Kansas City Royals at Baltimore Orioles 8/1/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ian Kennedy vs. Dylan Bundy
The Kansas City Royals visit Oriole Park on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Ian Kennedy for the Royals and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
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The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +106 and Baltimore at -116. The Royals have a 46-52-5 over/under record and a 56-47-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 49-55-0 against the run line and have a 55-46-3 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 46-52-5 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 56-47-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 55-46-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 49-55-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
06/26/17 P Nathan Karns Forearm 60-day DL (05/21)
06/02/17 RF Paulo Orlando Shin 60-day DL (06/01)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
07/30/17 RF Mark Trumbo Back "?" Monday vs. Kansas City Royals
07/05/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 60-day DL (05/19)
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 55-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 4.43 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 90 strikeouts over his 103.2 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 328 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 321 hitters and walked 149 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 912 base hits and 427 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 328 batters and struck out 780. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .256, good for 14th in the league. The Royals hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 127 hits this season in 396 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .497 and an OPS+ of 129. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 379 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Royals have 904 hits, including 165 doubles and 130 home runs. Kansas City has walked 249 times so far this season and they have struck out 777 times as a unit. They have left 646 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 454 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 50-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.53, Dylan Bundy has a 9-8 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 92 strikeouts over the 119.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 112 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 338 batters and walked 135 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.11. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1012 base knocks and 524 earned runs this season. They have given up 157 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 375 hitters and struck out 788 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 5.00.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 12th in the league. The Orioles hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .238 with an OBP of .300. He has 97 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 407 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 88. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 117 hits in 384 at bats while driving in 76 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .563. The Orioles as a unit have 928 base hits, including 169 doubles and 148 homers. Baltimore has walked 270 times this year and they have struck out on 895 occasions. They have had 676 men left on base and have an OPS of .744. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 483 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Orioles -116 and over 2 total runs
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