Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox MLB Parlay 5/27/2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Homer Bailey vs. Ivan Nova
Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox (23-28, 3rd in AL Central) play the Kansas City Royals (17-34, 5th in AL Central) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday, May 27, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Royals coming in at +105 and the White Sox are at -115. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Royals have been strong for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 17-34-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 45.1% of the time, going 23-28-0 straight up. The White Sox have been a strong pick for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 8-6-0 SU. The Royals are covering 31.1% of the time as the underdog, having gone 14-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a very good Over play for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 27-20-4.
The Royals are covering 29.2% of the time as the visitor, having gone 7-17-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox are covering 45.8% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 11-13-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a solid Under play for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 25-25-1.
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
5/25/2019 Lucas Duda DH Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
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
2/19/2019 Jesse Hahn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
5/25/2019 Tim Anderson SS Wrist Probable for May 26
5/25/2019 Welington Castillo C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/24/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/13/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 17-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Homer Bailey has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 6.13 and a WHIP of 1.53 this season. He has 44 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.92 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 172 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.28. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 464 base hits and 263 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 200 batters and struck out 398. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.75.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Royals hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 62 hits this season in 209 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of 132. Adalberto Mondesi is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 203 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .488. The Royals have 417 hits, including 87 doubles and 51 home runs. Kansas City has walked 168 times so far this season and they have struck out 432 times as a unit. They have left 336 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 228 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 23-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.96, Ivan Nova has a 3-4 record and a 1.77 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He's allowing 13.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 161 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 170 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.1. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 446 base knocks and 247 earned runs this season. They have given up 76 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 205 hitters and struck out 407 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 5.03.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 14th in the league. The White Sox hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .337 with an OBP of .369. He has 60 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 178 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of 134. Yoan Moncada is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 56 hits in 198 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .495. The White Sox as a unit have 428 base hits, including 75 doubles and 60 homers. Chicago has walked 132 times this year and they have struck out on 494 occasions. They have had 344 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 218 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox -115
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