Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 6/9/2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Reynaldo Lopez vs. Glenn Sparkman
Adalberto Mondesi and the Kansas City Royals (20-43, 5th in AL Central) play the Chicago White Sox (29-33, 3rd in AL Central) at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The Royals open this matchup at -120 while the White Sox are priced at +110. The O/U opens at 10.5.
The White Sox have been a less than ideal bet for baseball bettors, having gone 29-33-0 SU. Kansas City covers 31.8% of the time, going 20-43-0 straight up. The Royals have been a great play for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 4-3-0 SU. Chicago covers 39.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 17-26-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a good Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 29-32-1.
The White Sox are covering 38.7% of the time away from home, having gone 12-19-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals are covering 37.5% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 12-20-0 SU.
The Royals have been a hot and cold Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 32-27-4.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
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
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
6/7/2019 Lucas Duda DH Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
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 29-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 6.62 and a WHIP of 1.67 this season. He has 64 strikeouts over his 69.1 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He's allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 181 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 191 hitters and walked 98 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 532 base hits and 292 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 230 batters and struck out 483. 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 4.90.
As a team Chicago is hitting .253, good for 14th in the league. The White Sox hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .301. He has 62 hits this season in 244 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 115. Tim Anderson is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 67 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 209 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .493. The White Sox have 525 hits, including 93 doubles and 69 home runs. Chicago has walked 158 times so far this season and they have struck out 595 times as a unit. They have left 415 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 265 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 20-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.77, Glenn Sparkman has a 1-1 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 32 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.88 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 220 batters and walked 101 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 5.31. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 577 base knocks and 325 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 240 hitters and struck out 492 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 4.61.
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 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Adalberto Mondesi comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .316. He has 71 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 252 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .476 with an OPS+ of 108. Whit Merrifield is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 77 hits in 261 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .487. The Royals as a unit have 525 base hits, including 103 doubles and 65 homers. Kansas City has walked 186 times this year and they have struck out on 550 occasions. They have had 412 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 270 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -120
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