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Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/09/2021 Tips, Forecast and Baseball Betting
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Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/09/2021 – Kansas City Royals will remain at home as they continue to host Cleveland Indians from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Royals dropped to the bottom of the AL Central after their last defeat against the Indians. Kansas City is now holding a 36-50 record on the season. Cleveland Indians finally broke their losing streak and progressed one game above the .500 mark. The Indians are now holding a 43-42 record on the season. The baseball betting website has all the odds and lines available online as these teams continue their four-game series.
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/09/2021
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals have given up their fourth spot in their division to Minnesota Twins. The Royals are now 15 games behind the .500 mark. Last night, they gave up seven runs to Cleveland and scored just four in return. Brad Keller will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Keller is holding an ERA of 6.39 in a span of 87 plus innings. Danny Duffy struggled on the mound against the Indians in five innings. Kansas will need more control from the pitching end.
Players to watch: W. Merrifield RF (GP 86, AB 341, R 50, H 94, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 45, TB 142, BB 27, SO 50, SB 23, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.329, SLG 0.416, OPS 0.745, WAR 1.8), S. Perez C (GP 86, AB 338, R 40, H 95, 2B 16, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 51, TB 171, BB 8, SO 91, SB 0, AVG 0.281, OBP 0.307, SLG 0.506, OPS 0.813, WAR 2.4).
Cleveland Indians finally broke their terrible losing streak and moved ahead of the .500 mark. The Indians dominated the Royals with their batting unit and are all set to continuing their success. Triston McKenzie will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. McKenzie is holding a 1-3 record on the season with an ERA of 6.38. Cleveland is way behind the White Sox at the top and they need to make up for their previous loss. The Indians have a balanced team and are ahead of the Royals.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 82, AB 319, R 51, H 71, 2B 12, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 35, TB 129, BB 34, SO 79, SB 0, AVG 0.223, OBP 0.303, SLG 0.404, OPS 0.707, WAR 0.4), E. Rosario LF (GP 78, AB 283, R 29, H 72, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 46, TB 110, BB 17, SO 47, SB 9, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.296, SLG 0.389, OPS 0.685, WAR 0.5).
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland’s last 13 games.
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The sports betting experts stick to the Indians to win this game and cover the spread. Despite Keller on the mound, the Royals are struggling to make ends meet from the plate. Back Cleveland to win this game and cover.
Score Prediction: Indians 7, Royals 3.