, RBI 55, TB 149, BB 32, SO 84, SB 0, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.46, OPS 0.791, WAR 0.9).
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals were once at the top of the list with their overall performance. The Royals declined drastically as they struggled against most of their opponents. Kansas City has Salvador Perez as their leader in batting with an average of .275. Perez is the bright spot for the Royals with 21 home runs and 53 RBIs. The Royals are yet to reveal their starting pitcher for their game against the Orioles. Carlos Santana is the other notable player from the plate for the Royals. Santana is touching an on-base percentage of .368.
Players to watch: W. Merrifield RF (GP 89, AB 352, R 50, H 95, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 47, TB 143, BB 27, SO 52, SB 24, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.406, OPS 0.728, WAR 1.8), S. Perez C (GP 89, AB 349, R 41, H 96, 2B 16, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 53, TB 175, BB 8, SO 98, SB 0, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.3, SLG 0.501, OPS 0.802, WAR 2.4).
Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore’s last 6 games.
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
Both teams are weak and the sports betting websites have been on and off. The Royals have been slightly better than the Orioles and the top online predictions are now in favor of Kansas to win this game and cover.
Score Prediction: Royals 6, Orioles 3.