Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 7/26/2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Plesac vs. Jakob Junis
Kauffman Stadium is the venue where Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals (39-64, 4th in AL Central) will play the Cleveland Indians (59-42, 2nd in AL Central) on Friday. The Indians open this game at -110 while the Royals are priced at +100. The total is set at 10.
The Indians have been a very good pick for MLB bettors, having gone 59-42-0 SU. Kansas City covers 37.9% of the time, going 39-64-0 straight up. The Indians have been a very good pick for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 48-35-0 SU. Kansas City covers 34.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 30-57-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a terrible Over choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 43-54-4.
The Indians are covering 56.2% of the time as a visitor, having gone 27-21-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
Kansas City covers 42.0% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 21-29-0 SU.
The Royals have been an inconsistent Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 50-47-6.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
7/24/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/18/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/13/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/13/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/12/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
6/29/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
7/17/2019 Adalberto Mondesi SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
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 59-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Plesac has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.50 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 40 strikeouts over his 54 innings pitched and he's given up 39 hits. He's allowed 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.36 and they have given up 292 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 324 hitters and walked 96 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 789 base hits and 374 earned runs. They have allowed 133 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 278 batters and struck out 961. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .247, good for 20th in the league. The Indians hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .400. He has 101 hits this season in 361 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .518 and an OPS+ of 137. Francisco Lindor is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 338 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .503. The Indians have 829 hits, including 171 doubles and 131 home runs. Cleveland has walked 353 times so far this season and they have struck out 830 times as a unit. They have left 676 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 461 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 39-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.83, Jakob Junis has a 6-8 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 119.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 123 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 365 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 336 batters and walked 153 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 947 base knocks and 496 earned runs this season. They have given up 129 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 363 hitters and struck out 796 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .357. He has 132 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 432 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .495 with an OPS+ of 123. Alex Gordon is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 101 hits in 361 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .449. The Royals as a unit have 866 base hits, including 184 doubles and 100 homers. Kansas City has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 889 occasions. They have had 667 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 448 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +100 and over 10 runs
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