Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 4/14/2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Jakob Junis
The Cleveland Indians visit Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, April 14, 2019 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Corey Kluber for the Indians and Jakob Junis for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -157 and Kansas City at +147. The Indians have a 6-7-0 over/under record and a 7-6-0 run line mark. The Royals are 7-6-0 against the run line and have a 10-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 6-7-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 7-6-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 10-2-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 7-6-0 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
04/12/19 CF Billy Hamilton Knee is questionable Saturday 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 8-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.47 this season. He has 17 strikeouts over his 16.1 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He's allowed 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.93 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the bullpen and they've struck out 46 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.2 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 2.95. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 92 base hits and 37 earned runs. They have allowed 8 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 37 batters and struck out 141. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 11.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.14 and their FIP as a unit is 2.78.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .193, good for 29th in the league. The Indians hold a .319 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.0 hits per game. Leonys Martin is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 10 hits this season in 40 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 132. Carlos Santana is hitting .415 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .538. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 41 at bats. His OPS+ is 194 while his slugging percentage is at .561. The Indians have 78 hits, including 21 doubles and 10 home runs. Cleveland has walked 52 times so far this season and they have struck out 134 times as a unit. They have left 82 men on base and have a team OPS of .605. They score 3.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 44 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 3-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.74, Jakob Junis has a 1-1 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 15.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 11.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.05 and they have given up 58 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .312 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 39 batters and walked 25 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.74. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 126 base knocks and 74 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 55 hitters and struck out 112 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.56 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 16th in the league. The Royals hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jorge Soler comes into this matchup batting .231 with an OBP of .286. He has 12 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 52 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 106. Whit Merrifield is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 19 hits in 58 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Royals as a unit have 110 base hits, including 25 doubles and 13 homers. Kansas City has walked 38 times this year and they have struck out on 105 occasions. They have had 89 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 62 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +147
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