Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals Odds & Info
|Game||Oakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals|
|Date & Time||Friday June 11, 2021, 9:40 PM (EDT)|
OAK -140 ; Total 8.5
In Friday night MLB action, the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics will continue their four-game series from RingCentral Coliseum. Last night, Andrew Benintendi and Jorge Soler each went deep to power Kansas City to a 6-1 road victory. SP Mike Minor (5-3) struck out eight batters in seven innings to pick up the win for the Royals (30-31).
Twenty-four year old righty Brady Singer (3-5 4.88 ERA) will take the mound for the Royals in this matchup. Last time out, Singer allowed two runs in five plus innings during a 2-1 home loss versus Minnesota.
The Oakland Athletics are a game above .500 at home and lead Houston by one full game for the top spot in the AL West Division standings. On Thursday, Oakland managed just three hits and was retired by strikes ten times. DH Jed Lowrie hit a solo shot in a losing effort for the Athletics, who dropped to 37-27 on the season.
The Athletics will give the nod to twenty-seven year old southpaw Cole Irvin (4-7 3.89 ERA) on Friday. In his last start, Irvin allowed one run in six innings during a 6-3 road victory against Colorado.
Recent Betting Trends
- Royals are 57-119 in their last 176 games as a road underdog.
- Athletics are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 2 of a series.
- Over is 4-0 in Royals last 4 during game 2 of a series.
- Under is 5-1 in Athletics last 6 during game 2 of a series.
- Royals are 7-19 in the last 26 meetings.
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Oakland OF Ramon Laureano (hip) took batting practice before Thursday's game and hopes to return by the middle of the month. Through 59 games, Kansas City ranks 21st in OPS and 18th in runs scored. For the season, Oakland ranks 11th in OPS and 14th in runs scored. Take the Athletics to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Oakland Athletics win 5-3.