Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals 7/3/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Shane Bieber vs. Danny Duffy
The Cleveland Indians visit Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Shane Bieber for the Indians and Danny Duffy for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -200 and Kansas City at +185. The Indians have a 42-38-2 over/under record and a 39-43-0 run line mark. The Royals are 34-49-0 against the run line and have a 31-48-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 42-38-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 39-43-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 31-48-4 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 34-49-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
06/17/18 P Carlos Carrasco Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
06/17/18 P Tyler Olson Side 10-day DL (06/17)
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
06/27/18 P Justin Grimm Shoulder 10-day DL (06/24)
06/17/18 LF Jorge Soler Foot 10-day DL (06/16)
05/31/18 P Blaine Boyer Back 10-day DL (05/29)
05/27/18 P Eric Skoglund Arm 60-day DL (05/26)
05/21/18 3B Cheslor Cuthbert Back 10-day DL (05/16)
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 Indians have a 45-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shane Bieber has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 2.22 and a WHIP of 1.32 this year. He has 27 strikeouts over his 24.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.17 and they have given up 215 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 217 hitters and walked 72 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 673 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 104 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 197 batters and struck out 744. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.85.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .255, good for 8th in the league. The Indians hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Ramirez is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .399. He has 91 hits this season in 308 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .607 and an OPS+ of 163. Francisco Lindor is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 335 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .564. The Indians have 726 hits, including 166 doubles and 116 home runs. Cleveland has walked 269 times so far this season and they have struck out 673 times as a unit. They have left 568 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 409 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 25-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.94, Danny Duffy has a 4-7 record and a 1.49 WHIP this year. He has 83 strikeouts over the 94.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 95 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.30 and they have given up 281 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 206 batters and walked 119 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.16. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 790 base knocks and 423 earned runs this season. They have given up 119 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 281 hitters and struck out 592 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Royals hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .360. He has 89 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 308 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .403 with an OPS+ of 112. Mike Moustakas is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 81 hits in 314 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .471. The Royals as a unit have 665 base hits, including 135 doubles and 66 homers. Kansas City has walked 219 times this year and they have struck out on 623 occasions. They have had 550 men left on base and have an OPS of .659. They have scored 3.47 runs per game and totaled 288 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +185 and over 8.5 total runs
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