Cardinals vs. Royals MLB Prediction

Cardinals vs. Royals, 8/14/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

The Cardinals shut out the Royals in their series opener at Kansas City on Friday and have now won four straight games. With Jon Lester set to oppose Brad Keller in the matchup on Saturday, will St. Louis make it five straight?

Game Snapshot

979 St. Louis Cardinals (-112) at 980 Kansas City Royals (-108); o/u 10

7:10 p.m. ET, Saturday, August 14, 2021

Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, MO

St. Louis Cardinals DFS Notes

Tyler O'Neill rejoined the starting lineup Friday and homered against the Royals. His homer off Mike Minor was estimated at 423 feet. O'Neill was back in left field tonight after missing two of his previous three games due to the aftereffects of his second vaccination.

Kansas City Royals DFS Notes

Carlos Santana went 0-for-4 as the Royals' cleanup man in Friday's loss to the Cardinals. This has turned into quite a slump for Santana. He's gone 18 straight games without an extra-base hit or an RBI, and he's now sitting at .222/.335/.372 for the season.

Cardinals vs. Royals MLB Betting Prediction

The Cardinals are now 17-7 in their last 24 games versus the Royals and are 38-15 in their last 53 games at Kauffman Stadium. They’re also 4-0 in their last four on the road, 4-0 in their last four games overall and 5-0 in their last five road games when facing an opponent with a losing record. On the other side, the Royals are 2-5 in their last seven games overall, are 17-38 in their last 55 games coming off a loss and are 9-20 in their last 29 interleague home games versus an opponent that has a winning record.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: ST. LOUIS CARDINALS -112

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