Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals 4/9/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Monday, April 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez vs. Jakob Junis
The Seattle Mariners visit Kauffman Stadium on Monday, April 9, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Felix Hernandez for the Mariners and Jakob Junis for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -105 and Kansas City at -105. The Mariners have a 5-2-0 over/under record and a 5-2-0 run line mark. The Royals are 3-3-0 against the run line and have a 1-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 5-2-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 1-5-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 3-3-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/04/18 DH Nelson Cruz Ankle 10-day DL (04/01)
03/31/18 C Mike Zunino Side 10-day DL (03/31)
03/29/18 RF Ben Gamel Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Back 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 4-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 7.71 and a WHIP of 1.61 this year. He has 5 strikeouts over his 9.1 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 24 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 28 hitters and walked 4 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 56 base hits and 33 earned runs. They have allowed 13 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 23 batters and struck out 50. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 5.44.
As a team Seattle is hitting .277, good for 3rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .440 with an on-base percentage of .517. He has 11 hits this season in 25 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .560 and an OPS+ of 208. Nelson Cruz is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 2 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 6 at bats. His OPS+ is 346 while his slugging percentage is at 1.333. The Mariners have 66 hits, including 13 doubles and 7 home runs. Seattle has walked 22 times so far this season and they have struck out 55 times as a unit. They have left 49 men on base and have a team OPS of .760. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 32 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 2-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Jakob Junis has a 1-0 record and a 0.57 WHIP this year. He has 6 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He allows 3.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 1.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.38 and they have given up 17 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 12 batters and walked 8 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 45 base knocks and 27 earned runs this season. They have given up 7 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 19 hitters and struck out 42 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .186, good for 29th in the league. The Royals hold a .271 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .250, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 5.8 hits per contest. Lucas Duda comes into this matchup batting .222 with an OBP of .263. He has 4 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 18 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 123. Cheslor Cuthbert is hitting .222 this season and he has an OBP of .286. He has collected 4 hits in 18 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 60 and a slugging percentage of .278. The Royals as a unit have 35 base hits, including 6 doubles and 2 homers. Kansas City has walked 15 times this year and they have struck out on 32 occasions. They have had 32 men left on base and have an OPS of .521. They have scored 2.5 runs per game and totaled 15 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -105 and over 8.5 total runs
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