Royals vs. Orioles Prediction
Will the Kansas City Royals bounce back from their latest loss when they take on the Baltimore Orioles tonight at 7:05PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Thursday, May 10, 2018
7:05PM ET – Oriole Park
TV: FSKC (KC); MASN (Bal)
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, this game is considered even. Both the Orioles and Royals are listed with a money line of -105 to win. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 10.5 runs. The public betting currently has 53% going on Kansas City on the road today. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Royals fail to win three straight
The Royals came up short in their bid to win three straight games on Wednesday in a 5-3 loss to the Orioles. Still, the Royals have won four of their last six games. Kansas City is 12-24 overall and 6-11 on the road. KC is putting up 4.00 runs per game this year while allowing 5.44 per contest.
Ian Kennedy gets the start for the Royals this evening. Kennedy is 1-3 overall through seven starts with a 2.92 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts and 11 walks over 37.0 innings of work.
Orioles end skid
The Orioles put an end to their seven-game losing streak on Wednesday with the 5-3 victory. The win pushes Baltimore to 9-27 on the season and 6-11 at home. The Orioles are scoring 3.53 runs per game this season while allowing 5.69 per contest.
Chris Tillman gets the start for the Orioles on Thursday. Tillman is 1-5 through six starts with a 9.24 ERA and a 2.05 WHIP. He has pitched 25.1 innings and has 13 strikeouts with 14 walks. His last start saw him give up seven runs over one inning.
MLB Betting Trends
The Royals are 2-8 in their last 10 Thursday games and 1-5 in their last six road games against a right-handed starter. However, they have won four straight following a loss.
The Orioles are 3-15 in their last 18 Game 3’s in a series. They also are 5-21 in their last 26 games against a starter with a WHIP over 1.30.
The Royals may have come up short on Wednesday, but I like them to get the win today with Kennedy on the mound. He has been strong for the Royals, posting a 2.92 ERA while Tillman sits at 9.24. Tillman isn’t a pitcher Baltimore can expect much from while Kennedy should be able to handle this below average Orioles lineup.
The Pick: Kansas City Royals -105