Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals 09/02/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals 09/02/2021 – Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals will conclude their three-game series from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Indians will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Cleveland is just one game away from sweeping the Royals while they remain at the second spot in the AL Central Division. The Kansas City Royals are a weak team and they are sitting at the fourth position. The MLB best betting websites have been against the Royals in the past due to their poor overall performance.
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals 09/02/2021
Cleveland Indians‘ battle for the Wild Card continues as they remain behind the White Sox. The Indians have won a total of 66 games and dropped 64 in return. Cleveland is just two games ahead of the .500 mark. Last night, they gave up three runs and scored five against the Royals. The Indians are not too strong in scoring as they hold the 21st rank in the majors. Triston McKenzie will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. McKenzie is holding an ERA of 4.83 with a 1.15 WHIP of the season.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 120, AB 465, R 67, H 135, 2B 22, 3B 6, HR 10, RBI 49, TB 199, BB 27, SO 98, SB 12, AVG 0.29, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.428, OPS 0.759, WAR 1.4), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 120, AB 443, R 87, H 115, 2B 27, 3B 4, HR 31, RBI 84, TB 243, BB 53, SO 70, SB 19, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.549, OPS 0.894, WAR 5.3).
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals declined further after winning 59 and dropping 73 games in total. The Royals are one game ahead of the Twins and they continue to trail the Tigers. Making it to the playoffs look impossible for the Royals with their present record. Kris Bubic will get the ball here as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding a 4-6 record on the season with an ERA of 5.18. The Royals will need more power from the plate if they want to get past the Indians.
Players to watch: Whit Merrifield RF (GP 131, AB 529, R 76, H 148, 2B 30, 3B 3, HR 10, RBI 67, TB 214, BB 35, SO 81, SB 38, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.405, OPS 0.728, WAR 3.7), Salvador Perez C (GP 130, AB 501, R 64, H 138, 2B 19, 3B 0, HR 38, RBI 94, TB 271, BB 20, SO 138, SB 1, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.315, SLG 0.541, OPS 0.856, WAR 4.4).
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
Cleveland are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City’s last 9 games against Cleveland.
Cleveland Indians vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
Cleveland has a better team and they won three games in a row. The Indians have fewer chances of making it to the postseason. The MLB picks and parlays have predicted Cleveland to sweep the Royals in this series.
Score Prediction: Indians 5, Royals 3.