Predictions for Guardians vs. Royals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 6

Thursday’s contest features the Cleveland Guardians (40-20) and the Kansas City Royals (36-26) clashing at Progressive Field in what should be a close matchup, with a projected 4-3 victory for the Guardians according to our computer prediction. First pitch is at 1:10 PM ET on June 6.

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Guardians vs. Royals Matchup Info

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Guardians vs. Royals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 4, Royals 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8 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 -170 +142 8 -102 -118

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Guardians Betting Insights

  • Cleveland has won 28, or 70%, of the 40 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Guardians have been victorious six times in nine chances when named as a favorite of at least -170 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in 30 of 60 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Guardians went 10-3 over the 13 games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups — all had a set run total — Cleveland and its opponents combined to go over the total eight times.

Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has won 18 of the 36 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (50%).
  • The Royals have played as a moneyline underdog of +142 or longer in just two games this season, which they lost both.
  • In the 62 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Kansas City, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-33-2).
  • In eight games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Royals had a record of 3-5.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Kansas City and its opponents are 11-4-0 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Guardians vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

Guardians’ Starting Pitcher: Tanner Bibee

  • The 25-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with a 3.74 ERA and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .236.
  • Tanner Bibee’s team has been victorious in 88.9% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 8-1.
  • In games Bibee has started, his team is 11-1.
  • Out of Bibee’s 12 starts with a total this season, six have hit the over.

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Brady Singer

  • The 27-year-old has put up an ERA of 2.63, with 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings in 11 games this season. Opposing batters have a .216 batting average against him.
  • The Royals have a 2-3 record in Singer’s five starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Singer’s team has an 8-3 record over his 11 starts.
  • Brady Singer has started 11 games with a total set by bookmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in seven of them.

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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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