Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs Odds

The Royals will play the Cubs on Sunday, August 20th, 2023. Your timezone's first pitch time is 2:20 pm EDT. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - The Kansas City Royals have a 82.00 power ranking. The power ranking for the Chicago Cubs is 93.00.
  • Visiting Kansas City Royals - The Kansas City Royals have a 17-45 record as a visiting team, ranking them 16th Overall for visiting team wins.
  • Home Chicago Cubs - The Chicago Cubs have a 34-30 record as a home team. They rank 7th for home team wins in the Overall standings.
  • Runs Scored - The Kansas City Royals currently stand 24th (502) Overall, with the Chicago Cubs ranking 5th (613) for runs scored.
  • Runs Allowed - The Kansas City Royals are 3rd (667) Overall for runs allowed. The Chicago Cubs stand 15th (549) for runs allowed.
  • Team Streaks - The Kansas City Royals lost their last game. Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs won their last game.
  • Team Records - The Kansas City Royals have a 40-85 Overall record (24.5 GB American Central Division), with the Chicago Cubs possessing a 63-59 Overall standing (3.0 GB National Central Division).

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Arrr, listen up ye landlubbers! The Kansas City Royals be takin' on the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, August 20th, 2023... These Royals be a sorry lot, with a 40-85 overall record and a pitiful 0.320 win percentage... They be playin' like scurvy dogs, with a 3-7 record in their last 10 games... Avast, ye Cubs be standin' tall with a 63-59 overall record and a 0.516 win percentage... They be no pushovers, with a 5-5 record in their last 10 games.

If ye be wise, ye'll visit SportsBetting3.com and bet on this game... But beware, the odds be stacked against me beloved Royals... These Cubs be the favorites, so review the odds below if ye be brave enough... The Royals be needin' all the luck they can get, else they'll be walkin' the plank.

So gather round, ye scallywags, and watch this clash of the titans... Will the Royals be able to sail away with a victory, or will the Cubs send 'em to Davy Jones' locker? Tis a battle ye won't want to miss! So bet on this game, me hearties, and may the best team plunder the treasure!

Best Royals at Cubs Odds


Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Kansas City Royals
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs are the -200 moneyline favorite. Risk $200 to win $100 on the Chicago Cubs at BetRivers. The Kansas City Royals are the +170 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $170 on the Kansas City Royals. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 9 runs. Risk $115 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 9 runs. Risk $100 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Run Line Betting Odds
Underdog

Kansas City Royals
Favorite

Chicago Cubs
The Chicago Cubs have a -1.5 +102 run line at BetRivers VA. They are the run line favorite in this matchup. The Kansas City Royals have a +1.5 -110 run line at BetMGM. The Kansas City Royals are the run line underdogs. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the moneyline for the Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs MLB game on Sunday, August 20th, 2023?

The Chicago Cubs are the -200 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and the Kansas City Royals are the +170 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs MLB game on Sunday, August 20th, 2023?

The best over line is 9 -115 runs at BetMGM, which means you risk $115 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 9 +100 runs at BetRivers, and that means you risk $100 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the run line for the Kansas City Royals vs Chicago Cubs MLB game on Sunday, August 20th, 2023?

The Chicago Cubs are -1.5 +102 run line favorites at BetRivers, while the Kansas City Royals are +1.5 -110 run line underdogs at BetMGM.

MLB Odds Example

MLB Odds and Outcomes Explained

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Possible Moneyline Outcomes
  • Kansas City Royals bettors risk $100 to win $170 at +170 odds. The implied probability for Kansas City Royals is 37.04%.
  • Chicago Cubs bettors risk $100 to win $50 at -200 odds. The implied probability for Chicago Cubs is 66.67%.

Kansas City Royals at Chicago Cubs Prop Bets

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Kansas City Royals & Chicago Cubs Futures Odds

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Kansas City Royals & Chicago Cubs Team Pages

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Team Standings

2023 MLB Regular Season Standings - Kansas City Royals, Chicago Cubs
Team W L Pct GB Home Away RS RA Diff Strk L10
e - Chicago Cubs83790.512+21.045-3638-43819723+96L14-6
e - Kansas City Royals561060.346+48.033-4823-58676859-183W16-4

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