Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers 7/25/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy vs. Michael Fulmer
The Kansas City Royals visit Comerica Park on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Danny Duffy for the Royals and Michael Fulmer for the Tigers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +135 and Detroit at -145. The Royals have a 44-48-5 over/under record and a 50-47-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 48-49-0 against the run line and have a 51-40-6 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 44-48-5 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 50-47-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 51-40-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 48-49-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
07/01/17 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (07/01)
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
07/06/17 P Daniel Norris Groin 10-day DL (07/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 50-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Duffy has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 3.71 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 75 strikeouts over his 94.2 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 311 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 302 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 861 base hits and 409 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 309 batters and struck out 739. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .252, good for 20th in the league. The Royals hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 93 hits this season in 351 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 98. Eric Hosmer is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .497. The Royals have 832 hits, including 160 doubles and 122 home runs. Kansas City has walked 236 times so far this season and they have struck out 729 times as a unit. They have left 607 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 413 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 45-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.35, Michael Fulmer has a 10-7 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 89 strikeouts over the 126.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 112 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 298 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 275 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 895 base knocks and 462 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 335 hitters and struck out 729 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 7th in the league. The Tigers hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .346. He has 79 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 308 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .422 with an OPS+ of 106. Justin Upton is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 92 hits in 329 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .511. The Tigers as a unit have 867 base hits, including 180 doubles and 118 homers. Detroit has walked 341 times this year and they have struck out on 788 occasions. They have had 674 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 4.89 runs per game and totaled 474 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers -145
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