Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/11/2021 – Cleveland Indians will look forward to sweeping Kansas City Royals in their final game of a four-game series. The Indians dominated the Royals in their last three games as they remain at the second spot in the AL Central Division play. The online sportsbook predictions remain in favor of the Indians to win and extend their success. As for the Royals, they have declined to the bottom of the AL Central Division play. Kansas City Royals are holding the worst record in their division while trailing the Twins in the fourth.
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/11/2021
|When:||Sunday, July 11, 1:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio|
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals extended their losing streak to four after dropping their last game against Cleveland Indians. The Royals gave up 14 runs with their weak pitching unit and scored just six in return. Kansas will turn in Carlos Hernandez as their starter in this game. The righty is holding an ERA of 4.98 on the season. Kansas is averaging 4.07 runs per game and is holding the 26th rank in scoring. Overall, they are touching a batting clip of .242 which is ranked at No. 12 in the majors. Whit Merrifield remains the bright spot from the plate.
Players to watch: W. Merrifield RF (GP 89, AB 352, R 50, H 95, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 47, TB 143, BB 27, SO 52, SB 24, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.406, OPS 0.728, WAR 1.8), S. Perez C (GP 89, AB 349, R 41, H 96, 2B 16, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 53, TB 175, BB 8, SO 98, SB 0, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.3, SLG 0.501, OPS 0.802, WAR 2.3).
After breaking their terrible losing streak, the Indians are now three games ahead of the 500 mark. Cleveland is holding a 45-42 record on the season and they continue to trail the White Sox. The Indians are five-plus games ahead of the Tigers at the third. Cleveland has produced well from their batting end in the last three games. However, their overall batting performance has been terrible with an average of .226 that holds the 28th rank in the majors. Eli Morgan will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Morgan is holding an ERA of 8.44 with a 1-3 record on the season.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 85, AB 332, R 53, H 75, 2B 13, 3B 2, HR 15, RBI 38, TB 137, BB 35, SO 82, SB 0, AVG 0.226, OBP 0.305, SLG 0.413, OPS 0.717, WAR 0.6), A. Rosario SS (GP 81, AB 294, R 40, H 76, 2B 9, 3B 4, HR 5, RBI 25, TB 108, BB 18, SO 65, SB 8, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.673, WAR 0.3).
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Royals are 0-8 SU in their last 8 games against Cleveland.
Kansas City is 0-10 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
Royals are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Kansas City’s last 20 games played on a Sunday.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cleveland’s last 15 games.
Cleveland is 3-9 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 7 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland’s last 13 games at home.
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City.
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
Once again, experts betting on baseball are slanting towards the Indians to win this game and sweep the Royals with ease. Back Cleveland to take out the Royals with a neat balance from their batting and pitching unit.
Score Prediction: Indians 5, Royals 4.