Wednesday, July 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jason Vargas vs. Ariel Miranda
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Kansas City Royals and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jason Vargas for the Royals and Ariel Miranda for the Mariners.
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Kansas City opens at +115 while Seattle opens at -125. The Royals have a 38-40-4 over/under record and a 43-39-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 39-45-0 against the run line and have a 39-41-4 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 38-40-4 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 43-39-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 39-41-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 39-45-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
07/01/17 P Matt Strahm Shoulder 10-day DL (07/01)
06/26/17 P Nathan Karns Arm 60-day DL (05/21)
06/02/17 RF Paulo Orlando Shin 60-day DL (06/01)
05/29/17 P Danny Duffy Oblique 10-day DL (05/29)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
07/03/17 DH Nelson Cruz Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Kansas City Royals
06/01/17 P Evan Marshall Hamstring 60-day DL (05/06)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 60-day DL (05/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 42-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jason Vargas has a 12-3 record with an earned run average of 2.22 and a WHIP of 1.12. He has 74 strikeouts over his 101.1 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 271 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 262 hitters and walked 121 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 724 base hits and 343 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 273 batters and struck out 633. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .250, good for 20th in the league. The Royals hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 84 hits this season in 297 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .444 and an OPS+ of 109. Mike Moustakas is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .305. He has totaled 79 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 293 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .553. The Royals have 696 hits, including 134 doubles and 100 home runs. Kansas City has walked 193 times so far this season and they have struck out 612 times as a unit. They have left 505 men on base and have a team OPS of .716. They score 4.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 339 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 41-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.82, Ariel Miranda has a 7-4 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 99 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 78 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 269 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 261 batters and walked 106 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 732 base knocks and 379 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 263 hitters and struck out 599 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.93.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .369. He has 79 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 276 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 133. Robinson Cano is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 82 hits in 293 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .498. The Mariners as a unit have 753 base hits, including 142 doubles and 93 homers. Seattle has walked 273 times this year and they have struck out on 668 occasions. They have had 573 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.81 runs per game and totaled 404 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +115 and under 2 total runs
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