Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox MLB Parlay 5/28/2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Brad Keller vs. Lucas Giolito
Adalberto Mondesi and the Kansas City Royals (18-34, 5th in AL Central) travel to Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday where they'll meet the Chicago White Sox (23-29, 3rd in AL Central). The odds on this matchup have the Royals coming in at +145 and the White Sox are at -155. The O/U is set at 8.5.
The Royals have been a terrible bet for MLB bettors, having gone 18-34-0 SU. The White Sox cover 44.2% of the time, going 23-29-0 straight up. The White Sox have been a very good play for wagerers as the favorite, going 8-6-0 SU. Kansas City is covering 32.6% of the time as an underdog, having gone 15-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a bad Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 28-20-4.
Kansas City is covering 29.2% of the time as the away team, having gone 7-17-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox cover 45.8% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 11-13-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a hot and cold Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 25-26-1.
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
5/26/2019 Leury Garcia CF Shoulder Probable for May 27
5/26/2019 Tim Anderson SS Wrist Probable for May 27
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 18-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brad Keller has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.43 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 45 strikeouts over his 65 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 190 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 175 hitters and walked 80 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 5.25. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 475 base hits and 267 earned runs. They have allowed 65 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 204 batters and struck out 405. 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 4.74.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .246, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Adalberto Mondesi is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 60 hits this season in 208 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 112. Whit Merrifield is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 215 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The Royals have 431 hits, including 88 doubles and 55 home runs. Kansas City has walked 171 times so far this season and they have struck out 443 times as a unit. They have left 346 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 236 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 23-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.77, Lucas Giolito has a 6-1 record and a 1.06 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 52 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He's allowing 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 172 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 5.15. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 452 base knocks and 254 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 207 hitters and struck out 415 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 5.04.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .336. He has 57 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 202 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .490 with an OPS+ of 120. Tim Anderson is hitting .337 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 60 hits in 178 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .506. The White Sox as a unit have 433 base hits, including 76 doubles and 60 homers. Chicago has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out on 510 occasions. They have had 352 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.19 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 -155
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