Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 6/7/2019
Friday, June 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ivan Nova vs. Homer Bailey
Kauffman Stadium is the venue where Adalberto Mondesi and the Kansas City Royals (19-42, 5th in AL Central) will play the Chicago White Sox (29-32, 3rd in AL Central) on Friday. The moneyline on this contest has the White Sox coming in at +109 and the Royals are at -119. The over/under opens at 10.
The White Sox have been solid for oddsmakers, having gone 29-32-0 SU. Kansas City covers 31.1% of the time, going 19-42-0 straight up. The Royals have been a hot and cold pick for bettors as a favorite, going 3-3-0 SU. Chicago has went 17-25-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 40.5% of the time.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a good Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 28-32-1.
Chicago covers 40.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 12-18-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
Kansas City covers 36.7% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 11-19-0 SU.
The Royals have been a hot and cold Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 30-27-4.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/3/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/13/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
6/5/2019 Lucas Duda DH Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 6
6/3/2019 Hunter Dozier 3B Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
6/1/2019 Jesse Hahn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
3/28/2019 Trevor Oaks SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Salvador Perez C Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 29-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ivan Nova has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 6.24 and a WHIP of 1.64 this season. He has 40 strikeouts over his 66.1 innings pitched and he's given up 91 hits. He's allowed 12.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 190 hitters and walked 97 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 522 base hits and 286 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 228 batters and struck out 476. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.96.
As a team Chicago is hitting .253, good for 14th in the league. The White Sox hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .302. He has 61 hits this season in 240 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 116. Tim Anderson is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 205 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .493. The White Sox have 515 hits, including 89 doubles and 69 home runs. Chicago has walked 156 times so far this season and they have struck out 587 times as a unit. They have left 408 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 261 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 19-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.05, Homer Bailey has a 4-6 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 55 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 221 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 209 batters and walked 96 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.3. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 558 base knocks and 314 earned runs this season. They have given up 73 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 232 hitters and struck out 476 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.66.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 21st in the league. The Royals hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Adalberto Mondesi comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .316. He has 68 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 243 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .477 with an OPS+ of 108. Whit Merrifield is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 74 hits in 252 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Royals as a unit have 501 base hits, including 97 doubles and 62 homers. Kansas City has walked 183 times this year and they have struck out on 532 occasions. They have had 396 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.25 runs per game and totaled 259 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -119
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