Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: David Paulino vs. Jake Junis
Kauffman Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are David Paulino for the Astros and Jake Junis for the Royals.
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Houston opens at -134 while Kansas City opens at +124. The Astros have a 28-24-5 over/under record and a 35-22-0 run line mark. The Royals are 25-30-0 against the run line and have a 21-32-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 28-24-5 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 35-22-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 21-32-2 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 25-30-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
05/30/17 P Joe Musgrove Shoulder 10-day DL (5/27)
05/28/17 P Charlie Morton Back 10-day DL (05/25)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 10-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
06/02/17 RF Paulo Orlando Undisclosed 60-day DL (06/01)
05/29/17 P Danny Duffy Oblique 10-day DL (05/29)
05/28/17 P Scott Alexander Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
05/28/17 P Brian Flynn Back 60-day DL (02/15)
05/24/17 P Nathan Karns Arm 10-day DL (05/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 41-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Paulino has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 8 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.35 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the bullpen and they've struck out 241 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 438 base hits and 197 earned runs. They have allowed 69 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 175 batters and struck out 578. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
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As a team Houston is hitting .276, good for 2nd in the league. The Astros hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Carlos Correa is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .390. He has 63 hits this season in 200 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 158. Jose Altuve is hitting .323 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .391. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 217 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .516. The Astros have 542 hits, including 100 doubles and 90 home runs. Houston has walked 186 times so far this season and they have struck out 397 times as a unit. They have left 384 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 5.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 312 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 24-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.70, Jake Junis has a 1-0 record and a 1.95 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 6.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 6 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 183 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 171 batters and walked 88 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 477 base knocks and 236 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 197 hitters and struck out 431 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 28th in the league. The Royals hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Salvador Perez comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .290. He has 49 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 193 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .466 with an OPS+ of 98. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 54 hits in 198 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .384. The Royals as a unit have 430 base hits, including 72 doubles and 60 homers. Kansas City has walked 137 times this year and they have struck out on 406 occasions. They have had 342 men left on base and have an OPS of .667. They have scored 3.53 runs per game and totaled 194 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Royals +124
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