Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 4/13/2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jefry Rodriguez vs. Homer Bailey
The Cleveland Indians visit Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, April 13, 2019 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Jefry Rodriguez for the Indians and Homer Bailey for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -115 and Kansas City at +105. The Indians have a 5-7-0 over/under record and a 7-5-0 run line mark. The Royals are 6-6-0 against the run line and have a 9-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 5-7-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 7-5-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 9-2-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 6-6-0 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
04/11/19 CF Billy Hamilton Knee is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs Cleveland Indians
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 8-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jefry Rodriguez is expected to make his season debut for Cleveland. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.08 and they have given up 26 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 38 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.3 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.57. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 79 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 32 batters and struck out 132. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 11.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.06 and their FIP as a unit is 2.59.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .198, good for 29th in the league. The Indians hold a .324 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.2 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .425 with an on-base percentage of .521. He has 17 hits this season in 40 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .575 and an OPS+ of 196. Leonys Martin is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 9 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 38 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Indians have 74 hits, including 20 doubles and 9 home runs. Cleveland has walked 46 times so far this season and they have struck out 122 times as a unit. They have left 72 men on base and have a team OPS of .610. They score 3.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 43 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 2-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.00, Homer Bailey has a 0-1 record and a 1.70 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He's allowing 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.44 and they have given up 57 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .320 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 37 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 10.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 6.14. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 122 base knocks and 73 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 49 hitters and struck out 100 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.60 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 19th in the league. The Royals hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .339. He has 16 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 53 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .472 with an OPS+ of 120. Jorge Soler is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .294. He has collected 12 hits in 48 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .542. The Royals as a unit have 97 base hits, including 21 doubles and 12 homers. Kansas City has walked 33 times this year and they have struck out on 96 occasions. They have had 79 men left on base and have an OPS of .706. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 54 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +105
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