St. Louis Cardinals vs Kansas City Royals 08/14/2021 Spread, Baseball Betting and Preview
St. Louis Cardinals vs Kansas City Royals 08/14/2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals are on a four-game winning streak and they wish to continue the momentum when they face the Kansas City Royals for the second time on the road. This game happens this coming Saturday, August 14 and it will commence at exactly 7:10 p.m. Eastern Time at the Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The television broadcast rights have been granted to BSKC and they will be sharing the same feed for the online live streaming subscribers of MLB.TV. Even with the home-field advantage, MLB betting predictions have the St. Louis Cardinals taking another win over the Kansas City Royals.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Kansas City Royals 08/14/2021
|When:||Saturday, August 14, 7:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri|
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals find themselves at the middle of the National League and are currently tied with the New York Mets with a 59-56 record. They just trail the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies by half a game. Their most recent game against the Kansas City Royals was a shutout victory, 6-0. Nolan Arenado had two RBIs for the Cardinals to lead the team while Tyler O’Neill, Yadier Molina, Paul Dejong and Lars Nootbar each had their own. Pitching for six innings was Jack Flaherty and he was able to give the team five shutouts. This team was already leading 3-0 at the start of the eighth inning and was able to pad up three more RBIs for the last two innings.
Players to watch: Tommy Edman 3B (GP 113, AB 443, R 56, H 111, 2B 28, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 32, TB 166, BB 27, SO 63, SB 19, AVG 0.251, OBP 0.299, SLG 0.375, OPS 0.674, WAR 2), Paul Goldschmidt 1B (GP 112, AB 431, R 60, H 117, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 64, TB 192, BB 45, SO 102, SB 7, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.445, OPS 0.786, WAR 2.8).
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals are now the third-worst team in the American League with their record at 49-65. They trail the Minnesota Twins by just one game and they are currently on back-to-back losses entering this match. This team has been struggling to keep things up as they have lost six of the last ten matches. It is also a bad sign that their first meeting with the St. Louis Cardinals was a shutout and the team totally was clueless on the offensive end. Pitcher Mike minor was able to pitch for six innings and he was able to do seven strikeouts and give up two home runs.
Players to watch: Whit Merrifield RF (GP 113, AB 452, R 63, H 123, 2B 25, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 54, TB 176, BB 31, SO 70, SB 33, AVG 0.272, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.389, OPS 0.707, WAR 2.6), Salvador Perez C (GP 112, AB 435, R 53, H 120, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 29, RBI 73, TB 225, BB 13, SO 123, SB 1, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.308, SLG 0.517, OPS 0.825, WAR 3.2).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 7 games.
St. Louis are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
St. Louis are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games against Kansas City.
St. Louis are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Kansas City’s last 18 games.
Kansas City are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 7 games against St. Louis.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City’s last 9 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 games when playing at home against St. Louis.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
The Kansas City Royals need to cover a lot of ground after a very dismal outing against the St. Louis Cardinals. It is seen in an online sportsbook that they will still struggle but won’t remain scoreless against their opponents.
Prediction: 5-2, Cardinals win.