Kansas City vs Baltimore Orioles MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Kansas City vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction 4/3/2024

The Baltimore Orioles are playing for the first time this season while the Kansas City Royals are coming off a win. 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 Orioles. First pitch is set for 1:05 ET.

Royals vs Orioles

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The Royals and Orioles played the previous game of this series, with Kansas City picking up a 4-1 road win. Despite only having three hits compared to eight for the Royals, the Orioles were the favorite going into the game at -165. Kansas City closed at +139.

Alec Marsh got the start for the Royals and picked up the win, going seven innings and giving up just one run. Will Smith closed things out with the save. On the other side, Cole Irvin gave up four runs in five innings and took the loss.

This game was essentially decided in the 2nd inning when the Royals put up three runs. The Orioles only run came in the 3rd inning, and they were held to just three hits. Maikel Garcia drove in three of the Royals’ four runs, while Nick Loftin went 2/2 with two runs scored.

Cole Ragans Gets The Start For The Royals

Cole Ragans will take the mound for the Kansas City Royals as they face the Baltimore Orioles on the road. In his first start of the season, Ragans pitched six innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits. He will look to bounce back after taking the loss in his first outing.

Royals Offense Breakdown

For the Royals, we have Bobby Witt Jr. as our top hitter in terms of projected hits and home runs. His hits projection is 15th best in the league today, while his home run projection is 10th. Nelson Velázquez is 8th on the team in terms of projected hits, but his home run projection is 11th best in today’s slate of games. Maikel Garcia is 2nd on the team in terms of projected hits, and his total is 24th best in the league today.

Corbin Burnes Gets The Start For The Orioles

Corbin Burnes will be making his second start of the season for the Baltimore Orioles when he takes on the Kansas City Royals at home. In his first outing, Burnes picked up the win after allowing just one run on one hit over six innings of work. He’ll look to build off that strong performance in his second start of the year.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

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For the Orioles, we have Gunnar Henderson as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his total hits projection being 19th best in the league today. He also has the 10th best odds to hit a home run in today’s slate of games. Anthony Santander has the best odds to hit a home run for the Orioles, and his home run projection is 9th best in today’s games. Adley Rutschman has the 27th best total hits projection in today’s games.


Royals vs Orioles Prediction


Our prediction for the Orioles vs. Royals matchup is that the Orioles will come out on top by a final score of 6-5. However, we are actually going to recommend taking the over in this one, as the line is sitting at 7.5 runs, and we have this one finishing with 11 total runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Corbin Burnes is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is good for sixth among starters. As for the Royals’ starter, Cole Ragans is projected to finish with just four strikeouts, which is third worst among starters.

Offensively, we have the Orioles finishing with nine total hits, compared to the Royals with nine as well. If you’re looking for a player prop bet, you could look at the Orioles’ team home runs, as we have them finishing with just one, which has them 18th in the league.

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