Predictions for Padres vs. Royals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 1

Saturday’s contest at Kauffman Stadium has the Kansas City Royals (35-24) going head to head against the San Diego Padres (31-29) at 4:10 PM ET (on June 1). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 4-3 victory for the Royals, so it should be a tight matchup.

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Padres vs. Royals Matchup Info

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Padres vs. Royals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Royals 4, Padres 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8 runs

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Padres vs. Royals Betting Lines

Padres vs Royals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Padres -135 +114 8 -102 -118

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Padres Betting Insights

  • San Diego has come away with 18 wins in the 35 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • The Padres have a win-loss record of 12-10 when favored by -135 or better by bookmakers this year.
  • Contests involving San Diego have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 31 of 60 chances this season.
  • The Padres went 5-4 over the nine games they were favored on the moneyline in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings (all 15 of them had set totals), San Diego and its opponents combined to go over the run total eight times.

Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has been the underdog on the moneyline 35 total times this season. It has gone 18-17 in those games.
  • The Royals have gone 4-8 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +114 or longer (33.3%).
  • Kansas City has played in 59 games with an over/under set, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 25 times (25-32-2).
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in eight of their past 15 games and went 3-5 in those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Kansas City and its opponents are 9-6-0 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Padres vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

Padres’ Starting Pitcher: Randy Vasquez

  • Randy Vasquez did not pitch as the moneyline favorite last season.

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Alec Marsh

  • During nine games this season, the 26-year-old has put up a 3.24 ERA and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .210 to opposing batters.
  • The Royals are 5-2 in Marsh’s seven starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Over Marsh’s nine starts, his team is 7-2.
  • Alec Marsh has had nine starts that sportsbooks set a total for this season, and four of those matchups finished over the total.

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Padres’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-29
Home 13-19
Road 18-10
One-Run Games 6-6
Scoring 5+ Runs 22-3

Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 35-24
Home 21-9
Road 14-15
One-Run Games 7-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-7

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