Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Hammel vs. Johnny Cueto
The Kansas City Royals head to AT&T Park on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to take on the San Francisco Giants. The expected starting pitchers are Jason Hammel for the Royals and Johnny Cueto for the Giants.
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The odds for this matchup have Kansas City at +160 and San Francisco at -170. The Royals have a 26-33-3 over/under mark and a 29-33-0 run line record. The Giants are 27-38-0 against the run line and have a 29-31-5 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 26-33-3 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 29-33-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 29-31-5 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 27-38-0 against the run line
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 Brian Flynn Back 60-day DL (02/15)
05/24/17 P Nathan Karns Arm 10-day DL (05/21)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/11/17 2B Joe Panik Thumb "?" Tuesday vs. Kansas City
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
05/12/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (05/11)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Shoulder 60-day DL (04/20)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 28-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Hammel has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 5.43 and a WHIP of 1.49. He has 51 strikeouts over his 64.2 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 208 hitters and walked 98 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 550 base hits and 270 earned runs. They have allowed 70 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 219 batters and struck out 494. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
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As a team Kansas City is hitting .238, good for 27th in the league. The Royals hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 60 hits this season in 226 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 101. Mike Moustakas is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 222 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Royals have 496 hits, including 87 doubles and 74 home runs. Kansas City has walked 150 times so far this season and they have struck out 472 times as a unit. They have left 376 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 237 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 26-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.33, Johnny Cueto has a 5-5 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 81 strikeouts over the 81 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 82 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 177 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 589 base knocks and 275 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 191 hitters and struck out 511 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .347 with an OBP of .437. He has 66 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 190 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .521 with an OPS+ of 157. Eduardo Nunez is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 71 hits in 237 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .414. The Giants as a unit have 525 base hits, including 109 doubles and 49 homers. San Francisco has walked 190 times this year and they have struck out on 484 occasions. They have had 442 men left on base and have an OPS of .659. They have scored 3.68 runs per game and totaled 239 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Royals +160
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