Cardinals vs. Royals Odds, Picks, Predictions: Does Kansas City Have Underdog Value? (August 14)
Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images. Pictured: Brad Keller.
- The Cardinals and Royals meet in a Show-Me Series Showdown on Saturday night in Kansas City.
- The Royals are underdogs with Brad Keller on the mound against Jon Lester.
- Sharp money is showing a clear edge here, as detailed below in our PRO Report.
Cardinals vs. Royals Odds
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The Royals take on the Cardinals in Kansas City on Saturday night. St. Louis will have Jon Lester take the mound, while the Royals will have Brad Keller pitching on Saturday night.
Kansas City has lost three of its last five games, while the Cardinals have won four straight heading into Saturday evening. St. Louis’ win streak is in real danger when you consider the recent struggles of Lester.
Lester has performed poorly on the road this season and in his last start against the Royals, he gave up six hits and five earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. Keller hasn’t been better, possessing a 2-5 record with a 6.33 ERA at home this season.
Out latest MLB PRO Report shows that, despite this matchup being in the Cards’ favor, the Royals have a nice shot to pull off the upset at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday night. Let’s take a closer look.
MLB Picks: Cardinals vs. Royals
The line for Cardinals vs. Royals opened at Royals +100 and peaked at a high of +104 around 6 a.m. ET before settling at a consensus at -115 as tracked by three Action Labs Bet Signals.
One of The Action Network’s top MLB experts is betting on the Royals on Saturday night.
PRO Report Pick: Royals -109 at BetRivers