Royals vs. Rangers - 6/6/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Rangers (28-26) at Kansas City Royals (30-21)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 2:10 pm (Kauffman Stadium)
Wandy Rodriguez (2-2) (3.55) vs. Y Ventura (3-4) (4.26)
The Line: Kansas City Royals -163 / Texas Rangers +153 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS1, FSN-KC
The Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals play game two Saturday afternoon.
The Texas Rangers look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Rangers have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Rangers have won 11 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Prince Fielder leads Texas with 77 hits and 40 RBI while Shin-Soo Choo and Elvis Andrus have combined for 46 RBI. The Texas Rangers have won eight of their last nine road games. Wandy Rodriguez gets the nod, and he’s 2-2 with a 3.55 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. Rodriguez is 0-2 with a 4.15 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Royals.
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The Kansas City Royals need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Royals have scored six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in seven of their last nine games. The Royals have lost eight straight games when scoring three or less runs. Mike Moustakas leads Kansas City with 60 hits and 17 RBI while Kendrys Morales and Eric Hosmer have combined for 71 RBI. The Kansas City Royals have split their last eight home games. Yordano Ventura takes the hill, and he’s 3-4 with a 4.26 ERA and 49 strikeouts this season. Ventura is 2-1 with a 3.72 ERA and 19 strikeouts in his career against the Rangers.
The Rangers are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series and 5-1 in Rodriguezs last 6 starts. The Royals are 18-7 in their last 25 games as a home favorite and 1-5 in Venturas last 6 starts. The under is 11-2-4 in the last 17 meetings.
Are you going to pay heavy chalk with the Royals playing the way they're playing? Better yet, are you going to ignore sweet plus money with the way the Rangers are playing right now? Rangers are the pick based on the value.