Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals 4/27/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, April 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Reynaldo Lopez vs. Danny Duffy
The Chicago White Sox visit Kauffman Stadium on Friday, April 27, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox and Danny Duffy for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +130 and Kansas City at -140. The White Sox have a 11-9-1 over/under record and a 10-11-0 run line mark. The Royals are 8-14-0 against the run line and have a 8-13-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 11-9-1 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 10-11-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 8-13-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 8-14-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/26/18 RF Avisail Garcia Hamstring 10-day DL (04/24)
04/24/18 P Danny Farquhar Head 60-day DL (04/21)
04/23/18 P Miguel Gonzalez Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (04/23)
03/29/18 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Kevan Smith Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
04/25/18 P Justin Grimm Back 10-day DL (04/22)
04/24/18 P Ian Kennedy Foot left last start, is "?" for next start
03/30/18 SS Adalberto Mondesi Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Nathan Karns Elbow 10-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 White Sox have a 5-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 1.50 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 23 strikeouts over his 24 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 4.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.27 and they have given up 91 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the bullpen and they've struck out 91 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.74. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 196 base hits and 121 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 108 batters and struck out 158. They have walked 5.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.60 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
As a team Chicago is hitting .236, good for 17th in the league. The White Sox hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 24 hits this season in 84 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .536 and an OPS+ of 144. Tim Anderson is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 79 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .443. The White Sox have 170 hits, including 31 doubles and 25 home runs. Chicago has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 209 times as a unit. They have left 150 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 3.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 77 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 5-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.26, Danny Duffy has a 0-3 record and a 1.52 WHIP this year. He has 25 strikeouts over the 25.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.15 and they have given up 79 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .286 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 52 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 195 base knocks and 111 earned runs this season. They have given up 26 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 77 hitters and struck out 146 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.80.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 15th in the league. The Royals hold a .359 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .253 with an OBP of .320. He has 22 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 87 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .391 with an OPS+ of 95. Mike Moustakas is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 28 hits in 92 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .609. The Royals as a unit have 176 base hits, including 31 doubles and 18 homers. Kansas City has walked 66 times this year and they have struck out on 158 occasions. They have had 157 men left on base and have an OPS of .664. They have scored 3.27 runs per game and totaled 72 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -140 and over 9 total runs
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