Kansas City Royals at Milwaukee Brewers 6/27/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy vs. Brent Suter
The Kansas City Royals head to Miller Park on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 to take on the Milwaukee Brewers. The expected starting pitchers are Danny Duffy for the Royals and Brent Suter for the Brewers.
The odds for this matchup have Kansas City at +173 and Milwaukee at -183. The Royals have a 29-45-4 over/under mark and a 32-46-0 run line record. The Brewers are 44-33-0 against the run line and have a 30-45-2 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 29-45-4 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 32-46-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 30-45-2 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 44-33-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
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)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
06/24/18 CF Lorenzo Cain Groin is "?" Tuesday vs Kansas City Royals
06/24/18 3B Travis Shaw Wrist left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs Kansas City Royals
06/13/18 P Matt Albers Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
05/30/18 3B Tyler Saladino Ankle 10-day DL (05/30)
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 24-54 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Duffy has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 5.18 and a WHIP of 1.51 this year. He has 76 strikeouts over his 88.2 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.39 and they have given up 272 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the bullpen and they've struck out 198 hitters and walked 112 batters. 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 5.2. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 747 base hits and 403 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 268 batters and struck out 559. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.85.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .239, good for 21st in the league. The Royals hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 81 hits this season in 286 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .406 and an OPS+ of 112. Mike Moustakas is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 75 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 294 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Royals have 637 hits, including 130 doubles and 63 home runs. Kansas City has walked 210 times so far this season and they have struck out 578 times as a unit. They have left 525 men on base and have a team OPS of .669. They score 3.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 277 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 45-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.15, Brent Suter has a 8-4 record and a 1.15 WHIP this season. He has 67 strikeouts over the 82.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 78 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.73 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 334 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 564 base knocks and 265 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 275 hitters and struck out 676 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .365. He has 73 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 254 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .461 with an OPS+ of 120. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 77 hits in 265 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .438. The Brewers as a unit have 634 base hits, including 123 doubles and 95 homers. Milwaukee has walked 244 times this year and they have struck out on 692 occasions. They have had 508 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 334 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Brewers -183
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