Monday's contest that pits the Cleveland Guardians (72-78) versus the Kansas City Royals (48-102) at Kauffman Stadium has a good chance to be a competitive matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-4 in favor of the Guardians. Game time is at 2:10 PM ET on September 18.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Guardians will send Cal Quantrill (3-6) to the mound, while Brady Singer (8-11) will get the nod for the Royals.

Guardians vs. Royals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Monday, September 18, 2023 at 2:10 PM ET
  • Where: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Guardians vs. Royals Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Guardians 6, Royals 5.

Total Prediction for Guardians vs. Royals

  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs

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Guardians Performance Insights

  • In five games over the last 10 matchups when favored by oddsmakers, the Guardians have a record of 2-3.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Cleveland and its opponents are 5-5-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Guardians have not played a game with a spread over their last 10 outings.
  • This season, the Guardians have been favored 66 times and won 36, or 54.5%, of those games.
  • Cleveland has a record of 25-26, a 49% win rate, when favored by -130 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Guardians have a 56.5% chance to win.
  • Cleveland is among the lowest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking 27th with just 614 total runs (4.1 per game) this season.
  • The Guardians' 3.92 team ERA ranks sixth across all league pitching staffs.

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Guardians Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 12 @ Giants W 3-1 Cal Quantrill vs Sean Manaea
September 13 @ Giants L 6-5 Logan Allen vs Kyle Harrison
September 15 Rangers W 12-3 Lucas Giolito vs Jon Gray
September 16 Rangers W 2-1 Tanner Bibee vs Dane Dunning
September 17 Rangers W 9-2 Gavin Williams vs Cody Bradford
September 18 @ Royals - Cal Quantrill vs Brady Singer
September 19 @ Royals - Logan Allen vs TBA
September 20 @ Royals - Lucas Giolito vs Zack Greinke
September 21 Orioles - Tanner Bibee vs Jack Flaherty
September 22 Orioles - Gavin Williams vs Grayson Rodriguez
September 23 Orioles - Cal Quantrill vs Dean Kremer