Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers MLB Parlay 5/4/2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Homer Bailey vs. Tyson Ross
The Kansas City Royals visit Comerica Park on Saturday, May 4, 2019 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Homer Bailey for the Royals and Tyson Ross for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +110 and Detroit at -120. The Royals have a 19-12-1 over/under record and a 17-15-0 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 19-12-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 17-15-0 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 11-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Homer Bailey has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 5.70 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 30 strikeouts over his 30 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.25 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 102 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.1. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 287 base hits and 160 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 121 batters and struck out 247. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.62.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .239, good for 20th in the league. The Royals hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 39 hits this season in 131 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .519 and an OPS+ of 131. Jorge Soler is hitting .223 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .275. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 121 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Royals have 255 hits, including 52 doubles and 36 home runs. Kansas City has walked 109 times so far this season and they have struck out 272 times as a unit. They have left 205 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 144 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 13-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.03, Tyson Ross has a 1-3 record and a 1.38 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 29 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 28 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. 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 13th 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 27th 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. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .352. He has 30 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 108 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .352 with an OPS+ of 92. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 28 hits in 104 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .442. 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 -120
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