Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers MLB Parlay 5/3/2019
Friday, May 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge Lopez vs. Matthew Boyd
The Kansas City Royals visit Comerica Park on Friday, May 3, 2019 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Jorge Lopez for the Royals and Matthew Boyd for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +142 and Detroit at -152. The Royals have a 19-11-1 over/under record and a 17-14-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 15-13-0 against the run line and have a 12-16-0 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 19-11-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 17-14-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 12-16-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 15-13-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
04/27/19 1B Lucas Duda Back 10-day IL (04/24)
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 Eric Skoglund Suspension 80 game suspension
03/25/19 P Jesse Hahn Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/01/19 P Matt Moore Knee 60-day IL (04/30); is out for season
04/30/19 2B Josh Harrison Shoulder 10-day IL (04/27)
04/30/19 P Tyson Ross Paternity List is out indefinitely
04/26/19 P Jordan Zimmermann Elbow 10-day IL (04/26)
04/24/19 P Blaine Hardy Forearm 10-day IL (04/23)
04/18/19 LF Christin Stewart Quad 10-day IL (04/18)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 11-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jorge Lopez has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.08 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.23 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .277 against the bullpen and they've struck out 99 hitters and walked 52 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.2 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 5.17. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 280 base hits and 157 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 119 batters and struck out 238. They have walked 3.9 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 4.66.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .242, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jorge Soler is hitting .231 with an on-base percentage of .283. He has 27 hits this season in 117 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .479 and an OPS+ of 101. Whit Merrifield is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 37 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 127 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .488. The Royals have 250 hits, including 50 doubles and 36 home runs. Kansas City has walked 108 times so far this season and they have struck out 260 times as a unit. They have left 200 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 143 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 13-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.13, Matthew Boyd has a 2-2 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 37.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 28 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.07 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 94 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 229 base knocks and 113 earned runs this season. They have given up 30 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 93 hitters and struck out 240 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 23rd in the league. The Tigers hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Nicholas Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .325. He has 28 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 104 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .442 with an OPS+ of 104. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 30 hits in 108 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .352. The Tigers as a unit have 218 base hits, including 63 doubles and 21 homers. Detroit has walked 93 times this year and they have struck out on 286 occasions. They have had 204 men left on base and have an OPS of .681. They have scored 3.46 runs per game and totaled 97 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -152
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