Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs 08-19-2023

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs 8/19/2023 Predictions, Picks and Odds

Kansas City Royals (39-84) vs Chicago Cubs (62-58)

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs 8/19/2023 – The Cubs have a 62-58 record so far this season, 33-29 at home and 62-54 in over/under. They are sitting on the second place of the AL Central Division. They are coming off a home victory against the Chicago White Sox with a 4-3 score. Patrick Wisdom leads the team in home runs this season with 20, while Cody Bellinger leads the team in batting average with .327. The Cubs average 5.1 runs offensively while allowing 4.89 runs per game defensively. They have a .251 hitting percentage and average 1.2 home runs per game.

 

The Royals have a 39-84 record so far this season, 16-44 on the road and 59-62 in over/under. They are sitting on the last place of the NL Central Division. They are coming off a home defeat against the Seattle Mariners with a 4-6 score. Bobby Witt Jr. leads the team in home runs this season with 23, while Freddie Fermin leads the team in batting average with .298. The Royals average 4.1 runs offensively while allowing 5.40 runs per game defensively. They have a .241 hitting percentage and average 1 home run per game. For free baseball picks today and more insights, stay updated on their upcoming games.

Royals vs. Cubs Game Info

When: Saturday, August 19, 2023 14:20 PM ET
Where: Wrigley Field in Chicago
TV: Bally Sports Network
Stream: MLB.TV

Brady Singer (8-8, 4.91 ERA) vs Justin Steele (13-3, 2.79 ERA)

The Royals have not yet announced a starting pitcher for this game.

 

On the mound for the Cubs will be the leftie Justin Steele who has a 13-3 record, 2.79 ERA and 1.17 WHIP. He has ben terrific at home with a 9-2 record and 2.62 ERA.

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Chicago Cubs TBA – Over/Under: TBA

 

Cubs Betting Trends

The Chicago Cubs have hit the Game Total Over in 26 of their last 42 games at home (+11.15 Units / 23% ROI)
The Chicago Cubs have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Team Total Over in 15 of their last 22 games (+8.34 Units / 32% ROI)
Chicago Cubs have hit the Team Total Over in 32 of their last 55 games (+6.44 Units / 10% ROI)
The Chicago Cubs have hit the Moneyline in 11 of their last 15 games at home (+6.40 Units / 32% ROI)
The Chicago Cubs have only hit the Game Total Under in 14 of their last 44 games at home (-14.80 Units / -31% ROI)
Chicago Cubs have only hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Team Total Under in 7 of their last 24 games (-14.25 Units / -47% ROI)
The Chicago Cubs have only hit the Team Total Under in 24 of their last 57 games (-12.55 Units / -19% ROI)
The Chicago Cubs have only hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 39 of their last 95 games (-12.46 Units / -10% ROI).

 

Royals Betting Trends

The Kansas City Royals have hit the Moneyline in their last 7 games (+10.50 Units / 147% ROI)
The Kansas City Royals have hit the Game Total Under in 27 of their last 46 away games (+7.25 Units / 14% ROI)
Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 10 of their last 20 games (+5.20 Units / 26% ROI)
The Kansas City Royals have only hit the Team Total Over in 50 of their last 111 games (-19.51 Units / -15% ROI)
The Kansas City Royals have only hit the Game Total Over in 41 of their last 92 games (-14.25 Units / -14% ROI)
Kansas City Royals have only hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Team Total Over in 18 of their last 40 away games (-6.30 Units / -13% ROI).

 

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs 8/19/2023 Betting Picks

Royals have been one of the worse road teams this season, and the Cubs are starting one of their better pitchers. Professional sports cappers suggest taking the Cubs to take care of business at home with ease.

Free Pick and Prediction: Chicago Cubs ML/RL

 

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