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Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Guardians

June 29, 2024


The Cleveland Guardians will travel to Kansas City, Missouri, to face the Kansas City Royals at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium for Game 3 of a four-game series. Game 3 is scheduled to start at 4:10 PM ET on Saturday afternoon and will air on Bally Sports Great Lakes and Bally Sports Kansas City.


Cleveland Guardians Team Preview


The Cleveland Guardians are in 1st place in the AL Central and have the best record in the American League at 51-29. However, the Guardians are on a three-game losing streak following a 3-10 loss on the road against the Kansas City Royals in Game 2 of the series on Friday.


Triston McKenzie struggled in his start against the Royals, only lasting 2 ? innings on the mound after allowing five runs and recording three strikeouts. Jose Ramirez hit his 22nd home run of the season in the first inning, the only point in the game the Cleveland Guardians had a lead.


Cleveland has lost seven of the last ten games in the series against Kansas City and has lost by an average margin of .7 runs per game in those contests.


The Cleveland Guardians will travel to face the Kansas City Royals in Game 3 of the series, looking to end their three-game losing streak.


Kansas City Royals Team Preview


The Kansas City Royals have made up ground in the AL Central standings after winning the first two games of the series against the Cleveland Guardians. However, they are still seven games behind the Guardians for first place in the division and have the 9th-best record in the American League at 46-38.


The Royals are on a three-game winning streak and have won four of their previous five games while outscoring their opponents by an average of 5.4 to 1.6 runs per game. Alec Marsh improved his record to one game above .500 at 6-5 and had his 4th quality start of the season after pitching six innings, allowing one run, and striking out five batters in the win against the Cleveland Guardians.


The Royals scored five runs in the first three innings, including three runs in the third inning, withBobby Witt scoring off a base hit from Salvador Perez. The Royals have won three straight games in the series against the Guardians and have won by an average margin of three runs per game in those matchups.


The Kansas City Royals will look to extend their winning streak to four games when they host the Cleveland Guardians for Game 3 on Saturday afternoon.


Odds and Series Trends


WagerWeb lists the Kansas City Royals as -115 moneyline favorites at home against the Cleveland Guardians in Game 3 of the series on Saturday afternoon. Kansas City has won seven of the last ten by an average margin of .7 runs per game, including three straight games in the series by an average margin of 3 runs per game.


Game Pick


Cleveland has the best record in the American League. However, they are on a three-game losing streak and have struggled against Kansas City. They have lost seven of the last ten, including three straight in the series, and they have lost by an average margin of 3 runs per game during their losing streak.


As a result, I am taking the moneyline for the Kansas City Royals in Game 3 of the series, when they host the Cleveland Guardians.


Spooky Express Pick: Kansas City Royals (-115)