Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers 4/4/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy vs. Daniel Norris
The Kansas City Royals visit Comerica Park on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Danny Duffy for the Royals and Daniel Norris for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at -112 and Detroit at +102. The Royals have a 1-2-0 over/under record and a 0-3-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 1-3-0 against the run line and have a 2-2-0 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 0-3-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 1-3-0 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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/02/18 SS Jose Iglesias Calf is "?" Tuesday vs Kansas City Royals
03/26/18 P Johnny Barbato Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Mike Fiers Back 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 0-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Duffy had a 9-10 record with an earned run average of 3.81 and a WHIP of 1.26 last year. He had 130 strikeouts over his 146.1 innings pitched and he gave up 143 hits. He allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 10.64 and they have given up 14 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .304 against the bullpen and they've struck out 8 hitters and walked 6 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 11.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 8.31. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 32 base hits and 24 earned runs. They have allowed 7 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 13 batters and struck out 21. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.73 and their FIP as a unit is 6.13.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .206, good for 22nd in the league. The Royals hold a .320 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .282, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 6.7 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 116. Cheslor Cuthbert is hitting .500 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .556. He has totaled 3 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 6 at bats. His OPS+ is 209 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Royals have 20 hits, including 4 doubles and 2 home runs. Kansas City has walked 9 times so far this season and they have struck out 11 times as a unit. They have left 18 men on base and have a team OPS of .601. They score 3.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 11 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 1-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.31, Daniel Norris had a 5-8 record and a 1.61 WHIP last year. He had 86 strikeouts over the 101.2 innings he pitched. He also gave up 120 hits. He allowed 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.16 and they have given up 19 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .284 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 11 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.3 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 38 base knocks and 22 earned runs this season. They have given up 4 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 11 hitters and struck out 28 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.66.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 13th in the league. The Tigers hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .353 with an OBP of .450. He has 6 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 17 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .706 with an OPS+ of 226. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .412 this season and he has an OBP of .500. He has collected 7 hits in 17 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 243 and a slugging percentage of .706. The Tigers as a unit have 38 base hits, including 14 doubles and 2 homers. Detroit has walked 20 times this year and they have struck out on 29 occasions. They have had 34 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 5.5 runs per game and totaled 22 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers +102 and over 8.5 total runs
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