Guardians vs. Royals MLB Preview (6/6/24): Starting Lineups, Odds, Stats, & Injuries

Written By Editorial Team on June 6, 2024
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The Kansas City Royals are set to play against the Cleveland Guardians on June 6, at 1:10 PM, at Progressive Field, Cleveland. The game is scheduled to air on BSKC. This MLB matchup takes place in Cleveland, featuring teams from the AL Central Division. Weather forecast predicts scattered clouds with a high of 65 degrees.

Royals vs. Guardians pregame odds for 6/6/24

For the upcoming MLB game, the pregame MLB odds are in favor of the Guardians against the Royals. Tanner Bibee and Brady Singer will square off as both have been serviceable this season. Both offenses have shown up in this series and Ohio Sportsbooks have an 8.5 over/under set.

  • Bet365: Guardians -148, over/under 8.5
  • BetMGM: Guardians -151, over/under 8.5
  • FanDuel: Guardians -149, over/under 8.5
  • BetRivers: Guardians -150, over/under 8.5

Odds are subject to change for Guardians vs. Royals

Royals vs. Guardians projected starting lineups

Royals starting lineup

  1. 3B Maikel Garcia (R)
  2. SS Bobby Witt Jr. (R)
  3. 1B Vinnie Pasquantino (L)
  4. C Salvador Perez (R)
  5. DH Nelson Velázquez (R)
  6. 2B Nick Loftin (R)
  7. LF MJ Melendez (L)
  8. RF Hunter Renfroe (R)
  9. CF Kyle Isbel (L)

Guardians starting lineup

  1. LF Steven Kwan (L)
  2. CF Tyler Freeman (R)
  3. 3B José Ramírez (S)
  4. DH Josh Naylor (L)
  5. 1B David Fry (R)
  6. 2B Andrés Giménez (L)
  7. RF Gabriel Arias (R)
  8. C Austin Hedges (R)
  9. SS Brayan Rocchio (S)

Royals vs. Guardians probable starters

(KC) Brady Singer (R)4-22.631.1225.07.4
(CLE) Tanner Bibee (R)4-13.741.1724.66.4

Kansas City Royals Team Stats

The Royals have a solid record of 36-26, placing them second in the AL Central Division. Their performance over the last ten games shows a slight dip, with 3-7, including a recent loss against the Guardians last night. Key season stats include:

  • Runs per game: 4.9
  • Team average: .253
  • Team home runs: 64
  • Team Stolen bases: 58
  • Team ERA: 3.60
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 483

Cleveland Guardians Team Stats

The Cleveland Guardians lead the AL Central Division with 40-20, showcasing strong form with 7 wins in their last ten games. Their recent victory over the Royals adds momentum as they host the next game against a divisional rival. Season performance highlights include:

  • Runs per game: 5.1
  • Team average: .238
  • Team home runs: 66
  • Team Stolen bases: 57
  • Team ERA: 3.50
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 540

Player Stats for Royals vs. Guardians

Bobby Witt Jr. from the Kansas City Royals showcases impressive season stats, leading in multiple categories including batting average, home runs, and RBIs. On the Cleveland Guardians side, José Ramírez stands out with leading figures in home runs and RBIs, making him a key player.

Kansas City Royals Leaders

Bobby Witt Jr. emerges as a dominant force for the Royals, leading in nearly all offensive categories. His performance is vital for the Royals’ offense, providing RBI opportunity but also run and SB opportunities.

  • AVG Leader: Bobby Witt Jr. .319
  • HR Leader: Bobby Witt Jr. 11
  • RBI Leader: Bobby Witt Jr. 46
  • Runs Leader: Bobby Witt Jr. 54
  • SB Leader: Bobby Witt Jr. 17

Cleveland Guardians Leaders

José Ramírez is a pivotal player for the Guardians, leading in home runs and RBIs. His contributions are essential for Cleveland’s performance, especially in a matchup against the Royals.

  • AVG Leader: José Ramírez .272
  • HR Leader: José Ramírez 16
  • RBI Leader: José Ramírez 58
  • Runs Leader: José Ramírez 46
  • SB Leader: José Ramírez 9
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