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Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals 07/20/2020 MLB Odds, Betting Picks and Baseball Predictions
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Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals 07/20/2020 – Kauffman Stadium will play host to Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals as they clash in an entertaining pre-season game in Kansas City, Missouri. Houston showed some great effort last season when they defeated the Yankees and progressed to the finals. The Astros topped the AL West, but unfortunately, they were no match for the Washington Nationals. Kansas City Royals were no major threat as the season with their weak performance. In fact, the Royals were looked down upon as an easy opportunity. This year’s point spread baseball betting is going to be short and all the more chances for bettors to place their bets.
Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals 07/20/2020
The team did battle their way through the end in the 2019 season with an equally balanced team. While there might not be several changes, the Houston Astros seems to be keeping a low profile in the spring training games. Houston lost three games in a row and they will try to bounce back against the Royals. In their last game, they scored just two runs off the plate and surrendered six to the Washington Nationals. This is the best opportunity to understand the money line baseball betting before the regular season takes its course.
Players to watch: K. Tucker RF (4 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, .0.276 AVG, .0.313 OBP, .0.761 OPS), Y. Gurriel 1B (2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 0.231 AVG, 0.286 OBP, 0.632 OPS).
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals had a bad experience last season with unbalanced pitching and hitting unit. The team was unable to get past opponents with a winning record and they also witnessed their coach retire last season. Kansas City has stepped up this year with their performance since they have taken out some of the big teams. The Royals defeated the Padres, Angels and the Reds. In their last outing, Kansas City defeated Oakland Athletics with a final score of 4-2. The Royals will deliver Mike Montgomery as their starting pitcher against the Astros.
Players to watch: E. Mejia SS (4 R, 0 HR, 3 RBI, .0.216 AVG, .0.237 OBP, .0.507 OPS), R. McBroom 1B (7 R, 3 HR, 8 RBI, 0.314 AVG, 0.368 OBP, 0.657 OPS).
Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
Kansas City Royals have shown improvement this year and they are certainly better than last season. However, the Astros have the power hitters on their squad such as George Springer, Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and more. Back the Astros to win this game against the Royals.
Runline: A runline of -1.5 is set for Houston and +1.5 for Kansas City.
Moneyline: A moneyline of -155 is out for Astros and +135 for Royals.
Totals: The total will go over 8.5 for Kansas and under 8.5 for Houston.
Score Prediction: Houston Astros 5, Kansas City Royals 4.