Cleveland Guardians vs Kansas City Royals 9-5-22

Cleveland Guardians vs Kansas City Royals 9/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Cleveland Guardians vs Kansas City Royals 9/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


The Cleveland Guardians (68-64) will meet division rival Kansas City Royals (55-80) in Game 1 of 3 of the AL Central Division at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Monday, September 5, 2022, at 8:10 PM ET.


Cleveland remained on top at 68-64 in the American League Central Division with a .515 team percentage after tallying 547 runs while surrendering 529 for a +18 run difference this season.


The Guardians will try to bounce back in this match-up versus the Royals after losing five consecutive outings including a series sweep to the Mariners over the weekend.


In their recent loss, Designated Hitter José Ramirez scored one run on one hit with a walk for Cleveland while starter Cal Quantrill finished 3.0 innings with 5 hits, 2 earned runs, and one free base but wrung up 3 Seattle batters in the loss.


Third Baseman José Ramirez augmented the offense for the Guardians with 26 home runs, a .280 batting average, and a team-high 106 RBIs for the year.


Second Baseman Andres Gimenez marked a team-leading batting average of .299, an on-base percentage of .367, and slugging .480 for Cleveland throughout the season.


Right-hander Triston McKenzie (9-11, 3.18 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, 146 Ks) will be starting for the Guardians in the opening contest of a series facing the KC Royals on Monday night.


McKenzie relinquished 109 hits, 39 free bases, and 22 long balls in his 152.2 innings pitched in pro baseball this year.


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Cleveland Guardians vs Kansas City Royals Predictions 9/5/2022


The Kansas City Royals fell to 4th place at 55-80 in the American League Central Division with a team percentage of .407 and 14.5 outings behind first place after collecting 535 runs but wasting 681 for a run difference of -146 over the course of the season.


The Royals look for their 3rd straight win in coming to this match-up against Cleveland after winning two consecutive matches over the Tigers last weekend.


Center Fielder Michael Taylor scored one run on a triple in five at-bats in leading Kansas City in a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Sunday.


Max Castillo lasted for 4.2 frames after giving away 5 hits, 2 earned runs, and a walk but fanned 5 batters of the Tigers in the victory.        


Shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. knocked 20 balls over the perimeter with a team-high batting average of .250 and 70 runs batted in for the Royals.


Witt also recorded a team-leading OBP of .291 and slugged .446 for Kansas City over the course of the campaign. The Royals will be appointing righty Brady Singer (7-4, 3.33 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 124 Ks) to start a series opener facing the Cleveland Guardians on Monday evening.


The right-handed thrower conceded 110 hits, 30 free bases, and 15 long balls in pitching for 121.2 innings in his major league career for the season.


Cleveland Guardians vs. Kansas City Royals. The MLB Pick for this contest is Cleveland -124. The Guardians are on their way to clinch a playoff right and must survive this difficult road to earn a playoff slot.


Cleveland must get back to its winning ways against a struggling team of Kansas City on Monday. The prediction: Cleveland will win 6-1.   


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Cleveland Guardians vs Kansas City Royals 9/5/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 8:10 PM ET


Location: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri     


Date: Monday, September 5, 2022   




MLB Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland Guardians -124        


MLB Totals: 7.5


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