Predictions for Guardians vs. Royals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 5

Wednesday’s game features the Cleveland Guardians (40-20) and the Kansas City Royals (36-26) clashing at Progressive Field (on June 5) at 6:40 PM. This matchup, according to our computer prediction, will result in a 5-4 win for the Guardians.

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Guardians vs. Royals Matchup Info

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Guardians vs. Royals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 5, Royals 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Guardians vs. Royals Betting Lines

Guardians vs Royals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Guardians -125 +105 8.5 -115 -105

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Guardians Betting Insights

  • Cleveland has come away with 28 wins in the 40 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Guardians have won 20 of 30 games when listed as at least -125 or better on the moneyline.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have gone over in 30 of 60 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Guardians played as the moneyline favorite in 13 of their past 15 games, and they finished 10-3 in those matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings, Cleveland and its opponents combined to hit the over eight times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has put together an 18-18 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 50% of those games).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer, the Royals have an 8-12 record (winning 40% of their games).
  • Kansas City has combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times this season for a 27-33-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in eight of their past 15 games and went 3-5 in those contests.
  • Kansas City and its opponents have combined to hit the over 11 times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Guardians vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

Guardians’ Starting Pitcher: Nick Sandlin

  • He has an ERA of 2.77, a 3.22 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of .769 in 29 games this season.
  • Nick Sandlin did not appear in a game when his team was the moneyline favorite last season.

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Brady Singer

  • Over 11 games this season, the 27-year-old has a 2.63 ERA and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .216 to opposing batters.
  • The Royals have been the underdog on the moneyline in five of Singer’s starts this season, and they went 2-3 in those games.
  • In Singer’s 11 starts, his team is 8-3.
  • Singer’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in seven of 11 contests.

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Guardians’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 40-20
Home 21-7
Road 19-13
One-Run Games 11-6
Scoring 5+ Runs 28-4

Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 36-26
Home 22-10
Road 14-16
One-Run Games 8-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-8

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