Tuesday's contest between the Cleveland Guardians (72-79) and Kansas City Royals (49-102) going head to head at Kauffman Stadium has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Guardians, so it should be a tight matchup. The game will start at 7:40 PM ET on September 19.

The probable starters are Logan Allen (7-7) for the Guardians and Steven Cruz for the Royals.

Royals vs. Guardians Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at 7:40 PM ET
  • Where: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri
  • How to Watch on TV: BSKC
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Royals vs. Guardians Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Guardians 5, Royals 4.

Total Prediction for Royals vs. Guardians

  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs

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Royals Performance Insights

  • In nine games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have posted a mark of 4-5.
  • In its last 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Kansas City and its opponents are 2-6-2 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Royals have failed to cover the runline in any of their most recent 10 matchups (two of those games had a spread).
  • The Royals have been underdogs in 129 games this season and have come away with the win 41 times (31.8%) in those contests.
  • This year, Kansas City has won 23 of 83 games when listed as at least +135 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 42.6% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Kansas City is the fifth-lowest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.1 runs per game (622 total).
  • Royals pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.17 ERA this year, which ranks 28th in MLB.

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Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 13 @ White Sox W 7-1 Steven Cruz vs Mike Clevinger
September 15 Astros W 4-2 Zack Greinke vs Cristian Javier
September 16 Astros W 10-8 Cole Ragans vs J.P. France
September 17 Astros L 7-1 Jordan Lyles vs Framber Valdez
September 18 Guardians W 6-4 Brady Singer vs Cal Quantrill
September 19 Guardians - Steven Cruz vs Logan Allen
September 20 Guardians - Zack Greinke vs Lucas Giolito
September 22 @ Astros - Cole Ragans vs J.P. France
September 23 @ Astros - Jordan Lyles vs Framber Valdez
September 24 @ Astros - Brady Singer vs Justin Verlander
September 26 @ Tigers - TBA vs Reese Olson