Monday's game between the Miami Marlins (32-28) and Kansas City Royals (18-41) going head to head at LoanDepot park has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Marlins, so expect a tight matchup. The game will start at 6:40 PM ET on June 5.

The Marlins will give the nod to Braxton Garrett (1-2, 4.22 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 2 on the season, and the Royals will counter with Carlos Hernandez (0-3, 4.76 ERA).

Marlins vs. Royals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Monday, June 5, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET
  • Where: LoanDepot park in Miami, Florida
  • How to Watch on TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Marlins vs. Royals Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Marlins 5, Royals 4.

Total Prediction for Marlins vs. Royals

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Marlins Performance Insights

  • The Marlins have played as the favorite in five of their past 10 games and have won three of those contests.
  • Miami and its opponents have combined to hit the over six times in its last 10 games with a total.
  • The Marlins are 3-2-0 ATS over their last 10 games.
  • This season, the Marlins have won 14 out of the 23 games, or 60.9%, in which they've been favored.
  • Miami has a record of 5-1 when favored by -165 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 62.3% chance of a victory for the Marlins.
  • Miami has scored 233 runs (just 3.9 per game) this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
  • The Marlins' 4.30 team ERA ranks 17th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Royals Performance Insights

  • In three games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 2-1.
  • When it comes to the total, Kansas City and its opponents are 3-7-0 in its last 10 games.
  • The Royals are 3-4-0 against the runline over their past 10 games (seven of those games had a runline set by oddsmakers).
  • The Royals have come away with 15 wins in the 47 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Kansas City has a mark of 5-20 in contests where sportsbooks favor it by +140 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Royals have a 41.7% chance of pulling out a win.
  • The offense for Kansas City is No. 27 in MLB action scoring 3.9 runs per game (229 total runs).
  • Royals pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.98 ERA this year, which ranks 27th in MLB.

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Marlins Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 31 Padres W 2-1 Braxton Garrett vs Blake Snell
June 1 Padres L 10-1 Jesús Luzardo vs Joe Musgrove
June 2 Athletics W 4-0 Edward Cabrera vs Shintaro Fujinami
June 3 Athletics W 12-1 Eury Pérez vs Luis Medina
June 4 Athletics W 7-5 Sandy Alcantara vs Paul Blackburn
June 5 Royals - Braxton Garrett vs Carlos Hernandez
June 6 Royals - Jesús Luzardo vs Zack Greinke
June 7 Royals - Edward Cabrera vs Jordan Lyles
June 9 @ White Sox - Eury Pérez vs Dylan Cease
June 10 @ White Sox - Sandy Alcantara vs Michael Kopech
June 11 @ White Sox - Braxton Garrett vs Lucas Giolito

Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 29 @ Cardinals W 7-0 Josh Staumont vs Adam Wainwright
May 30 @ Cardinals L 2-1 Zack Greinke vs Miles Mikolas
June 2 Rockies L 7-2 Jordan Lyles vs Chase Anderson
June 3 Rockies L 6-4 Daniel Lynch vs Austin Gomber
June 4 Rockies W 2-0 Brady Singer vs Kyle Freeland
June 5 @ Marlins - Carlos Hernandez vs Braxton Garrett
June 6 @ Marlins - Zack Greinke vs Jesús Luzardo
June 7 @ Marlins - Jordan Lyles vs Edward Cabrera
June 9 @ Orioles - Daniel Lynch vs Tyler Wells
June 10 @ Orioles - Brady Singer vs TBA
June 11 @ Orioles - TBA vs Kyle Gibson