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Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals 08/06/2020 MLB Odds, Predictions and Baseball Spread
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Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals 08/06/2020 – Kauffman Stadium will continue to play host to Chicago Cubs and Kansas City Royals as they conclude with the final game of their four-game series. Chicago Cubs are one of those recognized teams with their impressive 10-2 record on the season. The Cubs are topping the NL Central division and they are six games ahead of the Brewers in the second spot. Kansas City Royals are struggling with their 3-10 record on the season as they sit at the bottom of the AL Central division. The baseball betting lines have not been in favor of the Royals in most of their games.
Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals 08/06/2020
Chicago Cubs were never expected to be so strong this season. The Cubs have shown their potential and they are keen on clinching their division title. The Cubs did well to get past most of their opponents with just two losses on their plate. Last night, Chicago Cubs went deep from the plate when they smashed six runs to victory after restricting the Royals to just one. The leading batsman for Chicago is Willson Contreras holding a batting clip of .314. When it comes to homers, Anthony Rizzo has taken the lead with three. The Cubs will turn in Tyler Chatwood as their starting pitcher in this game. Chatwood is holding a 2-0 record on the season with an ERA of 0.71.
Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP12, AB48, R6, H11, 2B2, 3B0, HR3, RBI9, TB22, BB2, SO15, SB0, AVG0.229, OBP0.269, SLG0.458, OPS0.728, WAR0), K. Schwarber LF (GP12, AB42, R5, H9, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI6, TB17, BB7, SO16, SB0, AVG0.214, OBP0.327, SLG0.405, OPS0.731, WAR0).
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City is currently on a terrible six-game losing streak. The Royals have not shown any major improvement since the last season. In the last three games alone, they surrendered 13 runs to the Cubs. Kansas lost all three games against Chicago and there is nothing much left to do in their last outing since the Cubs already won the four-game series. The leading batsman for Kansas is Adalberto Mondesi with a batting clip of .289. When it comes to homers, Whit Merrifield has taken the lead with three. Kansas City will turn in Brad Keller as their starting pitcher in this game. Keller will make his first appearance on the season.
Players to watch: S. Perez C (GP13, AB53, R5, H14, 2B2, 3B0, HR2, RBI5, TB22, BB1, SO9, SB0, AVG0.264, OBP0.278, SLG0.415, OPS0.693, WAR0), W. Merrifield 2B (GP13, AB53, R8, H15, 2B3, 3B0, HR3, RBI9, TB27, BB0, SO6, SB1, AVG0.283, OBP0.321, SLG0.509, OPS0.831, WAR0).
Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 5 games.
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City’s last 16 games.
Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
Most of the baseball betting software picks and predictions have been away from the Royals. The Cubs will sweep Kansas City after their victory in this game.
Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 7, Kansas City Royals 1.