San Diego Padres vs. Kansas City Royals Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/31/2024]

San Diego Padres vs. Kansas City Royals Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/31/2024]

The Kansas City Royals and San Diego Padres will lock horns in MLB action at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, starting at 8:10PM ET.

Michael Wacha (4-5, 4.31 ERA) will start for the Royals, up against Dylan Cease (5-4, 3.29 ERA) for the Padres.'s in-depth preview of Friday's Padres vs. Royals matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Padres vs. Royals Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used innovative machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the result of Friday's MLB matchup between the Padres and Royals 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our popular predictive analytics model currently gives the Padres a 55% chance of beating the Royals.

According to our model, the Royals (+1.5) have a 58% chance of covering the run line, while the over/under total of 8 runs has a 55% chance of going under.

Padres vs. Royals Odds [5/31/2024]

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Padres Royals
Run Line -1.5 (+125) +1.5 (-146)
Moneyline -135 +116
Total o8 (-102) u8 (-115)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Padres vs. Royals Picks

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Padres vs. Royals Game Information

Friday's MLB game between the Royals and Padres at Kauffman Stadium is scheduled to begin at 8:10PM ET.


Our full coverage of the Padres vs. Royals includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live updates.

Calling Our Shot: Best Bets

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We predict the Padres, with a 55% win probability, will likely beat the Royals on Friday.

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