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    Hunter Dozier is just two hits away from his 100th of the season as his Kansas City Royals (55-80) ready for a matchup against the Cleveland Guardians (69-64) on Tuesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Royals are underdogs (+165) against the Guardians (-195). Shane Bieber starts for Cleveland while Kansas City will counter with Kris Bubic.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Guardians vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Guardians vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Guardians -195 7.5

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians are second-worst in MLB play with 102 home runs.
    • The Guardians have the 11th-ranked batting average in the majors (.249).
    • The Guardians’ .311 on-base percentage ranks 18th in the league.
    • The Guardians strike out 6.9 times per game, the least Ks in the league.
    • The Guardians average 0.9 home runs per game when playing away from home this season (65 total in road outings).
    • The Guardians are slugging .396 with 3.0 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The club is batting .253 with 625 hits (8.9 per game) on the road this season.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland with 138 hits, batting .280 this season with 69 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Ramirez is 31st in batting average, 31st in on-base percentage, and 10th in slugging.
    • Ramirez has recorded a base hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .167 with three walks.
    • Steven Kwan has 132 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .369.
    • Among qualifying batters, Kwan ranks 15th in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage and 112th in slugging percentage.
    • Kwan enters this game looking to extend his four-game hit streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .286 with two walks.
    • Amed Rosario has hit eight homers with a team-high .393 SLG this season.
    • Rosario has recorded at least one base hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .182 with .
    • Andres Gimenez has 15 home runs, 60 RBI and a batting average of .301 this season.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals rank 24th in Major League Baseball with 118 home runs.
    • The Royals’ .245 batting average ranks 13th in the league this season.
    • The Royals have an OBP of .308 this season, which ranks 23rd in MLB.
    • The Royals rank 11th with an average of 8.0 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 56 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 70 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .397 in home games this season with 189 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .259 with 8.6 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has 121 hits with a .443 slugging percentage, both team-best statistics for the Royals.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Witt Jr.’s batting average puts him 85th, his on-base percentage is 128th, and he is 52nd in slugging.
    • MJ Melendez has a .321 on-base percentage to pace his team.
    • Melendez ranks 127th in batting average, 86th in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Salvador Perez has 18 doubles, a triple, 19 home runs and 15 walks while batting .236.
    • Dozier is hitting .240 with 24 doubles, three triples, 10 home runs and 31 walks.

    Guardians vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Bieber Bubic
    25 GS 22
    8-8 W-L 2-10
    3.06 ERA 5.47
    159.0 IP 105.1
    33 BB 53
    164 SO 84

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