Texas Rangers at Kansas City Royals 6/19/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Cole Hamels vs. Jason Hammel
The Texas Rangers visit Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Cole Hamels for the Rangers and Jason Hammel for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at -125 and Kansas City at +115. The Rangers have a 35-33-5 over/under record and a 34-39-0 run line mark. The Royals are 29-42-0 against the run line and have a 28-39-4 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 35-33-5 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 34-39-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 28-39-4 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 29-42-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/16/18 P Chris Martin Calf 10-day DL (06/12)
06/16/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 60-day DL (04/30)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 10-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 60-day DL (04/12)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
06/17/18 LF Jorge Soler Foot 10-day DL (06/16)
06/17/18 2B Whit Merrifield Leg left last game, is "?" Monday vs Texas Rangers
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 29-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Cole Hamels has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 85 strikeouts over his 85.1 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 242 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 234 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 702 base hits and 355 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 215 batters and struck out 535. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team Texas is hitting .231, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 74 hits this season in 270 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 125. Nomar Mazara is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 262 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .485. The Rangers have 562 hits, including 117 doubles and 82 home runs. Texas has walked 262 times so far this season and they have struck out 698 times as a unit. They have left 491 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 315 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 22-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.89, Jason Hammel has a 2-7 record and a 1.39 WHIP this year. He has 55 strikeouts over the 84.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.71 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .277 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 184 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.9 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 5.37. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 699 base knocks and 378 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 226 hitters and struck out 508 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.83.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .371. He has 77 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 262 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .424 with an OPS+ of 120. Mike Moustakas is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 71 hits in 271 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .476. The Royals as a unit have 589 base hits, including 121 doubles and 60 homers. Kansas City has walked 191 times this year and they have struck out on 516 occasions. They have had 482 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 3.69 runs per game and totaled 262 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +115 and over 9 total runs
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