|Game||Kansas City Royals vs Saint Louis Cardinals|
|Date & Time||Wednesday August 14, 2019, 8:15 PM (EDT)|
STL -135 Total 10
The Kansas City Royals remain at home on Wednesday and will continue their series against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Royals remain 4th in the AL Central and have won three of their last ten games. Kansas City entered this series riding a two game win streak and beat the Tigers 10-2 on Sunday. The Royals carry a 23-25 home record.
Brad Keller will make his 26th start of the season for the Royals Keller is 7-12 on the season with 152 innings pitched. Keller has 112 strikeouts, 62 walks, and carries a 4.09 ERA. Keller pitched 6 innings in his last start allowing 5 runs on 10 hits.
The St. Louis Cardinals have won four of their last ten games and remain 2nd in the NL Central. St. Louis entered this series riding a three game win streak and beat the Pirates 11-0 on Sunday. The Cardinals average 4.5 runs per game which ranks 23rd in the league. St. Louis carries a 27-32 road record.
Dakota Hudson will make his 24th start of the season for the Cardinals. Hudson is 10-6 on the season with 121.1 innings pitched. Hudson has 93 strikeouts, 57 walks, and carries a 4.01 ERA. Hudson pitched 4 innings in his last outing allowing 2 runs on 6 hits. The St. Louis Cardinals have a 4.08 team ERA which is 7th best in the MLB.
Recent Betting Trends
Cardinals are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series.
Royals are 1-7 in their last 8 interleague home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Under is 20-8-1 in Cardinals last 29 overall.
Over is 5-1 in Royals last 6 home games.
The Cardinals are a road favorite for a reason in this one and feature the better starting pitched. Dakota Hudson seeks his 11th win on the season. The Cardinals are 10-1 in Hudsons last 11 starts vs. a team with a losing record. The Royals are 2-12 in their last 14 interleague home games. Final Score Prediction, St. Louis Cardinals win 4-3.