Kansas City Royals vs St. Louis Cardinals MLB Betting Lines

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The Royals will play the Cardinals on Sunday, August 8th, 2021 at 2:15 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 - K. Bubic - L
  • Cardinals - J. Lester - L

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
Favorite
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals
+120 Sb3gen1 -130 Sb3gen1
+115 Sb3gen2 -135 Sb3gen2
+115 Sb3gen3 -135 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite St. Louis Cardinals has a minus value. Lay $130 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Kansas City Royals has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $120.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
9.5o -125 Sb3gen1 10u -110 Sb3gen2
10o -110 Sb3gen2 10u -110 Sb3gen3
10o -110 Sb3gen3 9.5u +105 Sb3gen1
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen1 has the best over line of 9.5 points laying $125 to win $100. Sb3gen2 has the best under line of 10 u -110.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
Favorite
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis Cardinals
+1.5 -155 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +137 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -157 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +135 Sb3gen2
+1.5 -160 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +135 Sb3gen3
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Sunday. Sb3gen1 has the best favorite St. Louis Cardinals run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen2 has the best underdog Kansas City Royals run line at +1.5 points.

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Kansas City Royals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2021-09-21 20:01:59
St. Louis Cardinals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals

Cached 2021-09-21 20:01:59

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
St. Louis CardinalsKansas City Royals 69 82 0.457 28.5 69-82 36-39 W2 57-74
St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis Cardinals 80 69 0.537 16.5 80-69 42-33 W9 69-60

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
151 92 172 10 70 37 96 0.277
Salvador Perez
C
150 82 160 46 115 26 158 0.276
Carlos Santana
1B
148 63 113 19 65 81 96 0.214
Nicky Lopez
2B
140 73 139 2 41 45 70 0.304
Michael A. Taylor
CF
135 56 112 12 52 33 136 0.246
Hunter Dozier
3B
133 51 96 14 48 41 144 0.213
Andrew Benintendi
LF
123 59 126 16 67 31 93 0.276
Hanser Alberto
2B
99 24 63 2 23 4 26 0.273
Jorge Soler
RF
94 38 59 13 37 38 97 0.192
Ryan O'Hearn
1B
81 22 50 9 28 12 69 0.217
Jarrod Dyson
CF
77 13 27 0 10 6 28 0.221
Jake Brentz
RP
69 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.000

St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

2021 St. Louis Cardinals Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Tommy Edman
3B
148 83 157 10 49 35 90 0.264
Paul Goldschmidt
1B
146 90 161 26 88 63 126 0.288
Nolan Arenado
3B
145 76 143 33 101 45 89 0.257
Dylan Carlson
LF
139 72 131 15 59 52 141 0.258
Tyler O'Neill
LF
128 78 122 28 66 38 156 0.282
Matt Carpenter
2B
120 18 34 3 21 31 74 0.175
Yadier Molina
C
114 44 106 11 62 23 73 0.255
Edmundo Sosa
SS
106 37 74 6 27 15 54 0.276
Paul DeJong
SS
103 41 64 17 41 34 95 0.197
Harrison Bader
CF
90 32 80 12 43 26 73 0.248
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Alex Reyes
RP
66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

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
Carlos Hernandez
RP
23 6 2 0 0 80.2 73 1.30 3.90
Jake Brentz
RP
69 5 2 2 15 62.2 75 1.24 3.59
Scott Barlow
RP
67 5 3 14 14 70.1 86 1.19 2.43
Kris Bubic
SP
27 5 6 0 0 116.1 103 1.46 4.80
Brady Singer
SP
26 5 10 0 0 127.2 131 1.53 4.72
Kyle Zimmer
RP
49 4 1 2 10 50.0 44 1.44 5.04
Danny Duffy
SP
13 4 3 0 0 61.0 65 1.21 2.51
Daniel Lynch
SP
13 4 5 0 0 59.0 48 1.61 5.34
Josh Staumont
RP
60 3 3 5 14 61.0 67 1.08 3.10
Domingo Tapia
RP
27 3 0 0 5 27.2 24 0.90 1.63

St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

2021 St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
Top 12 by Wins and Games Played
Player GP W L SV HLD IP K WHIP ERA
Adam Wainwright
SP
30 16 7 0 0 196.1 169 1.03 2.89
Alex Reyes
RP
66 9 8 29 2 68.2 87 1.33 2.88
Jack Flaherty
SP
14 9 2 0 0 76.0 81 1.03 3.08
Ryan Helsley
RP
51 6 4 1 10 47.1 47 1.42 4.56
Matt Harvey
SP
27 6 14 0 0 123.1 93 1.52 6.28
Kwang Hyun Kim
SP
24 6 7 1 0 101.2 78 1.27 3.63
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
67 5 5 10 24 74.1 88 0.85 3.27
Tanner Scott
RP
58 5 4 0 14 50.0 65 1.46 4.14
John Means
SP
20 5 6 0 0 114.1 104 1.00 3.46
Paul Fry
RP
52 4 5 2 11 47.1 60 1.52 6.08
John Gant
SP
25 4 6 0 1 76.1 56 1.57 3.42
Carlos Martinez
SP
16 4 9 0 0 82.1 57 1.37 6.23

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