Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels MLB Parlay 5/19/2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Duffy vs. Tyler Skaggs
Adalberto Mondesi and the Kansas City Royals (15-30, 5th in AL Central) travel to Angel Stadium on Sunday where they'll meet the Los Angeles Angels (21-23, 2nd in AL West). The Royals open this game at +165 while the Angels are priced at -175. The O/U is set at 9.
The Royals have been a bad pick for MLB wagerers, having gone 15-30-0 SU. Los Angeles covers 47.7% of the time, going 21-23-0 straight up. The Angels have been a very good bet for wagerers as a favorite, going 13-7-0 SU. Kansas City has gone 12-27-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 30.8% of the time.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a terrible Under play for over/under wagerers, having gone 24-19-2.
Kansas City covers 25.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 5-15-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers 63.2% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 12-7-0 SU.
The Angels have been a strong Under play for over/under wagerers, having gone 18-24-2.
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 Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/13/19 P Luis Garcia Back 10-day IL (05/13)
04/23/19 LF Justin Upton Toe 60-day IL (04/23)
03/30/19 LF Michael Hermosillo Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day IL (03/16)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 15-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Duffy has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.97 and a WHIP of 1.41 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 22.2 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 148 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.27. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 415 base hits and 232 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 175 batters and struck out 350. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.75.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Royals hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Adalberto Mondesi is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .314. He has 49 hits this season in 177 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 112. Whit Merrifield is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 186 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .505. The Royals have 369 hits, including 76 doubles and 48 home runs. Kansas City has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 381 times as a unit. They have left 302 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.47 runs per contest and have scored a total of 201 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 21-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.05, Tyler Skaggs has a 4-3 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 35.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 214 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 363 base knocks and 208 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 162 hitters and struck out 372 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Angels hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .328. He has 54 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 177 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .424 with an OPS+ of 102. Mike Trout is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .462. He has collected 40 hits in 136 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 176 and a slugging percentage of .559. The Angels as a unit have 382 base hits, including 71 doubles and 59 homers. Los Angeles has walked 158 times this year and they have struck out on 263 occasions. They have had 297 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.89 runs per game and totaled 215 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Angels -175
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