Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians 4/6/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, April 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy vs. Carlos Carrasco
The Kansas City Royals visit Progressive Field on Friday, April 6, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Danny Duffy for the Royals and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +213 and Cleveland at -231. The Royals have a 1-3-0 over/under record and a 1-3-0 run line mark. The Indians are 1-5-0 against the run line and have a 3-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 1-3-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 3-3-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 1-5-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
03/30/18 SS Adalberto Mondesi Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Nathan Karns Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/28/18 C Salvador Perez Knee 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)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B Giovanny Urshela Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 1-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Duffy has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 11.25 and a WHIP of 2.25 this year. He has 5 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He allows 15.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 11.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 9.00 and they have given up 14 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 10 hitters and walked 6 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.17. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 35 base hits and 24 earned runs. They have allowed 7 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 14 batters and struck out 29. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 5.03.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .197, good for 26th in the league. The Royals hold a .291 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .261, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.3 hits per game. Lucas Duda is hitting .200 with an on-base percentage of .273. He has 2 hits this season in 10 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 111. Cheslor Cuthbert is hitting .400 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .462. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 10 at bats. His OPS+ is 172 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Royals have 25 hits, including 5 doubles and 2 home runs. Kansas City has walked 10 times so far this season and they have struck out 14 times as a unit. They have left 22 men on base and have a team OPS of .552. They score 3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 12 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 2-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.94, Carlos Carrasco has a 1-0 record and a 1.24 WHIP this year. He has 4 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 6.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 16 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 6 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 49 base knocks and 28 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 15 hitters and struck out 47 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 5.16.
As a team, they are batting .161, good for 30th in the league. The Indians hold a .298 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .262, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 5.5 hits per contest. Yonder Alonso comes into this matchup batting .227 with an OBP of .320. He has 5 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 22 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 143. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .200 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 4 hits in 20 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 174 and a slugging percentage of .650. The Indians as a unit have 33 base hits, including 4 doubles and 8 homers. Cleveland has walked 25 times this year and they have struck out on 58 occasions. They have had 39 men left on base and have an OPS of .559. They have scored 3.5 runs per game and totaled 21 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -231 and over 8 total runs
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