Blue Jays at Royals 6/8/22 - MLB Betting Pick & Odds
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Kansas City Royals
MLB: 2:10 PM EST
Jun. 08, 2022
The Toronto Blue Jays complete a three-game series on the road Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels. Toronto is 32-22 following its 8-0 victory in the opening game of the series on Monday. Vladimir Guerrero Jr, Bo Bichette and Santiago Espinal each hit home runs for Toronto in the victory. The Blue Jays are second in the American League East, trailing the first-place New York Yankees by seven games.
Second baseman Santiago Espinal is batting .283 to lead Toronto, while first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr is the leader in home runs with 13 and on-base percentage at .345. George Springer is the leader in RBIs with 30 and Bo Bichette is the leader in hits with 57. On Wednesday, the Toronto Blue Jays will send Yusei Kikuchi to the mound. The left-hander is 2-2 with a 3.91 ERA, 50 Ks and 24 BBs.
With its shutout loss to Toronto on Monday, Kansas City dropped to 17-36. The Royals managed only two hits against five Toronto pitchers. The Royals have lost two straight and seven of the last eight. Kansas City has the 27th team ERA at 5.16. The Royals are last in the American League Central, 13 ½ games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins.
Andrew Benintendi is batting .321 to lead Kansas City and the left fielder has team highs in hits with 62 and on-base percentage at .384. Salvador Perez is the leader in home runs with eight, while Bobby Witt Jr is the leader in RBIs with 28. On Wednesday, the Kansas City Royals will send Brady Singer to the mound. The right-hander is 2-1 with a 4.15 ERA, 30 Ks and 4 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Toronto is 6-0 in its last 6 on the road
The OVER has cashed in 8 of the Blue Jays last 9
Kansas City is 1-7 in its last 8 at home
The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Royals last 8 at home
Free Betting Pick: Toronto Blue Jays -125
Toronto has won each of the last four head-to-head with Kansas City. The Blue Jays have won each of the last six on the road, while Kansas City has lost seven of the last eight at home. Kansas City starting pitcher Brady Singer has been hit hard in each of the last two outings allowing a combined 10 runs on 14 hits across just 10 ⅔ innings. Kansas City has one of the worst ERA’s in baseball at 5.16. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Blue Jays win 6-3.