Cleveland Indians at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 7/3/2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Danny Duffy
Carlos Santana and the Cleveland Indians (45-38, 2nd in AL Central) go to Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday where they'll meet the Kansas City Royals (29-56, 5th in AL Central). The moneyline on this matchup has the Indians coming in at -160 and the Royals are at +150. The over/under is set at 9.
The Indians have been a pretty good play for MLB wagerers, having gone 45-38-0 SU. Kansas City is covering 34.1% of the time, going 29-56-0 straight up. The Indians have been pretty good for wagerers as the favorite, going 34-31-0 SU. The Royals are covering 32.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 24-50-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a rough Over play for over/under wagerers, having gone 35-45-3.
The Indians are covering 50.0% of the time away from home, having gone 20-20-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals are covering 37.5% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 15-25-0 SU.
The Royals have been a less than ideal Under play for over/under wagerers, having gone 42-38-5.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
6/29/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/27/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
6/27/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
6/25/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/25/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
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 Mike Clevinger has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 5.89 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 4.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.88. 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 6th 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 18th 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. Carlos Santana is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .411. He has 86 hits this season in 294 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .534 and an OPS+ of 146. Francisco Lindor is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 261 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .498. 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 29-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.43, Danny Duffy has a 3-4 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 69 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 68 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 295 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 281 batters and walked 127 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.07. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 771 base knocks and 419 earned runs this season. They have given up 113 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 654 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 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 4.85.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Royals hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .352. He has 108 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 356 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 124. Alex Gordon is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 78 hits in 297 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .441. The Royals as a unit have 707 base hits, including 151 doubles and 84 homers. Kansas City has walked 241 times this year and they have struck out on 742 occasions. They have had 554 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 364 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +150 and over 9 runs
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