Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals 4/29/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs. Ian Kennedy
The Chicago White Sox visit Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, April 29, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Hector Santiago for the White Sox and Ian Kennedy for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +115 and Kansas City at -125. The White Sox have a 12-9-2 over/under record and a 12-11-0 run line mark. The Royals are 8-16-0 against the run line and have a 9-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 12-9-2 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 12-11-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 9-13-2 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 8-16-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/27/18 LF Nicky Delmonico Neck is "?" Saturday 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 7-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.31 this year. He has 15 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.91 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 97 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.41. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 219 base hits and 126 earned runs. They have allowed 23 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 111 batters and struck out 168. They have walked 4.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.57 and their FIP as a unit is 4.77.
As a team Chicago is hitting .240, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 24 hits this season in 89 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .427 and an OPS+ of 108. Jose Abreu is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 89 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .517. The White Sox have 191 hits, including 33 doubles and 32 home runs. Chicago has walked 67 times so far this season and they have struck out 221 times as a unit. They have left 159 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 90 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 5-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.46, Ian Kennedy has a 1-3 record and a 1.42 WHIP this year. He has 22 strikeouts over the 26 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.72 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .287 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 56 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.24. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 216 base knocks and 124 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 80 hitters and struck out 158 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.00.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 14th in the league. The Royals hold a .364 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Mike Moustakas comes into this matchup batting .311 with an OBP of .336. He has 32 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 103 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .621 with an OPS+ of 155. Whit Merrifield is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 24 hits in 92 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .402. The Royals as a unit have 199 base hits, including 36 doubles and 20 homers. Kansas City has walked 69 times this year and they have struck out on 168 occasions. They have had 178 men left on base and have an OPS of .672. They have scored 3.29 runs per game and totaled 79 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -125 and over 8.5 total runs
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