Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 7/27/2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Glenn Sparkman
Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians (60-42, 2nd in AL Central) travel to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Kansas City Royals (39-65, 4th in AL Central). The line on this matchup has the Indians coming in at -188 and the Royals are at +177. The O/U opens at 9.
The Indians have been bad for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 60-42-0 SU. Kansas City covers 37.5% of the time, going 39-65-0 straight up. The Indians have been a very good pick for baseball wagerers as favorites, going 49-35-0 SU. Kansas City has gone 30-58-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 34.1% of the time.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a great Under play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 43-55-4.
Cleveland covers 57.1% of the time away from home, having gone 28-21-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals cover 41.2% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 21-30-0 SU.
The Royals have been a good Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 50-48-6.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
7/25/2019 Tyler Naquin RF Hamstring Probable for Jul 26
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 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/12/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
6/29/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
7/25/2019 Jesse Hahn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
7/24/2019 Jake Junis SP Paternity List Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/17/2019 Adalberto Mondesi SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
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 60-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.61 and a WHIP of 1.04 this season. He has 65 strikeouts over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's given up 29 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 296 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 330 hitters and walked 101 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.75. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 800 base hits and 378 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 285 batters and struck out 968. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .247, good for 19th in the league. The Indians hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 102 hits this season in 346 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .512 and an OPS+ of 120. Carlos Santana is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .405. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 365 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .518. The Indians have 843 hits, including 174 doubles and 133 home runs. Cleveland has walked 362 times so far this season and they have struck out 836 times as a unit. They have left 693 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 466 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 39-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.67, Glenn Sparkman has a 3-6 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 79 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 374 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 342 batters and walked 161 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 4.9. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 961 base knocks and 500 earned runs this season. They have given up 131 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 372 hitters and struck out 802 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 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .404 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. Alex Gordon comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .358. He has 104 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 367 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .450 with an OPS+ of 113. Whit Merrifield is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 133 hits in 437 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Royals as a unit have 877 base hits, including 185 doubles and 101 homers. Kansas City has walked 301 times this year and they have struck out on 896 occasions. They have had 681 men left on base and have an OPS of .715. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 452 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +177 and over 9 runs
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