Kansas City Royals vs St. Louis Cardinals Prediction, 5/29/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds

Game: Kansas City Royals vs. St. Louis Cardinals

day – Monday, May 29, 2023

Location: Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO

TV: Bally Sports Midwest

The St. Louis Cardinals (24-31) will look to defeat the Kansas City Royals (16-38) on Monday at Busch Stadium. The pitchers taking the mound will be Mike Myers and Adam Wainwhite.

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As a team, the Kansas City Royals are scoring 4.0 runs per game, which ranks 26th in baseball. They scored 210 runs and had a .295 on-base percentage. The Royals have had 90 double-bagger hits as a unit and hit 52 baseballs out of the park. On the season, he scored 200 runs and knocked in 410 hits, with a .231 average at the plate. Kansas City has a .383 slugging percentage and has struck out 475 times while drawing 147 walks.

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The Royals sat with a team that averaged 5.26 earned runs (29th in baseball) on the season, and their pitching staff struck out 449 batters. Royals hitters hit 64 home runs and 287 hits overall (28th in the league). They have walked 211 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.65 as part of the season. Kansas City gave up 469 hits (9.1 in 9 innings) and 271 runs. They have a 2.13 walk ratio and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.47.

Royals relievers posted a save rate of 53.3% and entered the game with 32 save situations. Bullpen pitchers have stranded 56 base runners this year, with 41.1% of those hitting. The Royals’ pitchers have entered the game with runners on 33 times in addition to 42 appearances in the majors. The Royals have sent 181 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The relievers have added 17 saves so far this season (28th in baseball). They have made 8 saves so far this season and made 7 of 15 saves.

The Kansas City Royals have totaled 1,390 putouts this season in addition to 446 assists and 25 errors. Their fielding percentage ranks 14th in baseball at .987 and they have 44 double plays. In his 4,170 innings pitched on the diamond, he has struck out 67.5% of the time, which ranks 25th in the majors.

Mayers threw 243 innings and accumulated 259 K’s in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 5.02 (136 ER’s allowed) and he has 1.412 strikeouts. He gave up 253 base hits (9.3 times per 9 innings) with 91 free passes. Mayers (11-9 career mark) has a 4.62 FIP and has struck out 1,066 batters in the majors.

The Cardinals have a SLG% of .432 while scoring 4.96 runs per game (8th in the league). They have 96 doubles while walking 199 times and scoring 268 runs. St. Louis had 73 home runs and 258 runs batted in on the campaign. They scored 447 times (20th in the league) and totaled 478 base hits. The St. Louis Cardinals have accumulated an OBP of .332 and a batting average of .257 so far this season.

The Cardinals own a 1.436 team WHIP and a 4.22 FIP as a team on the season. They currently rank 29th in MLB in total pitching staff surrendered with 494. The St. Louis pitching staff has given up 254 runs on the campaign with a team ERA of 4.32 (229 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout-to-walk ratio sits at 8.60 (458 strikeouts to 191 walks). They gave up 56 dingers and surrendered 4.79 runs per 9 innings (18th in baseball).

St. Louis relievers have a 29.8% hit rate out of 104 hit base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in a career-high 60 times with runners on base 64 times. In 47 save situations, the Cardinals have 24 saves and 11 blown saves. They ranked 28th in MLB with a 52.2% save percentage, and sent 165 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the season. St. Louis finished with 12 saves in 23 goal-scoring opportunities as relief players entered the contest.

In 4,293 innings on the diamond, the Cardinals have amassed a save rate of 66.7% (29th in pro baseball). The St. Louis Cardinals have hit 51 double plays and have a .988 fielding percentage (7th in baseball). The Cardinals have amassed 517 assists, 23 errors and 1,431 groundouts this year.

Wainwright (197-117 career win record) owns a 3.40 ERA while allowing 8.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a 3.08 walk ratio and 10,730 strikeouts in his career. He gave up a total of 979 ERs with a 1.219 WHIP and a 3.5 FIP. In his baseball career thus far, Wainwright has allowed 2,454 base hits and has 2,157 K’s in 2,588 innings.

Who will win tonight’s MLB game with the spread or money line?

Josh Showald’s pick: Take Kansas City

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