Brewers vs. Royals Pick – MLB Predictions & Odds 5/14/23

Chris RuffoloMay 14, 2023
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The Kansas City Royals and the Milwaukee Brewers meet in MLB action from American Family Field on Sunday afternoon. Let’s dive into the odds, starting pitching matchup, history and make a prediction for this game.


Milwaukee is listed as a -165 home favorite while Kansas City is a +140 road underdog. The total for this game is set at 9.5 runs.

Starting Pitching Matchup

Jordan Lyles will start here for Kansas City and is 0-6 with a 6.20 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. Milwaukee will send Colin Rea here and is 0-3 with a 4.94 ERA and 22 strikeouts this season.

Matchup History

Milwaukee’s 4-3 win on Saturday made it back-to-back wins in this head-to-head matchup over the Royals.


Kansas City is 15-37 in their last 52 games overall and 9-21 in their last 30 games following a loss while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 games overall. Milwaukee is 22-8 in their last 30 interleague games and 3-8 in their last 11 games overall while the under is 6-1-1 in their last 8 interleague home games.


I’m rolling with the over here. Jordan Lyles has been batting practice for opposing teams this season as he’s been one of the worst in baseball this season in terms of giving up home runs. On the other side, Colin Rea has been far from reliable as well and I’m honestly surprised we opened with a total in single digits. Bring a glove to the park here. Give me the over.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick:Over 9.5
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