Sunday's contest that pits the Kansas City Royals (15-38) versus the Washington Nationals (23-29) at Kauffman Stadium is expected to be a tight matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-4 in favor of the Royals. Game time is at 2:10 PM ET on May 28.

The Royals will give the ball to Daniel Lynch and the Nationals will turn to MacKenzie Gore (3-3, 3.88 ERA).

Royals vs. Nationals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 28, 2023 at 2:10 PM ET
  • Where: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri
  • How to Watch on TV: BSKC
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Royals vs. Nationals Score Prediction

Our pick for this contest is Royals 6, Nationals 5.

Total Prediction for Royals vs. Nationals

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Royals Performance Insights

  • In four games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 0-4.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to hit the over four times.
  • The Royals have won one of their last three games against the spread.
  • This season, the Royals have been listed as the favorite in seven games and failed to win any of those contests.
  • Kansas City is 1-7 this season when entering a game favored by -110 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 52.4% chance of a victory for the Royals.
  • Kansas City ranks 24th in the majors with 210 total runs scored this season.
  • The Royals have the 29th-ranked team ERA among all league pitching staffs (5.26).

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Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 22 Tigers L 8-5 Brady Singer vs Michael Lorenzen
May 23 Tigers W 4-1 Mike Mayers vs Eduardo Rodríguez
May 24 Tigers L 6-4 Zack Greinke vs Matthew Boyd
May 26 Nationals L 12-10 Jordan Lyles vs Patrick Corbin
May 27 Nationals L 4-2 Brady Singer vs Josiah Gray
May 28 Nationals - Daniel Lynch vs MacKenzie Gore
May 29 @ Cardinals - TBA vs Adam Wainwright
May 30 @ Cardinals - Zack Greinke vs Miles Mikolas
June 2 Rockies - Jordan Lyles vs Austin Gomber
June 3 Rockies - Brady Singer vs Karl Kauffmann
June 4 Rockies - Daniel Lynch vs Kyle Freeland