Seattle Mariners vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Mariners vs Kansas City Royals Prediction 6/7/2024

The Seattle Mariners (36-28) travel to face off against the Kansas City Royals (37-26) on Friday, June 7th. This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and televised on BSKC. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 7:10 CT.

Mariners vs Royals

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Mitch Garver was the hot bat for the Mariners in their most recent game vs. the Athletics, going 2/2 with a homer and two RBIs. The Mariners really broke out the big bats in their json-ld, going on to win 3-0. Seattle was the heavy favorite at -151 going into the game.

Bryan Woo got the start for the Mariners, going six innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just two hits and struck out six Athletics batters. Seattle’s bullpen closed things out, and Ryne Stanek picked up the save.

Seattle is on the road today to take on the Royals, with the Mariners leading the AL West with a record of 36-28. They hold a five-game lead over the Rangers and come into today’s game with an AL West division record of 14-5. The Mariners are coming off a series win, taking two of three from the Athletics.

This season, the Mariners have been good at home, going 21-11. On the road, they are just under .500 at 15-17. Seattle has been good as the favorite this season, putting up a mark of 22-15. As for their record as the underdog, the Mariners are 14-13 this year. Their overall series record is 11-7-2, and they have won three straight series.

Seattle has played to a run line record of 32-32 this season, with a run differential of +0.2 runs per game. The Mariners have been a better bet on the run line at home, where they are 18-14 compared to 14-18 on the road. As the favorite, Seattle is 17-20 vs. the run line, while as the underdog, they are 15-12.

Seattle is on the road to face the Kansas City Royals today, and the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Mariners have a combined run average of 7.3 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 23-38 overall. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 4-2, and they have played in eight games with an over/under line set at 8.5 runs this season. The under has hit in each of their last four games.

Bryce Miller Gets The Start For The Mariners

Right-hander Bryce Miller gets the start for the Mariners today as he faces the Royals on the road. He has made 12 starts this season and has a record of 5-5 with a 3.18 ERA. Miller’s WHIP for the season is currently .96, and opponents are batting .191 this year. In his 12 starts, Miller has turned in seven quality starts and is coming off a game in which he didn’t allow a run. In that outing vs. the Angels, he went six innings, giving up just three hits and one walk while picking up the win. Before that, he had allowed at least two earned runs in three straight starts.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

Cal Raleigh has been the Mariners’ most consistent power threat this season, as he leads the team with 11 home runs and 33 RBIs. However, he is batting just .203 for the season. Ty France has also provided some power, as his seven homers are the 2nd most on the team and 14th in the league. France is batting .245, which is 6th best on the team.

Seattle’s offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, as they are 27th in runs per game (3.7) and have the worst strikeout rate in the league. They are also near the bottom of the league in team batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. Currently, Julio Rodriguez is batting .266 with five homers, and he is on a three-game hitting streak.

To close out their series vs. the Guardians, the Royals picked up a 4-3 win. Leading up to the game, they were the +141 underdog on the money line. It was a big first inning for the Royals, as they got on the board with a run but gave up the lead right away as the Guardians scored one in the bottom of the first.

Brady Singer got the start for the Royals and took the no-decision. He only lasted 3 2/3 innings, giving up two earned runs on nine hits. Hunter Renfroe was hot at the plate, going 2/3 with a double, run scored, and an RBI.

Kansas City is 37-26 overall, putting them 2nd in the AL Central, four games behind the Guardians for the division lead. The Royals will host the Mariners today with an overall record of 22-10 at home compared to 15-16 on the road. The Royals’ overall series record is 10-9-1 this year.

The Royals have gone 13-9 against other teams in the AL Central. Looking at how they have fared as the favorite, the Royals are 19-8 this year. As the underdog, they have gone 18-18. Kansas City split their most recent series vs. the Guardians and are 3-7 over their last 10 games.

The Royals have been a solid run line bet this season, going 39-24 overall. They have been especially good at home, where they are 20-12 vs. the run line. Their average run margin on the season is +1.1, and they have been a run line favorite in 27 games, going 15-12 in those contests.

The Kansas City Royals have played 61 games this season, and their games have averaged 8.6 runs per game. Their over/under record for the season is 27-34, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs, the Royals have gone over the total 7 times and under 14 times. So far this season, 20.6% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs or higher.

Daniel Lynch IV Gets The Start For The Royals

Daniel Lynch IV will be making his 3rd start of the season for the Royals, and it will be his first start at home. He has gone 5 innings in each of his first two outings, striking out 6 in his first start and then 5 in his last outing. Lynch has given up 2 earned runs in each of his first two starts.

Royals Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Royals are 7th in the league in runs per game at 4.9. At home, they have been even better, averaging 5.5 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .253, which is the 5th best mark in the league right now. The Royals have been a tough team to strike out this season, and they also have a good team on-base percentage and slugging percentage.

Bobby Witt Jr. and Salvador Perez have been two of the Royals’ top power threats this season, as they have 11 and 10 homers, respectively. Witt Jr. has been especially hot of late, going 15/40 in his last nine games with two homers. Witt Jr. is also on a seven-game hitting streak. Vinnie Pasquantino has also been swinging a hot bat, going 11/32 in his last eight games.

Mariners vs Royals Prediction

There is a lot of value in taking the Royals on the money line at +107 in this one. We have the Royals winning this game 6-5, which gives us some wiggle room with the over/under line sitting at 8.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Daniel Lynch finishing with six strikeouts, which is the sixth-best among starters today. As for Bryce Miller, he is projected to finish with just five K’s, which is the sixth worst among starters.

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