Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 7/14/2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Homer Bailey
Alex Gordon and the Kansas City Royals (31-61, 4th in AL Central) play the Detroit Tigers (28-58, 5th in AL Central) at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, July 14, 2019. The line on this matchup has the Tigers priced at +133 and the Royals are at -143. The over/under has been set at 10.
The Tigers have been a bad choice for wagerers, having gone 28-58-0 SU. Kansas City covers 33.7% of the time, going 31-61-0 straight up. The Royals have been a hot and cold choice for baseball wagerers as a favorite, going 6-6-0 SU. The Tigers are covering 29.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 21-50-0 straight up.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a pretty good Under pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 39-42-5.
The Tigers are covering 39.0% of the time away from home, having gone 16-25-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals are covering 36.4% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 16-28-0 SU.
The Royals have been a less than ideal Under pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 46-41-5.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
7/12/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/12/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
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
6/9/2019 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
7/12/2019 Danny Duffy SP Hand Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
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 28-58 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 0-6 record with an earned run average of 6.29 and a WHIP of 1.56 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 48.2 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He's allowed 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 336 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 287 hitters and walked 147 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 5.01. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 818 base hits and 429 earned runs. They have allowed 133 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 283 batters and struck out 697. 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 4.87.
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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 .294, 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 95 hits this season in 337 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .469 and an OPS+ of 112. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 288 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .396. The Tigers have 689 hits, including 165 doubles and 77 home runs. Detroit has walked 237 times so far this season and they have struck out 845 times as a unit. They have left 583 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 316 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 31-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.80, Homer Bailey has a 7-6 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 81 strikeouts over the 90 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 89 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 327 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 299 batters and walked 142 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 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 846 base knocks and 455 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 340 hitters and struck out 696 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Alex Gordon comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .354. He has 88 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 321 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .445 with an OPS+ of 112. Whit Merrifield is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 118 hits in 385 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .496. The Royals as a unit have 767 base hits, including 163 doubles and 90 homers. Kansas City has walked 258 times this year and they have struck out on 806 occasions. They have had 600 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 390 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals -143 and over 10 runs
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