Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 4/12/2019
Friday, April 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Brad Keller
The Cleveland Indians visit Kauffman Stadium on Friday, April 12, 2019 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Brad Keller for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -152 and Kansas City at +142. The Indians have a 5-6-0 over/under record and a 6-5-0 run line mark. The Royals are 5-6-0 against the run line and have a 8-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 5-6-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 6-5-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 8-2-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 5-6-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/09/19 P Mike Clevinger Back 10-day IL (04/09)
03/27/19 CF Bradley Zimmer Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day IL (03/24)
03/25/19 SS Francisco Lindor Calf 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Jason Kipnis Calf 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
03/25/19 C Salvador Perez Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Trevor Oaks Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Brian Flynn Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Duffy Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Eric Skoglund Suspension 80 game suspension
03/25/19 P Jesse Hahn Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 7-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 7.71 and a WHIP of 1.93 this season. He has 16 strikeouts over his 9.1 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 15.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.20 and they have given up 26 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 37 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.81. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 76 base hits and 30 earned runs. They have allowed 7 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 31 batters and struck out 125. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 11.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.12 and their FIP as a unit is 2.67.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .186, good for 30th in the league. The Indians hold a .311 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .272, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 5.7 hits per game. Jake Bauers is hitting .182 with an on-base percentage of .270. He has 6 hits this season in 33 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .333 and an OPS+ of 62. Carlos Santana is hitting .378 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .465. He has totaled 14 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 37 at bats. His OPS+ is 171 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Indians have 63 hits, including 18 doubles and 8 home runs. Cleveland has walked 40 times so far this season and they have struck out 114 times as a unit. They have left 62 men on base and have a team OPS of .582. They score 3.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 39 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 2-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.84, Brad Keller has a 1-1 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 19 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 5.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.04 and they have given up 48 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .304 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 33 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 10.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 6.12. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 110 base knocks and 66 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 47 hitters and struck out 91 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.62 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 17th in the league. The Royals hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Jorge Soler comes into this matchup batting .233 with an OBP of .283. He has 10 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 43 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .465 with an OPS+ of 102. Whit Merrifield is hitting .340 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 16 hits in 47 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .532. The Royals as a unit have 89 base hits, including 17 doubles and 9 homers. Kansas City has walked 29 times this year and they have struck out on 82 occasions. They have had 69 men left on base and have an OPS of .693. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 48 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +142
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