First pitch for this AL matchup is set for 6:35 PM ET at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD. MASN will be providing the TV coverage for this one.

On the mound, Alec Marsh will get the start for the Royals, while Cole Irvin will take the hill for the Orioles. The over/under line for the game is currently sitting at 8.5 runs.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES VS KANSAS CITY ROYALS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Baltimore Orioles Moneyline -176

This game will be played at Oriole Park at Camden Yards at 6:35 ET on Tuesday, April 2nd.

HOW TO BET THE ROYALS VS ORIOLES:

  • We have the Orioles winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you’re looking for a run line pick, we like the Royals to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

The Orioles and Royals split the first two games of this series, with the Orioles taking the most recent game by a score of 6-4. Despite the loss, the Royals were actually the underdog in the game, coming in at +139 on the money line.

Both teams hit two home runs, but the Orioles were able to come out on top thanks to a two-run 9th inning and a two-run homer from Ryan Mountcastle. Jordan Westburg also homered for the Orioles, while Adley Rutschman added a double.

Craig Kimbrel got the win out of the bullpen for the Orioles, while Dean Kremer got the start and a no-decision after giving up three earned runs in 5 1/3 innings of work. Michael Wacha started for the Royals and also took a no-decision, despite giving up three earned runs in five innings.

Royals Records & Stats

Coming off a season in which he made 17 appearances and eight starts, Alec Marsh finished with a record of 3-9 and an ERA of 5.69. His WHIP for the season was 1.56, and opponents hit .254 off him. Marsh’s FIP for the season was 5.70, and he finished the year with one quality start. On the season, he averaged 10.29 strikeouts per nine innings and 4.72 walks per nine. Marsh’s strikeout-to-walk ratio for the season was 2.2.

When looking at the Royals’ player projections for today, Bobby Witt Jr. has the best odds to have a big game at the plate. Witt Jr. not only has the best odds to hit a home run on the team, but his home run projection is 11th best in the league today. As for total hits, Witt Jr.’s total hits projection is 17th best in the league. Salvador Perez is also expected to have a solid game, as he has the 3rd best total hits projection on the team and the 2nd best odds to hit a home run.

Orioles Records & Stats

Cole Irvin is coming off a season in which he made 12 starts and 24 appearances for the Orioles. His record for the year was 1-4, and his ERA finished at 4.42. Irvin’s WHIP for the season was 1.28, and he allowed a batting average of .256. In terms of quality starts, he had just one, and he finished the year with 11 home runs allowed. For the season, Irvin averaged 7.91 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.44 walks per nine innings.

For the Orioles, we have Gunnar Henderson as our top hitter in terms of total hits, with his total hits projection being 25th best in the league today. He also has the 13th best odds in the league to hit a home run today, and his home run projection is 2nd best on the team. Anthony Santander has the top odds to hit a home run for the Orioles, with his odds being 11th best in the league today. Adley Rutschman is 19th in the league in terms of odds to hit a home run today.