Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals 7/23/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Monday, July 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Francisco Liriano vs. Heath Fillmyer
The Detroit Tigers visit Kauffman Stadium on Monday, July 23, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Francisco Liriano for the Tigers and Heath Fillmyer for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at -105 and Kansas City at -105. The Tigers have a 39-58-3 over/under record and a 51-49-0 run line mark. The Royals are 39-58-0 against the run line and have a 41-52-4 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 39-58-3 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 51-49-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 41-52-4 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 39-58-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
07/20/18 P Michael Fulmer Oblique 10-day DL (07/20)
06/24/18 P Johnny Barbato Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
07/11/18 P Ian Kennedy Oblique 10-day DL (07/11)
07/06/18 P Blaine Boyer Back 60-day DL (05/29)
06/27/18 P Justin Grimm Shoulder 10-day DL (06/24)
06/17/18 LF Jorge Soler Foot 10-day DL (06/16)
05/27/18 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 Tigers have a 42-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Francisco Liriano has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.67 and a WHIP of 1.41 this year. He has 63 strikeouts over his 79 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 342 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 301 hitters and walked 140 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 863 base hits and 426 earned runs. They have allowed 120 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 319 batters and struck out 744. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.45.
As a team Detroit is hitting .244, good for 19th in the league. The Tigers hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .307. He has 88 hits this season in 327 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .385 and an OPS+ of 88. Nick Castellanos is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 117 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 385 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Tigers have 833 hits, including 188 doubles and 81 home runs. Detroit has walked 260 times so far this season and they have struck out 820 times as a unit. They have left 677 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 391 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 29-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.45, Heath Fillmyer has a 0-1 record and a 1.47 WHIP this year. He has 7 strikeouts over the 15.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.47 and they have given up 355 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 251 batters and walked 151 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.36. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 946 base knocks and 512 earned runs this season. They have given up 134 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 345 hitters and struck out 683 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 4.90.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 23rd in the league. The Royals hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Mike Moustakas comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .309. He has 89 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 360 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .461 with an OPS+ of 109. Whit Merrifield is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 111 hits in 364 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Royals as a unit have 787 base hits, including 160 doubles and 80 homers. Kansas City has walked 252 times this year and they have struck out on 753 occasions. They have had 648 men left on base and have an OPS of .668. They have scored 3.58 runs per game and totaled 347 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -105 and over 9.5 total runs
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