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
Favorite

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
Favorite

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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MLB World Series Odds

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Kansas City Royals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2022-01-21 01:17:44
St. Louis Cardinals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen

Cached 2022-01-21 01:17:44

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
St. Louis Cardinals
90 72 0.556 17.0 90-72 45-36 L2 79-63

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

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
2B
160 91 168 11 56 38 95 0.262
Paul Goldschmidt
1B
158 102 177 31 99 67 136 0.294
Nolan Arenado
3B
157 81 151 34 105 50 96 0.255
Dylan Carlson
RF
151 79 144 18 65 57 152 0.266
Tyler O'Neill
LF
141 89 138 34 80 38 168 0.286
Matt Carpenter
2B
130 18 35 3 21 35 77 0.169
Yadier Molina
C
121 45 111 11 66 24 79 0.252
Paul DeJong
SS
114 44 70 19 45 35 103 0.197
Edmundo Sosa
SS
113 39 78 6 27 17 63 0.271
Harrison Bader
CF
103 45 98 16 50 27 85 0.267
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Genesis Cabrera
RP
71 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
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

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
32 17 7 0 0 206.1 174 1.06 3.05
Alex Reyes
RP
70 10 8 29 3 72.1 95 1.35 3.24
Jack Flaherty
SP
17 9 2 0 0 78.1 85 1.06 3.22
Kwang Hyun Kim
SP
27 7 7 1 0 106.2 80 1.28 3.46
Giovanny Gallegos
RP
73 6 5 14 24 80.1 95 0.88 3.02
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
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
J.A. Happ
SP
11 5 2 0 0 54.0 45 1.28 4.00
Genesis Cabrera
RP
71 4 5 0 28 70.0 77 1.26 3.73
Paul Fry
RP
52 4 5 2 11 47.1 60 1.52 6.08

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