At 9:40 PM ET, the Mariners will host the Royals at T-Mobile Park in Seattle. So far, the Mariners have a record of 22-19, while the Royals are 25-17. George Kirby is starting for the Mariners, and he is facing off against Brady Singer for the Royals.

Seattle comes into this one as the favorite, with money line odds of -149, and the over/under line is at 7 runs. If you're looking to watch this game on TV, it is being carried by RSNW.


The Pick: Kansas City Royals Moneyline +125

This game will be played at T-Mobile Park at 9:40 ET on Monday, May 13th.


  • We have the Royals winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the Royals to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

Royals Records & Stats

To close out their series vs. the Angels, the Royals picked up a 4-2 win. Leading up to the game, they were the slight favorite at -109 on the money line. It was a big 4th inning that turned things in their favor, as the Royals scored four runs in the inning. The Angels could only score two runs, both of which came in the 6th.

Seth Lugo put together a good start for the Royals, going eight innings and giving up just one earned run, and striking out 12. Kansas City's offense was carried by Hunter Renfroe, who went 2/4 with two RBIs.

Heading into today's road matchup vs. the Mariners, the Royals are 25-17 overall, which has them in 2nd place in the AL Central. They are also just a half-game behind the Guardians for the top spot in the division. So far, they have gone 8-5 in divisional games. The Royals closed out their series vs. the Angels with three straight wins after dropping the opener.

This season, the Royals have been really good as the favorite, going 11-6, and they are 14-11 as the underdog. Kansas City has been tough at home, putting up a 15-8 mark compared to 10-9 on the road. Looking at their overall series record, the Royals are 7-6 and have won two straight series.

The Royals have been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 26-16 overall. They have been especially good on the run line as the underdog, going 18-7. Their average run margin in winning games is +4.0, while their average run margin in losing games is -2.9.

The Kansas City Royals have an over/under record of 15-25 this season, and their games have averaged 8.1 runs per game. Their over/under record when the line is set at 7 runs is 1-0-1, and 95.2% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7 runs. Their game against the Angels yesterday finished with 6 runs, which was under the 8-run line.

Through eight starts, Brady Singer has a record of 3-1 and an ERA of 2.37. He has made three quality starts this season and is coming off a game in which he allowed just one earned run. In that outing vs. the Brewers, he went 5 1/3 innings and got the win. Singer's ERA at home is 2.32, compared to 2.7 on the road. So far, he has allowed four home runs and is averaging 9.07 strikeouts per nine innings. Singer's WHIP for the season is 1.01.

Salvador Perez has been one of the best hitters in the league this season, as his eight home runs are 6th best in the MLB, and his 33 RBIs are 3rd best in the league. Perez is also batting .329 for the season. Bobby Witt Jr. is also having a great season, hitting .305 with five homers and 21 RBIs. However, Witt Jr. has struggled a bit of late, going just 8/32 in his last nine games.

Vinnie Pasquantino has also been a key power source for the Royals, as he has five homers and 25 RBIs while batting .248. Over his last eight games, Pasquantino is hitting .333 with 10 RBIs. Kansas City comes into the game averaging 4.6 runs per game and are 5th in the league in home runs.

Mariners Records & Stats

Mitch Garver had a big game for the Mariners in their most recent win over the Athletics, going 2/3 with three RBIs and a homer. The Mariners really broke things open with a four-run 2nd inning and added another four runs in the 3rd. Seattle was the -226 favorite at home going into the game.

Luis Castillo started for the Athletics, going six innings and giving up just two runs on seven hits. He only had two strikeouts in the outing and got the win.

Seattle is hosting the Royals today with an overall record of 22-19, good for 1st place in the AL West. Currently, they hold a half-game lead over the Rangers for the division lead. The Mariners' overall record vs. other AL West teams is 6-3 heading into today's game.

The Mariners were able to take the series over the Athletics, winning two of three games. At home, the Mariners are 13-9 this year compared to a road record of 9-10. So far, they have gone 9-7 as the favorite at home and are 13-10 overall as the favorite.

The Mariners have been a solid run line team this season, going 20-21 overall. They have been even better at home, going 11-11 against the run line. Their average run margin for the season is +0.1, and they have been outscored by 0.2 runs per game on the road. They are 9-10 against the run line on the road and 10-13 as the favorite.

The Mariners have been on a streak of high-scoring games, with the over hitting in six straight contests. Their games have averaged 7.5 runs per game this season, and the over/under line for today's game is set at 7 runs. The over has hit in 14 of their 39 games this season, and the average over/under line for their games is 8 runs.

Seattle is sending right-hander George Kirby to the mound today vs. the Royals. He has made eight starts this season and has a record of 3-3 with an ERA of 4.15. Kirby's WHIP for the season is currently 1.04. In his last outing, he took the loss, giving up four earned runs in five innings of work. Before that, he had a streak of four straight quality starts. Kirby's ERA at home is 5.66 compared to 4.99 on the road. So far, he has allowed five home runs this season.

Seattle's offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, averaging just 3.8 runs per game, which is 24th in the league. They have been even worse at home, averaging only 3.5 runs per contest. The Mariners have been a home run hitting team this season, but they are batting just .223 as a team (18th) and have the most strikeouts in the league.

Julio Rodriguez has been a bright spot in the lineup, as he is batting .255 and has two home runs. Mitch Haniger and Jorge Polanco are tied for 2nd on the team with five homers, but both are batting under .205. Cal Raleigh is batting just .215 but has gone deep 10 times, which is 4th in the league.