Brewers vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, May 13, 2023

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Brewers vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, May 13, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Milwaukee Brewers will take the field against the Kansas City Royals (12-28) on Saturday. The game begins at 7:10 PM ET on BSWI, with the Brewers listed as -164 favorites on the moneyline.

Milwaukee’s Adrian Houser gets the start, and he’ll go against Kansas City’s Zack Greinke.

Brewers vs. Royals Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -164
  • Royals odds to win: +140
  • Spread: Brewers -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, May 13, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSWI

Who Will Win Brewers vs. Royals?

Brewers and Royals Betting Trends

The Brewers have won 56.5% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (13-10).

Milwaukee has gone 2-4 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -164 or shorter (33.3% winning percentage).

The Royals have been underdogs in 35 games this season and won 11 (31.4%) of those contests.

Kansas City is 4-15 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +140 or more on the moneyline.

The Brewers have played in 38 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 17 times (17-20-1).

So far this season, the Royals and their opponents have hit the over in 19 of their 39 games with a total.

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers have the No. 19 offense in MLB action scoring 4.4 runs per game (166 total runs).

Milwaukee ranks 13th in MLB action with 44 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.

The Brewers are 18th in MLB with a .242 batting average.

Milwaukee strikes out 9 times per game, the No. 16 mark in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Brewers has a collective 7.9 K/9, the fifth-worst in the majors.

Milwaukee has a 3.62 team ERA that ranks seventh across all MLB pitching staffs.

Royals Stats & Insights

The Royals have scored 164 runs (4.1 per game) this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB.

Kansas City’s 39 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.

The Royals’ .236 batting average ranks 21st in the league this season.

Kansas City ranks 21st with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.

The Royals strike out 8.5 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 19th in MLB.

Kansas City pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.35 ERA this year, which ranks 28th in MLB.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Houser (0-0) pitches for the Brewers to make his second start this season.

Willy Adames leads Milwaukee in runs batted in with 23 while batting .225.

Christian Yelich has collected 35 hits this season and has an OBP of .333. He’s slugging .362 on the year.

Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in home runs (10) and runs batted in (23) this season while batting .241.

Brian Anderson has collected 32 hits this season and has an OBP of .324. He’s slugging .415 on the year.

Royals Key Players to Watch

The Royals will send Greinke (1-4) to the mound for his ninth start this season.

Vinnie Pasquantino has a team-high seven home runs.

Bobby Witt Jr. is batting .222 with five doubles, four triples, six home runs and nine walks.

Salvador Perez paces the Royals with seven home runs and 21 runs batted in, while racking up a team-best batting average of .289.

Edward Olivares is hitting .239 with six doubles, two triples, three home runs and nine walks.

Brewers and Royals Injuries

Brewers: Brandon Woodruff: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Bush: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Urías: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

Royals: Kyle Isbel: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Nicky Lopez: 10 Day IL (Appendicitis), Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Ryan Yarbrough: 15 Day IL (Head), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Brewers vs. Royals Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 6, Royals 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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