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Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals 08/05/2020 MLB Odds, Predictions and Betting Spread
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Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals 08/05/2020 – Chicago Cubs are sitting high up on the NL Central division with an impressive 9-2 overall record. The Cubs are a major threat to opponents this season as they are one of the top contenders to get to the World Series. Kansas City Royals are still sitting at the bottom of the AL Central with a 3-9 record on the season. The Royals are yet to make a change as this season has been no improvement for their squad. The betting lines are up for this mlb series betting and bettors can place their bets on their favorite teams.
Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals 08/05/2020
Chicago Cubs are just the opposite of Kansas as they enter this game with a five-game winning streak. The Cubs swept the Pirates in their last three-game series and they are all set to continuing their success against the Royals. Two runs came off the plate from Wilson Contreras along with a solo home run. Another two-run home run was smashed by Jason Heyward while Kyle Hendricks threw an impressive seven innings and gave up two hits. The Cubs will turn in Yu Darvish to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Darvish has a 1-1 record this season with an ERA of 2.70.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP11, AB44, R6, H9, 2B2, 3B0, HR3, RBI7, TB20, BB2, SO14, SB0, AVG0.205, OBP0.25, SLG0.455, OPS0.705, WAR0), K. Schwarber LF (GP11, AB39, R5, H9, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI6, TB17, BB6, SO14, SB0, AVG0.231, OBP0.333, SLG0.436, OPS0.769, WAR0).
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals have not made any progress from last season and things are not getting better as they enter this game with a losing record. Kansas City is on a five-game losing streak and it’s high time they find a breakthrough. The Royals lost their last game to the Cubs with a final score of 5-4. The opening game was unsuccessful as well when they lost with a final score of 2-0. The Royals almost won against the Cubs, but it was just not happening despite their two runs in the ninth. Kansas City will turn in Kris Bubic as their starting pitcher in this game.
Players to watch: S. Perez C (GP12, AB49, R5, H13, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI5, TB21, BB1, SO9, SB0, AVG0.265, OBP0.28, SLG0.429, OPS0.709, WAR0), W. Merrifield 2B (GP12, AB49, R8, H14, 2B3, 3B0, HR3, RBI9, TB26, BB0, SO4, SB1, AVG0.286, OBP0.327, SLG0.531, OPS0.858, WAR0).
Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs’ last 15 games.
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City’s last 15 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
The mlb betting over under picks is out with its predictions on this game. Kansas City is still no match for Chicago, and they have Darvish to create the damage with equal support from the plate.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 7, Kansas City Royals 3.