Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 7/2/2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Jakob Junis
Kauffman Stadium is the site where Alex Gordon and the Kansas City Royals (29-55, 4th in AL Central) will play the Cleveland Indians (45-38, 2nd in AL Central) on Tuesday. The Indians open this matchup at -164 while the Royals are priced at +154. The over/under is set at 9.
The Indians have been less than ideal for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 45-38-0 SU. Kansas City is covering 34.5% of the time, going 29-55-0 straight up. The Indians have been a decent choice for wagerers as favorites, going 34-31-0 SU. Kansas City has gone 24-49-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 32.9% of the time.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a great Under pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 35-45-3.
Cleveland is covering 50.0% of the time away from home, having gone 20-20-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
Kansas City is covering 37.5% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 15-25-0 SU.
The Royals have been a dicey Under pick for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 41-38-5.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
6/29/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/27/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
6/27/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/25/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/25/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/5/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
6/29/2019 Adalberto Mondesi SS Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/10/2019 Jesse Hahn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
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 Indians have a 45-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 3.55 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 134 strikeouts over his 119 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He's allowed 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 250 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 269 hitters and walked 84 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 667 base hits and 327 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 235 batters and struck out 781. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Indians hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 76 hits this season in 261 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .498 and an OPS+ of 120. Carlos Santana is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .411. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 294 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .534. The Indians have 651 hits, including 127 doubles and 104 home runs. Cleveland has walked 296 times so far this season and they have struck out 698 times as a unit. They have left 556 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 357 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 29-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.23, Jakob Junis has a 4-7 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 88 strikeouts over the 94.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 105 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 286 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 279 batters and walked 124 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 753 base knocks and 408 earned runs this season. They have given up 110 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 301 hitters and struck out 651 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.80.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Royals hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Alex Gordon comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .345. He has 78 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 293 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 110. Whit Merrifield is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 106 hits in 352 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .497. The Royals as a unit have 698 base hits, including 149 doubles and 84 homers. Kansas City has walked 240 times this year and they have struck out on 734 occasions. They have had 550 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 360 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +154 and over 9 runs
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