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Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 09/20/2021 Analysis, Betting Odds and Picks
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Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 09/20/2021 – A four-game series is all set to get underway as Kansas City Royals take on Cleveland Indians from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Royals will enter this game with a losing record, and they hope to stay ahead of the Twins in the AL Central. Cleveland Indians are still holding the second spot in the AL Central as their battle for the Wild Card round continues. The Indians are unable to get past the White Sox at the top. The recent baseball odds have predicted the Indians to take out the Royals in this game and build on their winning streak.
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians 09/20/2021
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals are way too weak with their poor offensive and defensive team. The Royals have won 67 and dropped 82 in return. Kansas City is way behind the Tigers, and their playoffs slipped six away a long time ago. Last night, they gave up seven runs to the Mariners and scored just one in return. The Royals will turn in Carlos Hernandez as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 6-2 record on the season with an ERA of 3.90. This will be Hernandez’s 11th start on the season.
Players to watch: Whit Merrifield RF (GP 148, AB 608, R 91, H 170, 2B 36, 3B 3, HR 10, RBI 70, TB 242, BB 37, SO 93, SB 40, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.398, OPS 0.718, WAR 3.5), Salvador Perez C (GP 147, AB 570, R 80, H 157, 2B 19, 3B 0, HR 45, RBI 113, TB 311, BB 25, SO 155, SB 1, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.546, OPS 0.862, WAR 5.1).
Cleveland Indians are coming off a big victory against the Yankees. The Indians have scored 22 runs in their last two games and they enter this game after defeating the Yankees in their three-game series. Cleveland smashed 11 runs and gave up just one to the Yankees. The Indians will turn in Triston McKenzie to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 5-6 record on the season with an ERA of 4.28. Cleveland has an easy opportunity to build on its success.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 133, AB 516, R 70, H 144, 2B 23, 3B 6, HR 10, RBI 51, TB 209, BB 27, SO 114, SB 12, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.405, OPS 0.721, WAR 1.7), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 136, AB 494, R 99, H 128, 2B 30, 3B 4, HR 34, RBI 91, TB 268, BB 65, SO 77, SB 24, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.543, OPS 0.893, WAR 5.9).
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook has predicted the Indians to win this game and cover the spread with their batting and pitching unit. Cleveland has McKenzie on the mound as their starter and they will extend their success in this game.
Score Prediction: Indians 4, Royals 3.