Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins MLB Parlay 9/22/2019
Sunday, September 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge Lopez vs. Martin Perez
Jorge Polanco and the Minnesota Twins (95-59, 1st in AL Central) host the Kansas City Royals (56-99, 4th in AL Central) at Target Field on Sunday, September 22, 2019. The moneyline on this contest has the Royals coming in at +207 and the Twins are at -225. The O/U opens at 10.5.
The Royals have been a less than ideal bet for baseball bettors, having gone 56-99-0 SU. Minnesota is covering 61.7% of the time, going 95-59-0 straight up.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a decent Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 78-71-6.
Kansas City is covering 34.2% of the time on the road, having gone 27-52-0 straight up.
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
Minnesota is covering 57.0% of the time at Target Field, going 45-34-0 SU.
The Twins have been a decent Over option for over/under wagerers, having gone 77-70-7.
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
9/20/2019 Trevor Oaks SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/18/2019 Jake Junis SP Rest Out for the season
9/12/2019 Kelvin Gutierrez 3B Toe Out for the season
8/29/2019 Brad Keller SP Rest Out for the season
3/11/2019 Salvador Perez C Elbow Out for the season
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
9/20/2019 Max Kepler RF Shoulder Probable for Sep 21
9/14/2019 Sam Dyson RP Biceps Out for the season
9/12/2019 Ehire Adrianza SS Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/10/2019 Byron Buxton CF Shoulder Out for the season
9/1/2019 Sean Poppen RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 56-99 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jorge Lopez has a 4-8 record with an earned run average of 5.93 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 106 strikeouts over his 115.1 innings pitched and he's given up 126 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 571 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 514 hitters and walked 255 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.14. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 1,452 base hits and 779 earned runs. They have allowed 209 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 557 batters and struck out 1,179. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.88.
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As a team Kansas City is hitting .244, good for 23rd in the league. The Royals hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 196 hits this season in 652 at bats with 74 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 111. Hunter Dozier is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 139 hits and he has driven in 83 men in 496 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .530. The Royals have 1,286 hits, including 260 doubles and 156 home runs. Kansas City has walked 437 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,334 times as a unit. They have left 1,007 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 650 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 95-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.92, Martin Perez has a 10-7 record and a 1.49 WHIP. He has 129 strikeouts over the 157.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 171 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.59. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 543 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 576 batters and walked 173 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,385 base knocks and 645 earned runs this season. They have given up 192 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 433 hitters and struck out 1,381 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 2nd in the league. The Twins hold a .494 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Jorge Polanco comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .361. He has 182 hits this year along with 78 RBI in 608 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .492 with an OPS+ of 124. Eddie Rosario is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .300. He has collected 149 hits in 538 at bats while driving in 101 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .498. The Twins as a unit have 1,469 base hits, including 303 doubles and 293 homers. Minnesota has walked 501 times this year and they have struck out on 1,273 occasions. They have had 1,063 men left on base and have an OPS of .831. They have scored 5.77 runs per game and totaled 889 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals and over the total runs
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