Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox MLB Parlay 9/12/2019
Thursday, September 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge Lopez vs. Lucas Giolito
Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox (64-80, 3rd in AL Central) play the Kansas City Royals (53-92, 4th in AL Central) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday, September 12, 2019. The odds on this matchup have the Royals priced at +178 and the White Sox are at -190. The over/under is set at 9.
The Royals have been decent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 53-92-0 SU. Chicago is covering 44.4% of the time, going 64-80-0 straight up.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a less than ideal Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 73-66-6.
The Royals cover 33.3% of the time away from home, having gone 24-48-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox cover 48.6% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 35-37-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a less than ideal Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 67-72-5.
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
8/29/2019 Brad Keller SP Rest Out for the season
8/16/2019 Trevor Oaks SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
3/11/2019 Salvador Perez C Elbow Out for the season
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
9/10/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/3/2019 Jon Jay RF Hip Out for the season
7/8/2019 Ryan Burr RP Elbow Out for the season
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 53-92 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jorge Lopez has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 6.23 and a WHIP of 1.46 this season. He has 100 strikeouts over his 104 innings pitched and he's given up 114 hits. He's allowed 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 535 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 471 hitters and walked 228 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.6 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 5.14. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 1,366 base hits and 729 earned runs. They have allowed 194 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 511 batters and struck out 1,107. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
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As a team Kansas City is hitting .245, good for 24th in the league. The Royals hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Hunter Dozier is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 133 hits this season in 458 at bats with 79 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .548 and an OPS+ of 136. Whit Merrifield is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .355. He has totaled 187 hits and he has driven in 72 men in 609 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .475. The Royals have 1,203 hits, including 243 doubles and 147 home runs. Kansas City has walked 414 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,217 times as a unit. They have left 939 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 616 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 64-80 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.27, Lucas Giolito has a 14-8 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 216 strikeouts over the 170.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 126 hits. He's allowing 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 473 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 457 batters and walked 235 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,283 base knocks and 691 earned runs this season. They have given up 213 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 520 hitters and struck out 1,162 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 11th in the league. The White Sox hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .331. He has 159 hits this year along with 112 RBI in 562 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 120. Tim Anderson is hitting .331 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 144 hits in 435 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .510. The White Sox as a unit have 1,254 base hits, including 230 doubles and 155 homers. Chicago has walked 340 times this year and they have struck out on 1,371 occasions. They have had 946 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 616 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals and over the total runs
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