Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals 8/31/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Kansas City Royals vs Cleveland Indians
Date & Time: 9/1/2021, 12:10 AM UTC
Location: Kauffman Stadium
Latest Odds: KC -125 ; O/U 7.5
TV Channel: BSKC

AL Central Division foes will clash on Tuesday night, when the Cleveland Indians face the Kansas City Royals from Kauffman Stadium. The Indians (64-64) are five games below .500 on the road and trail first place Chicago by 10 games. On Sunday, Jose Ramirez and Austin Hedges each homered during a 7-5 home victory versus Boston.

Twenty-six year old righty Zach Plesac (8-4 4.78 ERA) will take the ball for the Indians in this matchup. Last time out, Plesac allowed two runs in five plus innings during a 7-2 home victory versus Texas.

The Kansas City Royals have won seven of their last ten games and are 16 games off the pace in the division race. On Sunday, Kansas City C Salvador Perez homered for the fifth consecutive game during a 4-3 road loss against Seattle. SS Nicky Lopez had three hits and scored a run for the Royals, who fell to 59-71 on the year.

The Royals will counter with thirty-three year old southpaw Mike Minor (8-11 5.30 ERA) in the series opener. In his last start, Minor gave up three runs in six innings during a 6-5 road loss against Houston.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • Indians are 11-5 in their last 16 vs. a team with a losing record.
  • Royals are 20-41 in their last 61 games following a loss.
  • Royals are 1-4 in their last 5 home games following a road trip of 7 or more days.
  • Over is 6-1-1 in Indians last 8 games following an off day.
  • Under is 9-3 in Royals last 12 during game 1 of a series.
No house advantage
Bet on player over/unders to win 21x your bet at No House Advantage.
Click here to get a 1st deposit match up to $50 w/ promocode PandP!
Free MLB Pick: Cleveland Indians +105

Cleveland SP Shane Bieber (shoulder) threw a bullpen session on Friday and hopes to return before the end of the season. Through 129 games, Cleveland ranks 19th in OPS and 17th in runs scored. For the season, Kansas City ranks 24th in OPS and 24th in runs scored. Take the Indians to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Cleveland Indians win 5-3.


Sean Higgs
WIN/LOSS 11/10
PROFIT $212.00
Tim Michael
PROFIT $203.00
Easy Eddie
PROFIT $200.00
Tony Karpinski
PROFIT $200.00
Will Rogers
PROFIT $200.00

Free Picks & Predictions