Pittsburgh Pirates vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Lines

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The Pirates will play the Royals on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 at 8:10 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
  • Pirates - W. Crowe - R
  • Royals - B. Singer - R

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Best Money Line Bets
Underdog
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
+145 Sb3gen1 -157 Sb3gen1
+145 Sb3gen2 -170 Sb3gen2
+145 Sb3gen3 -170 Sb3gen3
Here are money lines for the outright winner. Favorite Kansas City Royals has a minus value. Lay $157 at Sb3gen1 to win $100. Underdog Pittsburgh Pirates has a positive value. Risk $100 at Sb3gen1 to win $145.
Best Over and Under Total Lines
OverUnder
8o -120 Sb3gen2 8.5u -115 Sb3gen3
8o -126 Sb3gen1 8u +106 Sb3gen1
8.5o -105 Sb3gen3 8u +100 Sb3gen2
The over under line estimates the combined total of each team's final score. Sb3gen2 has the best over line of 8 points laying $120 to win $100. Sb3gen3 has the best under line of 8.5 u -115.
Best Underdog and Favorite Run Line Bets
Underdog
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
+1.5 -140 Sb3gen3 -1.5 +125 Sb3gen1
+1.5 -145 Sb3gen1 -1.5 +125 Sb3gen2
+1.5 -145 Sb3gen2 -1.5 +120 Sb3gen3
SportsBetting3.com has analyzed the latest lines. Review our "Best Run Line Bets" table above to smash the books this Tuesday. Sb3gen1 has the best favorite Kansas City Royals run line at -1.5 points. Sb3gen3 has the best underdog Pittsburgh Pirates run line at +1.5 points.

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MLB World Series Odds

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Pittsburgh Pirates World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates

Cached 2021-06-18 20:55:18
Kansas City Royals World Series Odds
OutcomeSB3Gen SB3Gen
Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals

Cached 2021-06-18 20:55:18

Team Standings

Season Standings
Team W L Pct GB Home Away Strk L10
Kansas City RoyalsPittsburgh Pirates 25 45 0.357 20.0 15-20 10-25 L1 2-8
Kansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals 32 38 0.457 13.0 18-19 14-19 W1 3-7

Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
Top 12 by Games Played
Player GP R H HR RBI BB SO AVG
Adam Frazier
2B
69 40 88 2 25 25 33 0.322
Bryan Reynolds
LF
68 41 73 12 36 35 58 0.299
Kevin Newman
SS
65 22 47 2 12 14 16 0.202
Erik Gonzalez
2B
63 16 45 2 19 8 36 0.224
Gregory Polanco
RF
58 20 39 7 21 20 67 0.202
Jacob Stallings
C
55 18 41 5 29 22 38 0.230
Phillip Evans
3B
44 18 31 4 10 16 38 0.209
Wilmer Difo
SS
44 7 20 1 6 5 25 0.244
Colin Moran
3B
42 11 39 4 21 13 42 0.289
Ka'ai Tom
CF
34 9 12 2 11 16 25 0.150
Sam Howard
RP
33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Ben Gamel
LF
33 8 21 1 4 8 23 0.247

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
70 43 76 6 40 21 40 0.274
Salvador Perez
C
70 35 80 18 47 8 71 0.292
Carlos Santana
1B
70 39 60 11 40 46 42 0.245
Michael A. Taylor
CF
64 26 49 5 22 14 80 0.229
Jorge Soler
RF
64 21 39 6 28 26 73 0.183
Nicky Lopez
2B
63 29 45 0 12 24 27 0.260
Andrew Benintendi
LF
60 31 62 8 31 19 45 0.283
Hunter Dozier
3B
54 19 30 7 21 16 62 0.157
Hanser Alberto
2B
49 12 31 0 9 2 13 0.267
Jarrod Dyson
CF
38 8 15 0 3 5 9 0.278
Jake Brentz
RP
34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000
Scott Barlow
RP
33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000

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
JT Brubaker
SP
13 4 6 0 0 71.2 72 1.12 3.77
Richard Rodriguez
RP
27 3 1 8 0 28.1 24 0.74 1.91
Tyler Anderson
SP
13 3 7 0 0 73.2 65 1.26 4.89
Mitch Keller
SP
12 3 7 0 0 47.1 51 1.80 7.04
Sam Howard
RP
33 2 2 0 9 26.1 35 1.25 4.44
Clay Holmes
RP
31 2 2 0 3 30.2 30 1.34 4.40
Chris Stratton
RP
28 2 0 1 4 38.2 32 1.14 2.79
Duane Underwood Jr.
RP
24 2 2 0 1 39.2 38 1.41 4.08
Kyle Crick
RP
20 1 0 0 4 18.1 16 0.98 2.95
Luis Oviedo
SP
12 1 1 0 0 18.2 19 1.77 7.23
Trevor Cahill
SP
9 1 5 0 0 37.0 32 1.51 6.57
Chad Kuhl
SP
8 1 4 0 0 35.0 27 1.49 5.66

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
15 6 4 0 0 86.1 92 1.18 4.48
Brad Keller
SP
15 6 7 0 0 71.0 64 1.75 6.34
Danny Duffy
SP
7 4 3 0 0 41.2 48 1.13 1.94
Kyle Zimmer
RP
24 3 0 2 5 27.2 28 0.94 1.95
Brady Singer
SP
14 3 5 0 0 68.0 71 1.43 4.76
Scott Barlow
RP
33 2 2 2 10 35.1 50 1.22 2.04
Greg Holland
RP
29 2 2 4 4 27.0 28 1.41 4.00
Jakob Junis
SP
15 2 3 0 0 34.2 35 1.44 5.19
Kris Bubic
SP
11 2 2 0 0 45.1 39 1.48 4.17
Jake Brentz
RP
34 1 0 0 7 32.2 38 1.10 1.93
Carlos Hernandez
RP
7 1 0 0 0 12.0 17 2.08 6.75
Josh Staumont
RP
25 0 1 5 2 26.2 29 1.24 3.38

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