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Kansas City Royals at Chicago Cubs 8/4/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals Odds & Info

Game Chicago Cubs vs Kansas City Royals
Date & Time Tuesday August 4, 2020, 8:15 PM (EDT)
Wrigley Field Chicago, IL
Latest odds
CHC -190 ; O/U 8
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The Kansas City Royals will conclude a short two-game interleague series on the road Tuesday at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs. The Royals dropped to 3-7 following a 9-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.  The Royals were swept in the three-game series by the White Sox and have now lost five of their last six to drop into last place in the American League Central 4 ½ games behind first place Minnesota.

Whit Merrifield is leading Kansas City in hitting with a batting average of .317, in home runs with three, RBIs with nine and hits with 13. Jorge Soler is leading Kansas City in on-base percentage at .395. On Tuesday, Kansas City will send Brady Singer to the mound. The right-hander 0-0 with an ERA of 3.60, 10 Ks and 4 BBs.

Chicago improved to 7-2 following its 2-1 victory on Sunday over the Pittsburgh Pirates. With the victory, the Cubs swept Pittsburgh at home in the three-game series and have won six of their last seven to move into first place in the National League Central by 2 ½  games over the Milwaukee Brewers. Javier Baez singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning for the walk-off victory.

Willson Contreras is the leading hitter for Chicago with a batting average of .333, while Anthony Rizzo is leading in home runs with three. Javier Baez is the RBI leader with six and the leader in hits with nine. On Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs will send Kyle Hendricks to the mound. The right-hander is 1-1 with an ERA of 4.05, 12 Ks and 2 BBs

Recent Betting Trends

  • Kansas City 1-5 in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Royals last 13
  • Chicago is 6-1 in its last 7
  • The OVER has cashed in 9 of the Cubs last 13

Free MLB Pick:

Chicago Cubs -1.5 (-120)

This is a matchup of two teams headed in opposite directions. The Kansas City Royals have lost three straight and five of their last six, while the Chicago Cubs have won three straight and six of their last seven. The Cubs have won five of their last six at Wrigley Field and five of their last seven when playing at home versus Kansas City. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Cubs win and cover the run line 6-2.

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