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Padres vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 31

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Padres vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 31

Odds updated as of 7:11 PM

The Friday schedule in MLB includes a matchup between the San Diego Padres and the Kansas City Royals.

Here's everything you need to know before checking out today's MLB odds and spreads on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Padres vs Royals Game Info

  • San Diego Padres (30-29) vs. Kansas City Royals (35-23)
  • Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium -- Kansas City, Missouri
  • Coverage: SDPA

Padres vs Royals Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: SD: (-120) | KC: (+102)
  • Spread: SD: -1.5 (+134) | KC: +1.5 (-162)
  • Total: 8.5 -- Over: (-124) | Under: (+102)

Padres vs Royals Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Dylan Cease (Padres) - 5-4, 3.29 ERA vs Michael Wacha (Royals) - 4-5, 4.31 ERA

The Padres will give the nod to Dylan Cease (5-4, 3.29 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 6 on the season, and the Royals will counter with Michael Wacha (4-5, 4.31 ERA). Cease and his team are 5-6-0 ATS this season when he starts. When Cease starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 5-4. The Royals have a 5-6-0 record against the spread in Wacha's starts. The Royals have a 2-4 record in Wacha's six starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.

Padres vs Royals Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Padres win (59.8%)

Padres vs Royals Moneyline

  • The Padres vs Royals moneyline has San Diego as a -120 favorite, while Kansas City is a +102 underdog at home.

Padres vs Royals Spread

  • The Royals are +1.5 on the spread (-162 to cover), and San Diego is +134 to cover the runline.

Padres vs Royals Over/Under

  • The over/under for Padres-Royals on May 31 is 8.5. The over is -124, and the under is +102.

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Padres vs Royals Betting Trends

  • The Padres have been favorites in 35 games this season and have come away with the win 17 times (48.6%) in those contests.
  • San Diego has a record of 12-14 when favored by -120 or more this year.
  • Contests with the Padres have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 29 of 58 chances this season.
  • The Padres have posted a record of 27-31-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Royals have been the moneyline underdog 31 total times this season. They've gone 17-14 in those games.
  • Kansas City has a 14-11 record (winning 56% of its games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +102 or longer.
  • In the 55 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Royals, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 25 times (25-30-0).
  • The Royals have collected a 35-20-0 record against the spread this season.

Padres Player Leaders

  • Jurickson Profar has 64 hits and an OBP of .421, both of which are tops among San Diego hitters this season. He has a .323 batting average and a slugging percentage of .495.
  • Among qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks fourth, his on-base percentage ranks second, and he is 22nd in slugging.
  • Profar hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .235 with a home run, three walks and three RBI.
  • Luis Arraez has an OPS of .776, fueled by an OBP of .372 and a team-best slugging percentage of .404 this season. He's batting .332.
  • His batting average ranks first among qualified players, his on-base percentage 16th, and his slugging percentage 88th.
  • Arraez takes a five-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last five games he is hitting .300 with an RBI.
  • Jake Cronenworth has 55 hits this season and has a slash line of .261/.326/.450.
  • Fernando Tatis Jr. has been key for San Diego with 57 hits, an OBP of .329 plus a slugging percentage of .410.
  • Tatis takes a five-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with a home run and two RBI.

Royals Player Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. has racked up a team-high slugging percentage (.548) while pacing the Royals in hits (71). He's batting .309 and with an on-base percentage of .363.
  • He ranks ninth in batting average, 22nd in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the majors.
  • Salvador Perez's .383 OBP paces his team. He has a batting average of .320 while slugging .529.
  • His batting average is fifth among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 12th, and he is 11th in slugging.
  • Maikel Garcia is batting .265 with 12 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 17 walks.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino is batting .229 with 13 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 21 walks.

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