Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 7/12/2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Norris vs. Danny Duffy
Kauffman Stadium is the site where Alex Gordon and the Kansas City Royals (30-61, 4th in AL Central) will take on the Detroit Tigers (28-57, 5th in AL Central) on Friday. The line on this game has the Tigers coming in at +116 and the Royals are at -126. The total opens at 9.5.
The Tigers have been an awful play for MLB bettors, having gone 28-57-0 SU. Kansas City covers 33.0% of the time, going 30-61-0 straight up. The Royals have been an inconsistent play for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 5-6-0 SU. Detroit has gone 21-49-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 30.0% of the time.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a pretty good Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 38-42-5.
Detroit covers 40.0% of the time away from home, having gone 16-24-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals cover 34.9% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 15-28-0 SU.
The Royals have been a less than ideal Under pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 45-41-5.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
7/10/2019 Spencer Turnbull SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/8/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/5/2019 Victor Alcantara RP Mouth Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
7/4/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 14
6/14/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/9/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
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 Tigers have a 28-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Norris has a 2-8 record with an earned run average of 4.96 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 71 strikeouts over his 90.2 innings pitched and he's given up 106 hits. He's allowed 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 331 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 282 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 809 base hits and 422 earned runs. They have allowed 130 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 279 batters and struck out 691. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.84.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .233, good for 28th in the league. The Tigers hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 94 hits this season in 333 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .468 and an OPS+ of 111. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 283 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .399. The Tigers have 680 hits, including 161 doubles and 77 home runs. Detroit has walked 233 times so far this season and they have struck out 835 times as a unit. They have left 576 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 311 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 30-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.28, Danny Duffy has a 3-5 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 61 strikeouts over the 75.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 73 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 324 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 292 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 837 base knocks and 450 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 336 hitters and struck out 686 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Royals hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Alex Gordon comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .352. He has 88 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 320 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 112. Whit Merrifield is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 117 hits in 382 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Royals as a unit have 758 base hits, including 160 doubles and 87 homers. Kansas City has walked 254 times this year and they have struck out on 800 occasions. They have had 596 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 382 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -126 and over 9.5 runs
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