Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 7/28/2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Danny Duffy
Kauffman Stadium is the venue where Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals (39-66, 4th in AL Central) will play the Cleveland Indians (61-42, 2nd in AL Central) on Sunday. The Royals open this matchup at +155 while the Indians are coming in at -165. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Indians have been great for MLB bettors, having gone 61-42-0 SU. The Royals cover 37.1% of the time, going 39-66-0 straight up. The Indians have been great for MLB bettors as favorites, going 50-35-0 SU. Kansas City is covering 33.7% of the time as the underdog, having gone 30-59-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been an excellent Under play for O/U wagerers, having gone 44-55-4.
Cleveland is covering 58.0% of the time away from home, having gone 29-21-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
Kansas City is covering 40.4% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 21-31-0 SU.
The Royals have been a decent Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 51-48-6.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
7/26/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/26/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
7/26/2019 Carlos Santana 1B Shoulder Probable for Jul 27
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
7/12/2019 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
7/26/2019 Adalberto Mondesi SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/25/2019 Jesse Hahn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 8
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 61-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 9-7 record with an earned run average of 3.49 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 179 strikeouts over his 152.1 innings pitched and he's given up 118 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.33 and they have given up 299 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 3.73. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 809 base hits and 380 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 287 batters and struck out 972. 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 4.09.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .249, good for 17th in the league. The Indians hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .405. He has 103 hits this season in 365 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .518 and an OPS+ of 139. Francisco Lindor is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 351 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Indians have 856 hits, including 176 doubles and 134 home runs. Cleveland has walked 367 times so far this season and they have struck out 842 times as a unit. They have left 701 men on base and have a team OPS of .748. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 474 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 39-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.32, Danny Duffy has a 4-5 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 80 strikeouts over the 89.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 90 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 343 batters and walked 164 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 974 base knocks and 507 earned runs this season. They have given up 132 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 377 hitters and struck out 808 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .402 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 .302 with an OBP of .357. He has 133 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 441 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .488 with an OPS+ of 121. Alex Gordon is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 105 hits in 372 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .446. The Royals as a unit have 886 base hits, including 185 doubles and 101 homers. Kansas City has walked 303 times this year and they have struck out on 900 occasions. They have had 689 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 455 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +155 and over 9.5 runs
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