Predictions for Royals vs. Guardians: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 28

Friday’s contest between the Kansas City Royals (45-38) and the Cleveland Guardians (51-28) at Kauffman Stadium should be a competitive matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-4, with the Royals coming out on top. Game time is at 8:10 PM ET on June 28.

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Royals vs. Guardians Matchup Info

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Royals vs. Guardians Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Royals 5, Guardians 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Royals vs. Guardians Betting Lines

Royals vs Guardians Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Royals -112 -108 8 -108 -112

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Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has been victorious in 21, or 65.6%, of the 32 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Royals have been victorious 21 times in 32 chances when named as a favorite of at least -112 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Kansas City’s games have gone over the total in 34 of 83 opportunities.
  • The Royals went 3-3 over the six games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings (all had set totals), Kansas City combined with its opponents to hit the over on the run total three times.

Guardians Betting Insights

  • Cleveland has won 57.1% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (16-12).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of -108 or longer, the Guardians have a record of 15-12 (55.6%).
  • Cleveland has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 37 times this season for a 37-36-6 record against the over/under.
  • In eight games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Guardians had a record of 4-4.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Cleveland and its opponents have combined to hit the over six times.

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Royals vs. Guardians Probable Pitchers

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Alec Marsh

  • The 26-year-old has pitched in 14 games this season with an ERA of 4.40, a 3.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.216.
  • Alec Marsh’s team has won 60% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (3-2).
  • Marsh’s team has won nine of his 14 starts.
  • In Marsh’s 14 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over seven times.

Guardians’ Starting Pitcher: Triston McKenzie

  • During 15 games this season, the 26-year-old has put up a 4.66 ERA and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .231 to his opponents.
  • The Guardians have played while the underdog on the moneyline for three of McKenzie’s starts this season, and they won every game.
  • Over McKenzie’s 15 starts, his team is 11-4.
  • Triston McKenzie has had 15 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in eight of those games.

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Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 45-38
Home 28-15
Road 17-23
One-Run Games 13-12
Scoring 5+ Runs 25-11

Guardians’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 51-28
Home 26-9
Road 25-19
One-Run Games 13-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 37-6

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