Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals 4/28/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, April 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Carson Fulmer vs. Eric Skoglund
The Chicago White Sox visit Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, April 28, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Carson Fulmer for the White Sox and Eric Skoglund for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +132 and Kansas City at -142. The White Sox have a 11-9-2 over/under record and a 11-11-0 run line mark. The Royals are 8-15-0 against the run line and have a 8-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 11-9-2 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 11-11-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 8-13-2 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 8-15-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/26/18 1B Jose Abreu Illness is "?" Friday vs Kansas City Royals
04/26/18 LF Nicky Delmonico Neck is "?" Friday vs Kansas City Royals
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 6-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carson Fulmer has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.67 this year. He has 15 strikeouts over his 18 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.17 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .279 against the bullpen and they've struck out 95 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.4 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 5.62. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 207 base hits and 124 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 110 batters and struck out 164. They have walked 5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.60 and their FIP as a unit is 4.79.
As a team Chicago is hitting .237, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .408 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. Tim Anderson is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 22 hits this season in 84 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .417 and an OPS+ of 105. Jose Abreu is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 84 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .536. The White Sox have 179 hits, including 31 doubles and 30 home runs. Chicago has walked 66 times so far this season and they have struck out 215 times as a unit. They have left 155 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 3.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 83 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 5-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.59, Eric Skoglund has a 0-2 record and a 1.57 WHIP this year. He has 10 strikeouts over the 14.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 18 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.81 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .285 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 53 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 5.21. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 204 base knocks and 117 earned runs this season. They have given up 31 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 79 hitters and struck out 152 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 5.02.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 15th in the league. The Royals hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Mike Moustakas comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .337. He has 30 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 97 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .608 with an OPS+ of 152. Whit Merrifield is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 22 hits in 87 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Royals as a unit have 187 base hits, including 34 doubles and 19 homers. Kansas City has walked 68 times this year and they have struck out on 164 occasions. They have had 168 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.26 runs per game and totaled 75 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -142 and over 9.5 total runs
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