Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners MLB Betting Prediction

MLB City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Prediction 5/13/2024

The Kansas City Royals (25-17) travel to face off against the Seattle Mariners (22-19) on Monday, May 13th. This game will be played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle and televised on RSNW. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Royals vs Mariners

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Led by a big game by Hunter Renfroe at the plate, the Royals are coming off a 4-2 win over the Angels to close out their series. Renfroe went 2/4 with two RBIs and a run scored. The Royals really broke things open with a four-run 4th inning. Looking at the betting lines going into the game, the Royals were the slight underdog at -109.

Seth Lugo started for the Athletics, going eight innings and giving up just one run on five hits. He only had one strikeout in the outing and got the win.

Kansas City is on the road today to take on the Mariners, and they are 2nd in the AL Central, tied with the Twins and trail the Guardians by just a half-game for the division lead. So far, they have gone 8-5 against other teams in the AL Central. The Royals are 25-17 overall this year.

At home, the Royals have been good, going 15-8 this year. They have gone just above .500 on the road, with a record of 10-9. This year, the Royals have been good as the favorite, putting up an 11-6 mark. As the underdog, they are 14-11 this year.

The Royals have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 26-16 overall. They have been especially good on the road, going 12-7 against the run line. They have been an underdog in 25 of their 33 games and have gone 18-7 against the run line in those games. They have won five straight against the run line as an underdog.

With a combined run average of 8.1, the Kansas City Royals have seen their games go over the total in 15 of 25 games this season. The average over/under line in their games has been set at 8 runs, and when the line has been set at 7 runs, the over has hit in one game and the under in one game. So far this season, 95.2% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7 runs.

Brady Singer Gets The Start For The Royals

Brady Singer has been pitching well for the Royals lately, as he comes into the game with a record of 3-1 and an ERA of 2.37. Singer has made eight starts this year and has turned in three quality starts. In his most recent outing, he gave up just one earned run in 5 1/3 innings of work, picking up the win in the process. Singer has only allowed four homers this year, and his walk rate is 2.96 per nine innings compared to 9.07 strikeouts. The right-hander’s ERA at home is 2.32, compared to 2.7 on the road.

Royals Offense Breakdown

Salvador Perez has been one of the best hitters in the league this season, coming in with a batting average of .329 and 33 RBIs, which is 3rd in the league. He has also gone deep 8 times, which is 6th in the MLB. Perez is also on an eight-game hitting streak. Bobby Witt Jr. is also having a strong season at the plate, with a batting average of .305 and 21 RBIs.

Vinnie Pasquantino has been on a tear for the Royals, going 10/30 in his last eight games with one home run and 10 RBIs. For the season, he is batting just .248. Over his last nine games, Bobby Witt Jr. is hitting just .250, and Adam Frazier is also at .250 in his last four games.

Mitch Garver had a big game for the Mariners in their most recent win over the Athletics, going 2/3 with three RBIs and a homer. The Mariners really broke things open with a four-run 2nd inning. Seattle was the heavy favorite at -226 going into the game.

Luis Castillo started for the Athletics, going six innings and giving up just two runs on seven hits. He only had two strikeouts in the outing and got the win.

Seattle will host the Royals today with an overall record of 22-19, good for 1st place in the AL West. They currently hold a half-game lead over the Rangers and won their previous series vs. the Athletics 2-1. So far, they have gone 6-3 in divisional matchups.

At home, the Mariners are 13-9 this season compared to a mark of 9-10 on the road. As the home favorite, Seattle has put together a record of 9-7 this year, and they are 13-10 when favored overall. Seattle’s series record is 7-5-1 this year, and they are 5-5 over their last 10 games.

The Seattle Mariners have been a very average team against the run line this season, going 20-21 overall. They are 11-11 at home and 9-10 on the road. They are 10-13 against the run line as the favorite and 10-8 as the underdog. Their average run margin in all games is +0.1 runs per game.

The Mariners have been on a six-game over streak. Their games have averaged 7.5 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 14-25. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 7 runs, their record is 1-4-1. Over 80% of their games this season have had higher over/under lines than today’s line of 7 runs.

George Kirby Gets The Start For The Mariners

Seattle is sending right-hander George Kirby to the mound today vs. the Royals. He has made eight starts this season and has a record of 3-3 with an ERA of 4.15. Kirby’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.04. In his last outing, he took the loss, giving up four earned runs in five innings of work. Before that, he had a streak of four straight quality starts. Kirby’s ERA at home is 5.66 compared to 4.99 on the road. So far, he has allowed five homers at home and none on the road.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

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Seattle’s offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, averaging just 3.8 runs per game (24th). They have been even worse at home, averaging just 3.5 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .223 and are also the league’s worst team in terms of striking out. However, they do come in with the 8th most home runs in the league.

Julio Rodriguez has been a bright spot for the Mariners this season, batting .255 with two homers. Mitch Haniger, Jorge Polanco, and Mitch Garver all have five homers this season, but are batting just .203, .188, and .179, respectively. Garver has gone 4/15 in his last five games with two homers.

Royals vs Mariners Prediction

The best way to play this one is to take the Royals on the money line, with the payout sitting at +125. We actually have the Royals winning this one on the road by a score of 5-4. If you’re looking for a potential payout, we also like the Royals to win straight up.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Brady Singer finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for seventh among today’s starters. As for George Kirby, we have him finishing with five K’s, which has him 11th.

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