Seattle @ Kansas City Free MLB Pick & Prediction

Posted by Aaron . on July 8, 2016 in

In the third game of a four game MLB betting lines series at Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City, the Seattle Mariners will take on the Kansas City Royals. Coming into the four game series, the Seattle Mariners came in with a 43-42 record. The Mariners were in third place in the American League West; trailing the Rangers and Astros. For Kansas City, they are the defending World Series champion. The Royals are 43-41, which is fourth place in the American League Central. The Royals are 8 games back of first place Cleveland.

How To Bet on the Mariners vs. Royals MLB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Saturday, July 9, 2016
Where: Kaufmann Stadium in Kansas City, MO
TV: FSKC ROOT Sports
Radio: Royals and Mariners
Stream Option: FoxSportsGo
Pitching Matchups: Mariners: Wade Miley (6-5) vs. Royals: Edinson Volquez (7-8)
MLB Odds: TBA

Why Bet the Royals

The Kansas City Royals have been up and down most of the season following their title last year. KansasCity has dropped four straight games. The Royals are one of the best teams at home, winning 27 out of 38 games. Kansas City has scored just 9 runs in the last four games. Kendrys Morales has hit for power this season for the Royals. The designated hitter has blasted 15 homeruns, while driving in 46 runs. Kansas City’s pitching has been a mess all season as well, with a 4.20 earned run average. The Royals are 29th out of 30 teams with just 31 quality starts.

Why Bet the Mariners

Seattle comes into the game as losers of three straight games. The Mariners were outscored 16-11 in the sweep by the Astros. Before that, the Mariners won four straight games at home over the Baltimore Orioles. In that series, the Mariners scored 41 runs. Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz have been the top offensive threats for Seattle. Cruz has 22 homeruns and 57 runs batted in, while Cano leads the team with a .308 batting average. The Mariners are tied for 8th in Major League Baseball with 418 runs, while batting .262.

My Expert Pick & Prediction

This game will feature Wade Miley of the Seattle Mariners against Edinson Volquez from the Kansas City Royals. Miley is 6-5 on the season with a 5.36 earned run average. The right hander has a WHIP of 1.40, and has struck out 61 batters. On the other side, Volquez is looking to get to 8-8 on the season. Volquez has ate up over 105 innings this season, and has a 4.87 earned run average. Look for the Royals to use their bullpen to slow down the Mariners in this game. Bet the Kansas City Royals -144 over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.

The final score prediction is Royals 5 and Mariners 4.