Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox MLB Parlay 5/29/2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Glenn Sparkman vs. Reynaldo Lopez
Whit Merrifield and the Kansas City Royals (18-34, 5th in AL Central) head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Chicago White Sox (23-29, 3rd in AL Central). The White Sox open this game at -138 while the Royals are coming in at +128. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Royals have been great for Las Vegas, having gone 18-34-0 SU. Chicago is covering 44.2% of the time, going 23-29-0 straight up. The White Sox have been a great pick for wagerers as a favorite, going 8-6-0 SU. Kansas City is covering 32.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 15-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a great Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 28-20-4.
The Royals cover 29.2% of the time as a visitor, 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 decent Under pick for over/under 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
5/27/2019 Leury Garcia CF Shoulder Probable for May 28
5/27/2019 Tim Anderson SS Wrist Probable for May 28
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 Glenn Sparkman has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.92 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 17 strikeouts over his 24.2 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 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 20th 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 4.75.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .246, good for 19th in the league. The Royals hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 63 hits this season in 215 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .512 and an OPS+ of 127. Adalberto Mondesi is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .320. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 208 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .486. 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 6.03, Reynaldo Lopez has a 3-5 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 57 strikeouts over the 59.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 66 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.76. 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 28th 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 14th 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. 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 .282 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 57 hits in 202 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .490. 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 -138
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