Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, Pick and Preview, June 7 (6/7): MLB
- Cirk Kousins
- Jun 7, 2022, 7:37:12 AM
Credit: photo by Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||8:10 p.m. EST|
|Blue Jays money line||-210|
|Blue Jays run line||-1.5 (-125)|
|Royals money line||+170|
|Royals run line||+1.5 (+105)|
|Over / under||8.5|
|Toronto Blue Jays||Kansas City Royals|
|Road / home record||14-12||9-18|
|Last 10 record||8-2||2-8|
|Over / under record||25-28-1||28-23-2|
|Runs / game||4.25||3.75|
|Runs allowed / game||4.02||5.27|
The Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays will play the 2nd game of the series at the Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays beat the Royals 8-0 on Monday night. Ross Stripling (2-1) earned the win as he allowed just one hit over five innings.
Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays get here with a 32-22 record and have won 8 of their last 10 games. The team is averaging 4.25 runs while allowing 4 runs per game. George Springer leads the team with .279 ERA, 30 RBI and 11 home runs.
Alek Manoah leads the team with a 1.98 ERA and 57 strikeouts recording 6 wins for the Jays.
Alek Manoah (6-1, 1.98 ERA) will be on the mound for the Blue Jays in the 2nd game of the series. Manoah allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and a walk striking out five in 7.2 innings. He earned the win in an 8-3 victory over the White Sox.
Kansas City Royals
The Royals get here with a 17-36 record and have lost 7 of their last 8 games. The team is averaging 3.75 runs and allowing 5.27 runs per game. Andrew Benitendi is batting for a .321 AVG. and 18 RBI while Salvador Perez has 8 home runs and 22 RBI.
Daniel Lynch allowed six runs on six hits, with two walks and four strikeouts in 5 2/3 innings, taking the loss against the Blue Jays. He leads the team with a 5.36 ERA, 43 strikeouts and 2 wins recorded for the Royals.
Probable Pitcher: Brad Keller (1-6, 4.15 ERA)
Keller will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Royals. Keller took the loss Wednesday versus the Guardians. He gave up 4 runs on 6 hits and 3 walks with 1 strikeout across 6 innings. In his last 3 starts against the Blue Jays he has a 7.80 ERA in 15 innings pitched.
Toronto are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games.
Toronto are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games against Toronto.
Kansas City are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The Blue Jays dominated the Royals on Monday and they've won their last 6 games on the road and 9 of the last 11 games against them. Alek Manoah threw 7 scoreless innings the last he faced the Royals while Brad Keller has been pounded by the BLue Jays in his career. Take the Blue Jays again.
PICK: Blue Jays -1.5 (-125)
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