Predictions for Royals vs. Guardians: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 29

Saturday’s contest that pits the Kansas City Royals (46-38) against the Cleveland Guardians (51-29) at Kauffman Stadium is expected to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-4 in favor of the Royals. Game time is at 4:10 PM ET on June 29.

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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: Under 9.5 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 9.5 -108 -112

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Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has been the favorite in 33 games this season, and has come away with the win 22 times (66.7%) in those contests.
  • This season, the Royals have come away with a win 22 times in 33 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 35 of 84 opportunities.
  • The Royals went 4-3 over the seven games they were favored on the moneyline in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 matchups — all had a set run total — Kansas City and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total three times.

Guardians Betting Insights

  • Cleveland has been the moneyline underdog 29 total times this season. It has gone 16-13 in those games.
  • The Guardians are 15-12 (winning 55.6% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of -108 or longer.
  • Cleveland has played in 80 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 38 times (38-36-6).
  • In eight games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Guardians had a record of 3-5.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Cleveland and its opponents have failed to hit the over eight times.

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Royals vs. Guardians Probable Pitchers

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Cole Ragans

  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 3.03, a 3.64 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.153 in 17 games this season.
  • Cole Ragans’ team has won 44.4% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (4-5).
  • Ragans’ team has an 8-9 record in his starts this season.
  • In games Ragans has started this season, the teams are 4-12-1 at hitting the over.

Guardians’ Starting Pitcher: Tanner Bibee

  • The 25-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.50, with 10.9 strikeouts per nine innings in 16 games this season. Opponents are batting .229 against him.
  • The Guardians are 4-1 in Bibee’s five starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Bibee’s team has a 13-3 record in his starts this season.
  • Bibee’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in seven of 16 contests.

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Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 46-38
Home 29-15
Road 17-23
One-Run Games 13-12
Scoring 5+ Runs 26-11

Guardians’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 51-29
Home 26-9
Road 25-20
One-Run Games 13-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 37-6

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