City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Betting Prediction

MLB City Royals vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction 4/1/2024

The Kansas City Royals (1-2) travel to face off against the Baltimore Orioles (2-1) on Monday, April 1st. This game will be played at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore and televised on MASN. The Royals are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Orioles are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Twins. First pitch is set for 6:35 ET.

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The Royals Are Coming Off A Win

After a 3-0 win over the Twins in the series opener, the Royals’ offense exploded in the second game, winning 11-0. The Royals scored three in the first, six in the second, and never looked back. Salvador Perez and Bobby Witt Jr. each homered and combined for seven RBI.

Brady Singer was lights out, going seven innings, allowing just three hits, and striking out 10. The Royals’ offense finished with 14 hits, with five going for home runs.

Michael Wacha Gets The Start For The Royals

Michael Wacha is coming off a season in which he made 24 starts and finished with a record of 14-4. His ERA for the season was 3.22, and his WHIP was 1.16. Wacha made 12 quality starts and gave up a total of 15 home runs. His strikeout-to-walk ratio for the season was 2.9, and he averaged 8.31 strikeouts per nine innings. Last season, Wacha faced the Orioles, and his FIP for the season was 3.89.

Royals Offense Breakdown

Our model is giving Bobby Witt Jr. the best odds to have a big game at the plate for the Royals. Witt Jr. has the best odds on the team to hit a home run and his home run projection is 12th best in the league today. If you are looking for a player to have a solid game at the plate, Maikel Garcia is our 2nd best Royals player in terms of total hits.

The Orioles Are Coming Off A Win

The Angels defeated the Orioles 4-1 in the series finale. Los Angeles was the underdog in the game, but they jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. Baltimore scored their only run in the second inning.

Reid Detmers got the start for the Angels, going five innings and giving up one run. Tyler Wells started for the Orioles and also gave up three runs in six innings of work. Taylor Ward drove in two runs for the Angels.

Dean Kremer Gets The Start For The Orioles

Coming off a season in which he made 32 starts, Dean Kremer finished with a record of 13-5 and an ERA of 4.12. His WHIP for the season was 1.31, and he allowed a batting average of .250. In terms of quality starts, Kremer finished with 14, and he allowed a total of 27 home runs. For the season, he averaged 8.18 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.87 walks per nine innings.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

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For the Orioles, we have Anthony Santander as our top projected hitter in terms of home runs. His home run projection is 13th best in the league today. Ryan O’Hearn is 19th in terms of home run projections league-wide. Gunnar Henderson has the best hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 14th best in the league today.


Royals vs Orioles Prediction


With the Orioles at -156 to pick up the win, this is the best bet for this game. We actually have the Orioles winning this one by a score of 6-5, and with the over/under sitting at 8.5 runs, we would recommend taking the over.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Michael Wacha is projected to finish with five strikeouts, while Orioles starter Dean Kremer is projected to finish with five as well. Offensively, the Orioles lineup is projected to finish with nine hits, compared to the Royals, who are projected to finish with nine.

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