The Kansas City Royals will try to move up from the bottom of the AL Central Division when they host the Toronto Blue Jays at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO, on June 8, 2022.
- Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays
- MLB – Regular season
- Date – 8/6/2022
- Starting time – 8:10 PM ET
- Venue: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kansas City Royals Stats & Form
The Kansas City Royals are at the bottom of the AL Central with a 17-37 record.
They have lost 8 of the last 9 games including the first two of the series against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Kansas City is ranked 26th in the league scoring only 3.71 runs per game and 27th allowing 5.54 runs per game.
Andrew Benintendi has eight doubles, two triples and two home runs for the Royals. Bobby Witt Jr. is 5-for-38 with three doubles, a home run and six RBI over the past 10 games.
Kansas City has lost 205 of the last 305 games against teams with a winning record and 119 of the last 172 third games of a series.
Kansas City Royals News
Matt Peacock, Gabe Speier, Zack Greinke, Amir Garrett, Adalberto Mondesi, Edward Olivares, Cam Gallagher, Jake Brentz and Tyler Zuber are not available for the Royals today.
Toronto Blue Jays Stats & Form
The Toronto Blue Jays are second in the AL East with a 33-22 record.
They have won 11 of the last 13 games and are coming off back-to-back wins over the Kansas City Royals without allowing any runs in those two games.
The Blue Jays are 14th in the league scoring 4.47 runs per game and are ranked 9th with 4.01 allowed runs per game.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has six doubles and 13 home runs for the Blue Jays. Kirk is 16-for-33 with two doubles and four home runs over the last 10 games.
The Blue Jays have won 8 of the last 9 games against a right-handed pitcher and 4 of the last 5 road games as favorites.
Toronto Blue Jays News
Danny Jansen, Nate Pearson, Hyun-Jin Ryu, Tim Mayza, and Tayler Saucedo will not play for the Blue Jays today.
Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays Head-to-Head Stats
The Toronto Blue Jays have won 7 of the last 10 games against the Kansas City Royals including the last 5.
Eight of the last ten games between these two rivals have ended under 8.5 runs.
Kansas City Royals vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays are favourites to defeat the Kansas City Royals with the odds at -150 for their win while the odds for the Royals’ win are at 130.
The total run margin is set at 8.5 with both ways at -111.
The Toronto Blue Jays have bounced back in a huge way after their rough series over the weekend against the Minnesota Twins. They have won the first two games of the series against the Kansas City Royals by a combined 15-0 score and now they will be looking to secure the sweep over the Royals on Wednesday afternoon. They will come into this game with a record of 33-22 through their first 55 games of the season and are hoping to get closer to the New York Yankees. The Royals are going through a difficult period of the season.
They are coming into the finale of this series 20 games below the .500 mark, being at the bottom of the AL Central Division. They are currently on a three game losing streak and have won only two out of their last eight games on the season and are 13.5 games out of first place in the division. The Royals will try to win their first game in the series against the Blue Jays with Brady Singer at the mound who is 2-1 for the season with a 4.15 ERA. Toronto will start Yusei Kikuchi tonight who is 2-2 for the season with a 3.91 ERA. The Blue Jays absolutely dominated the first two games of the series and a similar scenario is expected today as well.