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Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/24/2020 MLB Odds, Game Analysis and Baseball Betting

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Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07-24-2020 MLB Odds Game Analysis and Baseball Betting

Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/24/2020 – Cleveland Indians will remain at home to host Kansas City Royals for their first regular-season game at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland was impressive last season, but they were few games away from clinching the Wild Card spot. The Indians secured the second spot in the American League Central and they look forward to having a better season this year. Kansas City Royals were considered one of those weak teams in the 2019 season. The Royals held the fourth position in the AL Central and they hope to make a better season this year. Most of the mlb betting sites are up and running with the picks and predictions of this game.

Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 07/24/2020

When: Friday, July 24, 7:10  PM EST
Where: Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio
TV: ESPN Network
Stream: SofaScore

Kansas City Royals

They won only 59 games last year and they lost 103. The Kansas City Royals were unable to get past most of their opponents. The last few seasons were a disaster, but they hope for this short season to make a difference. Mike Matheny is the new manager for Kansas after his position with Saint Louis Cardinals. Kansas has some key players like Jorge Soler who will help them from the plate. Some of the top players are Whit Merrifield, Alex Gordon and Hunter Dozier. The Royals will deliver Danny Duffy as their starting pitcher against the Indians. Duffy held a decent ERA of 4.34 along with 115 strikeouts last season.

Players to watch: R. McBroom 1B (GP 18 AB 43 R 7 H 13 2B 3 3B 0 HR 3 RBI 8 TB 25 BB 3 SO 6 SB 0 AVG 0.302 OBP 0.348 SLG 0.581 OPS 0.929), E. Mejia SS (GP 16 AB 41 R 5 H 9 2B 2 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 5 TB 11 BB 4 SO 11 SB 1 AVG 0.22 OBP 0.289 SLG 0.268 OPS 0.557).

Cleveland Indians

Cleveland won 93 games last year and lost 69. The Indians were nine games behind the Twins and they failed to clinch the division title. Cleveland was three games short for the Wild Card spot in 2019 and they are all set under the guidance of Terry Francona. The Indians have some big bats such as Francisco Lindor, Carlos Santana, Jose Ramirez, Tyler Naquin, Franmil Reyes and Roberto Perez. Cleveland is all set to deliver Shane Bieber as their starting pitcher in this game. The Indians will not make this game easy for the Royals.

Players to watch: F. Lindor SS GP (13 AB 40 R 6 H 16 2B 4 3B 0 HR 4 RBI 14 TB 32 BB 0 SO 5 SB 0 AVG 0.4 OBP 0.4 SLG 0.8 OPS 1.2), C. Santana 1B (GP 13 AB 38 R 6 H 14 2B 1 3B 1 HR 3 RBI 5 TB 26 BB 2 SO 6 SB 0 AVG 0.368 OBP 0.4 SLG 0.684 OPS 1.084).

Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers

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Kansas City Royals

Kansas City is 4-11 SU in their last 15 games.
Royals are 3-11 SU in their last 14 games against Cleveland.
Kansas City is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Royals are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the American League.

Cleveland Indians

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland’s last 8 games.
Indians are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against Kansas City.
Indians are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City.

Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks

The baseball odds are clearly intact for Cleveland Indians to get past Kansas City Royals in this game. Cleveland is strong from the plate and Shane Bieber will do a decent job as their starter.

Score Prediction: Cleveland Indians 8, Kansas City Royals 2.