Predictions for Royals vs. Mariners: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 9

Sunday’s game between the Kansas City Royals (39-26) and the Seattle Mariners (36-30) at Kauffman Stadium should be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 4-3, with the Royals taking home the win. First pitch is at 2:10 PM ET on June 9.

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Royals vs. Mariners Matchup Info

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Royals vs. Mariners Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Royals 4, Mariners 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Royals vs. Mariners Betting Lines

Royals vs Mariners Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Royals -135 +114 7.5 +102 -122

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Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has been victorious in 18, or 72%, of the 25 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • The Royals have a mark of 9-3 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -135 or better on the moneyline.
  • Kansas City and its opponents have hit the over in 29 of 65 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Royals went 3-2 across the five games in which they were moneyline favorites in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings (all 15 of them had set totals), Kansas City and its opponents combined to go over the run total 10 times.

Mariners Betting Insights

  • Seattle is 13-15 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 46.4% of those games).
  • The Mariners have a 5-6 record (winning 45.5% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +114 or longer.
  • Seattle has had an over/under set by bookmakers 66 times, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total in 26 of those games (26-38-2).
  • The Mariners have been underdogs twice in the past 15 games and split those matchups 1-1.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Seattle and its opponents have failed to hit the over 10 times.

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Royals vs. Mariners Probable Pitchers

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Cole Ragans

  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 3.21 and 11 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .228 in 13 games this season.
  • Cole Ragans’ team is 3-3 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite.
  • Ragans’ team is 7-6 when he starts this season.
  • Out of Ragans’ 13 starts with a total this season, three have hit the over.

Mariners’ Starting Pitcher: George Kirby

  • In 13 games this season, the 26-year-old has an ERA of 4.05, with 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .243 against him.
  • The Mariners were named the moneyline underdog for four George Kirby starts this season — they lost each time.
  • Kirby’s team has won six of his 13 starts.
  • Kirby has started 13 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in five of them.

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Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 39-26
Home 24-10
Road 15-16
One-Run Games 10-9
Scoring 5+ Runs 23-8

Mariners’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 36-30
Home 21-11
Road 15-19
One-Run Games 13-6
Scoring 5+ Runs 20-2

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