Tuesday, April 25, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy vs. Dylan Covey
The Kansas City Royals head to U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Danny Duffy for the Royals and Dylan Covey for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Kansas City at -148 and Chicago at +138. The Royals have a 4-12-2 over/under mark and a 8-10-0 run line record. The White Sox are 9-8-0 against the run line and have a 5-11-1 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 4-12-2 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 8-10-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 5-11-1 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 9-8-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
04/23/17 C Salvador Perez Neck "?" Monday vs. Chicago White Sox
04/02/17 3B Hunter Dozier Oblique 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 LF Jorge Soler Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Brian Flynn Ribs 60-day DL
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (3/30)
04/22/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
04/21/17 P James Shields Back 10-day DL (4/18)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 7-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Duffy has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 1.32 and a WHIP of 1.02. He has 22 strikeouts over his 27.1 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He allows 5.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.91 and they have given up 46 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 45 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.29. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 131 base hits and 60 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 74 batters and struck out 138. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.85.
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As a team Kansas City is hitting .206, good for 30th in the league. The Royals hold a .326 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .269, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.8 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .452. He has 20 hits this season in 60 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 144. Salvador Perez is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .277. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 62 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .516. The Royals have 122 hits, including 15 doubles and 18 home runs. Kansas City has walked 48 times so far this season and they have struck out 145 times as a unit. They have left 108 men on base and have a team OPS of .595. They score 2.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 46 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 8-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.84, Dylan Covey has a 0-1 record and a 1.94 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 10.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 15 hits. He allows 13.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.79 and they have given up 34 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .177 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 66 batters and walked 21 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.09. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 122 base knocks and 52 earned runs this season. They have given up 22 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 65 hitters and struck out 139 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .211, good for 27th in the league. The White Sox hold a .332 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .274, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. Matt Davidson comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .333. He has 11 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 34 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .676 with an OPS+ of 186. Avisail Garcia is hitting .371 this season and he has an OBP of .426. He has collected 23 hits in 62 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 191 and a slugging percentage of .581. The White Sox as a unit have 117 base hits, including 24 doubles and 13 homers. Chicago has walked 41 times this year and they have struck out on 150 occasions. They have had 98 men left on base and have an OPS of .605. They have scored 3.24 runs per game and totaled 55 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +138
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