Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals 7/4/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Ian Kennedy
The Cleveland Indians visit Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Trevor Bauer for the Indians and Ian Kennedy for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -230 and Kansas City at +212. The Indians have a 43-38-2 over/under record and a 40-43-0 run line mark. The Royals are 34-50-0 against the run line and have a 32-48-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 43-38-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 40-43-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 32-48-4 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 34-50-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/03/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf is out indefinitely
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 46-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 1.09 this year. He has 148 strikeouts over his 113.2 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 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 3.92. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 681 base hits and 326 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 197 batters and struck out 749. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.85.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .255, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Ramirez is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .402. He has 93 hits this season in 312 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .612 and an OPS+ of 167. Francisco Lindor is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 339 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .581. The Indians have 737 hits, including 169 doubles and 118 home runs. Cleveland has walked 271 times so far this season and they have struck out 675 times as a unit. They have left 574 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 5.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 418 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 25-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.11, Ian Kennedy has a 1-8 record and a 1.42 WHIP this year. He has 84 strikeouts over the 91.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.23 and they have given up 284 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 206 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.7 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 5.19. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 801 base knocks and 431 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 283 hitters and struck out 594 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 4.89.
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 .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .359. He has 90 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 312 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 113. Mike Moustakas is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 82 hits in 318 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .472. The Royals as a unit have 673 base hits, including 136 doubles and 67 homers. Kansas City has walked 219 times this year and they have struck out on 628 occasions. They have had 554 men left on base and have an OPS of .658. They have scored 3.46 runs per game and totaled 291 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +212 and over 9 total runs
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