Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Prediction MLB Picks 5/13/24

Seattle Mariners (22-19) vs Kansas City Royals (25-17)

Game Info: Monday, May 13, 2024 at 9:40 pm (T-Mobile Park)

George Kirby (3-3) (3.74) vs Brady Singer (3-1) (2.36)

Betting Odds: Seattle Mariners -147 / Kansas City Royals +124 --- Over/Under: 7 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas City Royals and the Seattle Mariners meet Monday in MLB action from T-Mobile Park. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners prediction.

Starting Pitching Matchup

The Kansas City Royals will be sending Brady Singer to the mound here and Singer is 3-1 with a 2.36 ERA and 46 strikeouts this season. In his career against Seattle, Singer is 1-1 with a 2.96 ERA and 27 strikeouts. George Kirby will start for the Mariners here and is 3-3 with a 4.15 ERA and 45 strikeouts this season. This will be Kirby’s second career start against Kansas City.

Kansas City Royals Recap

The Kansas City Royals come into this one looking to build on back-to-back series wins after their 4-2 win over the Angels in Sunday’s series finale. The series win helped build on Kansas City’s series triumph over the Brewers this time last week.

Royals Keeping The Ball Rolling

Bobby Witt Jr. leads the Royals with 50 hits including 5 home runs, 21 RBIs, 5 triples and 11 doubles while Salvador Perez has a team-high 8 home runs and 33 RBIs with 48 hits of his own. Nelson Velazquez also has a team-high 39 strikeouts while Witt Jr. has a team-high 15 stolen bases and Maikel Garcia has 4 home runs, 24 RBIs and 9 stolen bases this season.

Why the Kansas City Royals will win

  • The Mariners have lost each of their last four games as favorites following a win.
  • The Royals have won each of their last four games as road underdogs against AL West opponents.
  • The Mariners have failed to cover the run line in each of their last six games against American League opponents following a home win.
  • The Royals have covered the run line in eight of their last nine games as underdogs against AL West opponents.
  • The Royals have won the first inning in each of their last four Monday games as underdogs against the Mariners.
  • The Royals have led after 3 innings in three of their last four games as road underdogs against AL West opponents.
  • The Mariners have trailed after 5 innings in each of their last six games against AL Central opponents that held a winning record.

Seattle Mariners Recap

The Seattle Mariners will be looking to build on their series win over Oakland after knocking off the A’s 8-4 in Sunday’s finale, giving the Mariners their first series win in a little while after losing their series to the Twins to start last week and settling for a split with the Astros in the series before that.

Mariners Still Looking To Pick Up Momentum At The Dish

Julio Rodriguez leads the Mariners with 41 hits including a .255 batting average and also has 5 doubles. Cal Raleigh has a team-high 10 home runs along with 23 RBIs while Jorge Polanco has 5 home runs with 13 RBIs and a team-high 52 strikeouts. Mitch Haniger also has 5 home runs and 20 RBIs while Rodriguez has a team-high 9 stolen bases as well this season.

Why the Seattle Mariners will win

  • The Royals have lost each of their last seven games at T-Mobile Park.
  • The Mariners have won each of their last seven home games against the Royals.
  • The Mariners have covered the run line in five of their last six home games against teams that held a winning record.
  • The Royals have failed to cover the run line in four of their last five games following a win.

Royals vs. Mariners Prediction

I’m on the Royals here. I just think there’s value here with Kansas City in a game that I feel should truly be priced as a coin flip. The Royals have been on a nice run as of late and the Mariners just have been inconsistent more than anything else. Kansas City’s been a team that has been able to provide value all year long and I think that we’re getting value once again here against a pitcher in Kirby who has had strong stuff but struggled in his lone career appearance against the Royals, who are a much better and confident team since the last time they squared off. Give me Kansas City here.

Chris’s Pick Kansas City +124

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