Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals - 9/5/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas City Royals (46-92) at Cleveland Indians (78-60)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 1:10 pm (Progressive Field)
Brad Keller (7-5) (3.26) vs. C Kluber (17-7) (2.80)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -400 / Kansas City Royals +310 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Kansas City
AL Central MLB features the Cleveland Indians hosting the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
The Kansas City Royals never struggled on the mound Tuesday in a 9-3 defeat at Cleveland. Kansas City starter Danny Duffy was charged with three runs in 2/3 of an inning while Burch Smith and Jake Newberry gave up four runs through 4.2 frames.
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The Royals offense was limited to five hits and a pair of free passes with Alex Gordon smacking a solo bomb while Jorge Bonifacio and Hunter Dozier knocking in runs.
Brad Keller toes the rubber at the Indians in the final game of their series on Wednesday. Keller defeated Baltimore 9-2 last time out with both runs scoring over eight innings.
The Cleveland Indians put everything together in downing Kansas City on Tuesday. Cleveland starter Mike Clevinger surrendered a homer and struck out ten over six frames to pick up the victory.
The Indians pounded out eleven hits and walked four times with Francisco Lindor gong solo while Yandy Diaz went 3-4 with a homer, two RBI’s and three runs. Jason Kipnis gave the Tribe two hits and two RBI’s followed by Jose Ramirez with three runs and a run driven in.
The Indians send ace Corey Kluber to the mound to face Kansas City. Kluber defeated Tampa Bay 3-0 last time out with two hits and two BB given up through seven shutout innings.
Kansas City are 15-36 in their last 51 road games and are 6-14 in their last 20 Wednesday games and are 25-54 in their last 79 overall. Under is 7-1-2 in Cleveland last 10 home games and Cleveland are 22-6 in their last 28 Wednesday games and under is 33-16-2 in Cleveland last 51 Wednesday games. Under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Cleveland and Kansas City are 7-20 in the last 27 meetings in Cleveland.
I am waiting for Cleveland to go off with several dominant wins in a row and Tuesday was a good start but how do you play these ridiculous odds…