The Wednesday night late game on the MLB schedule will feature the Kansas City Royals try to avoid a fifth consecutive loss when meeting the Los Angeles Angels in their series finale in Anaheim. Brad Keller (6-4) will take the mound for the visiting Royals while Griffin Canning (4-4) steps on the bump for the Angels.
We’ll go over some ideal picks on DraftKings Sportsbook centered around the game here.
Royals vs. Angels, 9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN
Moneyline pick: Kansas City (+1.5)
While the Halos have been hot as of late, the pitching matchup sets up perfectly for the Royals to end their skid and salvage the series with a ‘W’.
Keller has picked up wins in four of his last five starts and is being backed up by KC batters whenever he takes the mound. The Royals batters have supported him with an average of six runs during his starts this year and put that on display with a 14-5 victory over the Twins last Friday.
Meanwhile, the results have been mixed for Canning. Sporting a 5.82 ERA on the year, he is 1-2 in his last four starts and had a less than stellar performance in his most recent outing. On seven days rest, he was yanked after three and a third innings in his previous start after yielding four earned runs off six hits and two walks.
Player Prop: Salvador Perez to hit home run (+350)
El Nino has been quiet at the plate for roughly the past week, last recording an RBI during the aforementioned beatdown of Minnesota. That changes tonight as KC’s home run leader is due to launch one against Canning.
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