Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 6/8/2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Lucas Giolito vs. Brad Keller
Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals (19-43, 5th in AL Central) host the Chicago White Sox (29-32, 3rd in AL Central) at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The White Sox open this game at -123 while the Royals are coming in at +113. The total is set at 8.5.
The White Sox have been hot and cold for baseball bettors, having gone 29-32-0 SU. The Royals cover 30.6% of the time, going 19-43-0 straight up. The White Sox have been great for MLB wagerers as a favorite, going 12-7-0 SU. The Royals cover 28.6% of the time as an underdog, having gone 16-40-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a good Under play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 28-32-1.
Chicago is covering 40.0% of the time on the road, having gone 12-18-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals cover 35.5% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 11-20-0 SU.
The Royals have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 31-27-4.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/3/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
5/13/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
6/6/2019 Lucas Duda DH Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
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 Lucas Giolito has a 8-1 record with an earned run average of 2.54 and a WHIP of 0.95 this season. He has 78 strikeouts over his 67.1 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He's allowed 5.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.63. 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 24th 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 9th 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 4.95.
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 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .322 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 66 hits this season in 205 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 126. Jose Abreu is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 61 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 240 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .521. 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 19-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Brad Keller has a 3-7 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 54 strikeouts over the 78 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 71 hits. He's allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.91 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 215 batters and walked 100 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 5.33. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 567 base knocks and 321 earned runs this season. They have given up 74 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 238 hitters and struck out 484 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 .246, good for 20th in the league. The Royals hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .344. He has 75 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 257 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 119. Adalberto Mondesi is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .310. He has collected 68 hits in 248 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .468. The Royals as a unit have 515 base hits, including 100 doubles and 65 homers. Kansas City has walked 184 times this year and they have struck out on 543 occasions. They have had 406 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 264 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +113
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