Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox 9/24/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Sunday, September 24, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Ian Kennedy vs. Lucas Giolito
The Kansas City Royals visit U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday, September 24, 2017 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Ian Kennedy for the Royals and Lucas Giolito for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at -115 and Chicago at +105. The Royals have a 72-75-6 over/under record and a 73-80-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 82-71-0 against the run line and have a 72-75-6 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 72-75-6 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 73-80-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 72-75-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 82-71-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
09/22/17 P Ian Kennedy Paternity List out indefinitely
09/22/17 C Salvador Perez Jaw left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Chicago White Sox
08/30/17 P Brian Flynn Groin 10-day DL (08/30)
08/19/17 P Neftali Feliz Elbow 10-day DL (08/19)
06/26/17 P Nathan Karns Forearm 60-day DL (05/21)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
09/08/17 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 10-day DL (09/08)
09/07/17 P Jake Petricka Elbow 10-day DL (09/05)
09/02/17 CF Leury Garcia Thumb 10-day DL (09/02)
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (05/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 75-78 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ian Kennedy has a 4-12 record with an earned run average of 5.39 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 117 strikeouts over his 143.2 innings pitched and he's given up 132 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 519 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 473 hitters and walked 228 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 1,393 base hits and 693 earned runs. They have allowed 186 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 485 batters and struck out 1,147. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .261, good for 9th in the league. The Royals hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 184 hits this season in 575 at bats with 91 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .501 and an OPS+ of 132. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 169 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 558 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .443. The Royals have 1,370 base hits, including 243 doubles and 184 homers. Kansas City has walked 368 times so far this year and they have struck out 1,101 times as a team. They have left 958 runners on base and have a team OPS of .734. They tally 4.39 runs per contest and have totaled 672 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 62-91 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.58, Lucas Giolito has a 2-3 record and a 0.99 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 38.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 473 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 481 batters and walked 225 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,325 base knocks and 716 earned runs this season. They have given up 233 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 596 hitters and struck out 1,128 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 5.21.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .282. He has 146 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 555 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .416 with an OPS+ of 86. Jose Abreu is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 181 hits in 594 at bats while driving in 98 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .551. The White Sox as a team have 1,345 base knocks, including 242 doubles and 178 home runs. Chicago has walked 380 times this season and they have struck out 1,320 times. They have had 1,000 runners left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.41 runs per contest and totaled 674 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox +105 and over 9.5 total runs
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