Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers MLB Parlay 8/10/2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Montgomery vs. Spencer Turnbull
Comerica Park is the venue where Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (34-78, 5th in AL Central) will take on the Kansas City Royals (41-75, 4th in AL Central) on Saturday.
The Royals have been strong for oddsmakers, having gone 41-75-0 SU. Detroit covers 30.4% of the time, going 34-78-0 straight up.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 59-51-6.
The Royals are covering 31.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 18-40-0 straight up.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit covers 27.8% of the time at Comerica Park, going 15-39-0 SU.
The Tigers have been a hot and cold Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 51-53-8.
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
8/8/2019 Cam Gallagher C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 17
8/8/2019 Jesse Hahn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/6/2019 Danny Duffy SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/3/2019 Adalberto Mondesi SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
8/3/2019 Trevor Oaks SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
3/11/2019 Salvador Perez C Elbow Out for the season
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
8/8/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Wrist Probable for Aug 9
8/7/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/6/2019 Christin Stewart LF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
8/6/2019 Jeimer Candelario 3B Thumb Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
8/5/2019 Jordan Zimmermann SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
7/24/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/24/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 41-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Montgomery has a 1-5 record with an earned run average of 6.02 and a WHIP of 1.75 this season. He has 30 strikeouts over his 43.1 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He's allowed 12.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 416 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 376 hitters and walked 188 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.5 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 5.07. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 1,092 base hits and 580 earned runs. They have allowed 158 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 421 batters and struck out 899. 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 4.87.
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As a team Kansas City is hitting .247, good for 20th in the league. The Royals hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 149 hits this season in 491 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .479 and an OPS+ of 119. Alex Gordon is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 112 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 415 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Royals have 984 hits, including 205 doubles and 117 home runs. Kansas City has walked 333 times so far this season and they have struck out 999 times as a unit. They have left 761 men on base and have a team OPS of .713. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 506 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 34-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.72, Spencer Turnbull has a 3-9 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 101.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 98 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.08 and they have given up 441 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 391 batters and walked 190 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,084 base knocks and 577 earned runs this season. They have given up 168 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 366 hitters and struck out 934 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Tigers hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .345. He has 105 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 369 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .393 with an OPS+ of 95. Niko Goodrum is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 96 hits in 385 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .410. The Tigers as a unit have 909 base hits, including 207 doubles and 106 homers. Detroit has walked 306 times this year and they have struck out on 1,096 occasions. They have had 765 men left on base and have an OPS of .681. They have scored 3.68 runs per game and totaled 416 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals and over the total runs
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