Royals vs Mets Picks and Prediction – 4/14/2024

By: Dylan Hellebrand |

Last Updated: 04/13/2024 at 10:41 PM ET

Kansas City Royals at New York Mets 04/14/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/14/2024, 5:40 PM UTC
Latest Odds: KAN -125 ; O/U 8

On Sunday, the Kansas City Royals (9-4) face off against the New York Mets (5-7) at Citi Field in Queens, New York. DJ Stewart hit a two-run homer for the Mets in their whopping 16-4 win over Atlanta on Thursday. Stay up to date with our expert's MLB Picks.

New York comes into this matchup on a one-game winning streak and has won three of their last five games prior to their first two games against Kansas City. Pete Alonso is currently leading the New York Mets in home runs this season with a total of 3. Following him, both Brandon Nimmo and DJ Stewart have hit 2 home runs each. Nimmo is also leading the team in RBI with 10 so far this season. Brett Baty holds the highest batting average within the team at .311 in the 12 games he has played this season. In their last five games, New York has been scoring an average of 7.6 runs per game. They are currently tied for third place in the NL East Division standings, trailing the first-place Atlanta Braves by two and a half games. The Mets are eager to continue their winning streak and face off against a strong Kansas City team, which they hope to slow down. On average, the Mets score 4.5 runs per game.

Kansas City enters this game on a seven-game winning streak prior to their first two games against New York. In their recent game against Houston, Bobby Witt Jr. played a significant role in the Royals' 13-3 victory by hitting two home runs and achieving five RBI's. With a total of four home runs this season, Witt Jr. is the leading home run scorer for Kansas City. Following him closely, Maikel Garcia and MJ Melendez have hit three home runs each so far this year. Among the team, Maikel Garcia stands out as the top player in RBI's, with a total of 12 so far this season. Additionally, Bobby Witt Jr. leads the Royals in batting average with an impressive .358. As a team, during their current winning streak of seven games, the Royals have been scoring an average of 6.9 runs per game. Presently, they hold the second position in the AL Central Division standings, trailing behind Cleveland by only half a game. Kansas City aims to continue their winning streak as they face the Mets and strive to secure another series win. On average, the Royals score 5.5 runs per game, indicating a consistent offensive performance from the team.

Our Free MLB Pick for New York Mets vs Kansas City Royals

The Royals have been on a hot streak recently, winning all of their last seven games, including a sweep against the White Sox and the Astros. This unexpected success has put them in a good position as they prepare to face the Mets, who have been struggling initially but are now showing signs of improvement. The Mets have started off slow but have started to play better recently. Cole Ragans, with a record of 0-1 and an ERA of 2.60, will be the starting pitcher for the Royals in this upcoming game against the Mets. Final Score Prediction, New York Mets win 10-4.

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