Baltimore Orioles at Kansas City Royals 9/2/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, September 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. Jorge Lopez
The Baltimore Orioles visit Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, September 2, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are David Hess for the Orioles and Jorge Lopez for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +106 and Kansas City at -116. The Orioles have a 60-70-5 over/under record and a 56-79-0 run line mark. The Royals are 61-73-0 against the run line and have a 58-67-9 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 60-70-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 56-79-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 58-67-9 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 61-73-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/31/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 10-day DL (08/20); is out for season
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
07/31/18 3B Cheslor Cuthbert Back 60-day DL (05/16)
07/11/18 P Ian Kennedy Oblique 10-day DL (07/11)
06/27/18 P Justin Grimm Shoulder 10-day DL (06/24)
06/17/18 LF Jorge Soler Foot 60-day DL (06/16)
05/27/18 P Eric Skoglund Arm 60-day DL (05/26)
03/30/18 P Nathan Karns Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 CF Bubba Starling Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jesse Hahn Elbow 60-day DL (03/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 40-95 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Hess has a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 5.08 and a WHIP of 1.37 this year. He has 52 strikeouts over his 78 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 494 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 429 hitters and walked 234 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.15. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,311 base hits and 685 earned runs. They have allowed 193 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 491 batters and struck out 1,002. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.95.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .238, good for 27th in the league. The Orioles hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 142 hits this season in 499 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 104. Trey Mancini is hitting .241 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 115 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 477 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .413. The Orioles have 1,099 hits, including 208 doubles and 165 home runs. Baltimore has walked 365 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,167 times as a unit. They have left 865 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 3.93 runs per contest and have scored a total of 531 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 43-91 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.86, Jorge Lopez has a 0-4 record and a 1.65 WHIP this year. He has 25 strikeouts over the 33.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.18 and they have given up 480 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 365 batters and walked 206 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,277 base knocks and 680 earned runs this season. They have given up 175 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 476 hitters and struck out 967 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The Royals hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .377. He has 158 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 510 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .443 with an OPS+ of 125. Salvador Perez is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .274. He has collected 102 hits in 434 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .438. The Royals as a unit have 1,104 base hits, including 223 doubles and 124 homers. Kansas City has walked 353 times this year and they have struck out on 1,061 occasions. They have had 883 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They have scored 3.78 runs per game and totaled 507 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Orioles +106 and over 9.5 total runs
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