Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians MLB Parlay 7/21/2019
Sunday, July 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Glenn Sparkman vs. Zach Plesac
Progressive Field is the site where Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians (56-40, 2nd in AL Central) will play the Kansas City Royals (36-63, 4th in AL Central) on Sunday. The Indians open this game at -210 while the Royals are priced at +194. The over/under has been set at 11.
The Royals have been a bad option for MLB wagerers, having gone 36-63-0 SU. Cleveland is covering 58.3% of the time, going 56-40-0 straight up. The Indians have been terrible for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 45-33-0 SU. Kansas City is covering 32.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 27-56-0 straight up.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a pretty good Over bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 50-43-6.
The Royals are covering 29.2% of the time as the road team, having gone 14-34-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians are covering 60.8% of the time at Progressive Field, going 31-20-0 SU.
The Indians have been a dicey Over bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 42-50-4.
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
7/17/2019 Adalberto Mondesi SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
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
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
7/19/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
7/18/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/13/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/13/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/12/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
6/29/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 36-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.54 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 42 strikeouts over his 73.1 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.88 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 321 hitters and walked 152 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 919 base hits and 488 earned runs. They have allowed 127 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 355 batters and struck out 759. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.79.
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As a team Kansas City is hitting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Royals hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Alex Gordon is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 97 hits this season in 345 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .446 and an OPS+ of 112. Whit Merrifield is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 130 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 415 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .511. The Royals have 842 hits, including 178 doubles and 95 home runs. Kansas City has walked 283 times so far this season and they have struck out 851 times as a unit. They have left 645 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 436 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 56-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.56, Zach Plesac has a 3-3 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 48 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He's allowing 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 317 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 762 base knocks and 364 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 267 hitters and struck out 918 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 20th in the league. The Indians hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .347. He has 92 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 317 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .502 with an OPS+ of 117. Carlos Santana is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .405. He has collected 98 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Indians as a unit have 790 base hits, including 158 doubles and 128 homers. Cleveland has walked 338 times this year and they have struck out on 790 occasions. They have had 639 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 444 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -210 and over 11 runs
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