Kansas City Royals vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Betting Lines

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The Royals will play the Pirates on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021 at 6:35 pm ET. Check network listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage. Our opening pitch flys at Eastern Standard, make sure you adjust for your local timezone.

Matchup Pitchers
  • Royals - M. Minor - L
  • Pirates - M. Keller - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog

Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite

Kansas City Royals
+110 Sb3gen2 -130 Sb3gen2
+110 Sb3gen3 -130 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Kansas City Royals has a minus value. Lay $130 at Sb3gen2 to win $100. Underdog Pittsburgh Pirates has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen2 to win $110.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8o -105 Sb3gen2 8u -115 Sb3gen2
8o -105 Sb3gen3 8u -115 Sb3gen3
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen2 has the best over line of 8 points laying $105 to win $100. Sb3gen2 has the best under line of 8 u -115.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog

Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite

Kansas City Royals
+1.5 -150 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +130 Sb3gen2
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Wednesday. Sb3gen2 has the best favorite Kansas City Royals run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen2 has the best underdog Pittsburgh Pirates run line at +1.5 points.

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Kansas City Royals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-12-04 20:57:19
Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-12-04 20:57:19

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Kansas City Royals
74 88 0.457 33.0 74-88 39-42 L2 62-80
Pittsburgh Pirates
61 101 0.377 46.0 61-101 37-44 L1 51-91

Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

2021 Kansas City Royals Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Whit Merrifield
RF
162 97 184 10 74 40 103 0.277
Salvador Perez
C
161 88 169 48 121 28 170 0.273
Carlos Santana
1B
158 66 121 19 69 86 102 0.214
Nicky Lopez
2B
151 78 149 2 43 49 74 0.300
Hunter Dozier
3B
144 55 105 16 54 43 154 0.216
Michael A. Taylor
CF
142 58 118 12 54 33 144 0.244
Andrew Benintendi
LF
134 63 136 17 73 36 97 0.276
Hanser Alberto
2B
103 25 65 2 24 4 26 0.270
Jorge Soler
RF
94 38 59 13 37 38 97 0.192
Ryan O'Hearn
1B
84 23 53 9 29 13 71 0.225
Jarrod Dyson
CF
77 13 27 0 10 6 28 0.221
Scott Barlow
RP
71 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Bryan Reynolds
LF
159 93 169 24 90 75 119 0.302
Kevin Newman
SS
148 50 117 5 39 27 41 0.226
Wilmer Difo
SS
116 25 59 4 24 20 54 0.269
Jacob Stallings
C
112 38 92 8 53 49 85 0.246
Ben Gamel
LF
111 42 83 8 26 48 99 0.255
Gregory Polanco
RF
107 38 70 11 36 36 104 0.208
Colin Moran
3B
99 29 82 10 50 36 87 0.258
Adam Frazier
2B
98 58 125 4 32 35 46 0.324
Ke'Bryan Hayes
3B
96 49 93 6 38 31 87 0.257
Phillip Evans
3B
76 23 44 5 16 28 53 0.206
Erik Gonzalez
2B
71 17 51 2 21 8 40 0.232
Michael Perez
C
70 19 30 7 21 19 68 0.143

Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

2021 Kansas City Royals Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Mike Minor
SP
28 8 12 0 0 158.2 149 1.24 5.05
Brad Keller
SP
26 8 12 0 0 133.2 120 1.66 5.39
Kris Bubic
SP
29 6 7 0 0 130.0 114 1.38 4.43
Carlos Hernandez
RP
24 6 2 0 0 85.2 74 1.28 3.68
Jake Brentz
RP
72 5 2 2 16 64.0 76 1.28 3.66
Scott Barlow
RP
71 5 3 16 14 74.1 91 1.20 2.42
Brady Singer
SP
27 5 10 0 0 128.1 131 1.55 4.91
Josh Staumont
RP
64 4 3 5 16 65.2 72 1.07 2.88
Kyle Zimmer
RP
52 4 1 2 10 54.0 46 1.41 5.00
Domingo Tapia
RP
32 4 1 0 7 31.2 25 1.11 2.84
Daniel Lynch
SP
15 4 6 0 0 68.0 55 1.63 5.69
Danny Duffy
SP
13 4 3 0 0 61.0 65 1.21 2.51

Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Chris Stratton
RP
68 7 1 8 7 79.1 86 1.30 3.63
Chad Kuhl
SP
28 5 7 0 4 80.1 75 1.43 4.82
JT Brubaker
SP
24 5 13 0 0 124.1 129 1.29 5.36
Mitch Keller
SP
23 5 11 0 0 100.2 92 1.79 6.17
Tyler Anderson
SP
18 5 8 0 0 103.1 86 1.20 4.35
Richard Rodriguez
RP
37 4 2 14 0 38.1 33 0.83 2.82
Wil Crowe
SP
26 4 8 0 0 116.2 111 1.57 5.48
David Bednar
RP
61 3 1 3 13 60.2 77 0.97 2.23
Chasen Shreve
RP
57 3 3 0 12 56.1 45 1.26 3.20
Sam Howard
RP
54 3 4 0 11 45.0 60 1.47 5.60
Clay Holmes
RP
44 3 2 0 7 42.0 44 1.43 4.93
Duane Underwood Jr.
RP
43 2 3 0 4 72.2 65 1.43 4.33

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