Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers MLB Parlay 4/4/2019
Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jakob Junis vs. Spencer Turnbull
The Kansas City Royals visit Comerica Park on Thursday, April 4, 2019 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Jakob Junis for the Royals and Spencer Turnbull for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +113 and Detroit at -123. The Royals have a 3-1-0 over/under record and a 3-1-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 3-3-0 against the run line and have a 0-6-0 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 3-1-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 0-6-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 3-3-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
03/25/19 C Salvador Perez Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Trevor Oaks Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Brian Flynn Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Duffy Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Eric Skoglund Suspension 80 game suspension
03/25/19 P Jesse Hahn Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
03/28/19 CF JaCoby Jones Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Drew VerHagen Shoulder 10-day IL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 2-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jakob Junis has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 5.2 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.75 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .316 against the bullpen and they've struck out 11 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 37 base hits and 20 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 17 batters and struck out 32. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .233, good for 17th in the league. The Royals hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jorge Soler is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 5 hits this season in 16 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 152. Whit Merrifield is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 4 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 16 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .313. The Royals have 31 hits, including 8 doubles and 2 home runs. Kansas City has walked 10 times so far this season and they have struck out 27 times as a unit. They have left 24 men on base and have a team OPS of .681. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 20 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 3-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Spencer Turnbull has a 0-1 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 4 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.45 and they have given up 12 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .185 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 5 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 5.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 2.33. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 34 base knocks and 14 earned runs this season. They have given up 4 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 14 hitters and struck out 51 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 0.89 while their FIP as a staff is 2.98.
As a team, they are batting .169, good for 29th in the league. The Tigers hold a .249 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .261, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 5.7 hits per contest. Jeimer Candelario comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .308. He has 8 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 26 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .423 with an OPS+ of 116. Jordy Mercer is hitting .176 this season and he has an OBP of .300. He has collected 3 hits in 17 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 63 and a slugging percentage of .235. The Tigers as a unit have 34 base hits, including 11 doubles and 1 homer. Detroit has walked 22 times this year and they have struck out on 71 occasions. They have had 45 men left on base and have an OPS of .510. They have scored 1.67 runs per game and totaled 10 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -123
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