Monday, May 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Norris vs. Jason Hammel
The Detroit Tigers head to Kauffman Stadium on Monday, May 29, 2017 to take on the Kansas City Royals. The expected starting pitchers are Daniel Norris for the Tigers and Jason Hammel for the Royals.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +105 and Kansas City at -115. The Tigers have a 25-22-2 over/under mark and a 23-26-0 run line record. The Royals are 22-26-0 against the run line and have a 17-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 25-22-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 23-26-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 17-29-2 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 22-26-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/27/17 2B Ian Kinsler Hamstring 10-day DL
05/26/17 C James McCann Hand 10-day DL (5/26)
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (5/11)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
05/24/17 P Nathan Karns Forearm 10-day DL (5/24)
04/02/17 3B Hunter Dozier Oblique 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Brian Flynn Ribs 60-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 23-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Norris has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.38 and a WHIP of 1.62. He has 44 strikeouts over his 49.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.35 and they have given up 148 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 144 hitters and walked 62 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 453 base hits and 223 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 170 batters and struck out 378. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .241, good for 20th in the league. The Tigers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 34 hits this season in 133 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 113. Victor Martinez is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 159 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .384. The Tigers have 397 hits, including 81 doubles and 59 home runs. Detroit has walked 197 times so far this season and they have struck out 435 times as a unit. They have left 339 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 226 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 21-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.98, Jason Hammel has a 1-6 record and a 1.69 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 46.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 60 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 150 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 153 batters and walked 78 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 409 base knocks and 198 earned runs this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 173 hitters and struck out 388 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 28th in the league. The Royals hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Salvador Perez comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .302. He has 45 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 169 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 114. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 45 hits in 171 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .363. The Royals as a unit have 368 base hits, including 59 doubles and 55 homers. Kansas City has walked 125 times this year and they have struck out on 369 occasions. They have had 301 men left on base and have an OPS of .664. They have scored 3.42 runs per game and totaled 164 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers +105
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