Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees MLB Parlay 4/18/2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Homer Bailey vs. Domingo German
The Kansas City Royals visit Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 18, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Homer Bailey for the Royals and Domingo German for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +175 and New York at -186. The Royals have a 11-5-1 over/under record and a 10-7-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 8-8-0 against the run line and have a 8-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 11-5-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 10-7-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 8-8-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 8-8-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
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 Danny Duffy Shoulder 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 New York Yankees Injuries
04/17/19 1B Greg Bird Foot 10-day IL (04/14)
04/17/19 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
04/12/19 C Gary Sanchez Leg 10-day IL (04/12)
04/03/19 3B Miguel Andujar Shoulder is out indefinitely
04/03/19 SS Troy Tulowitzki Calf 10-day IL (04/03)
04/01/19 DH Giancarlo Stanton Biceps 10-day IL (04/01)
03/30/19 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Luis Severino Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 5-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Homer Bailey has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.29 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 21 strikeouts over his 17 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.79 and they have given up 66 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .299 against the bullpen and they've struck out 49 hitters and walked 29 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.52. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 157 base hits and 92 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 65 batters and struck out 144. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Royals hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .342. He has 23 hits this season in 74 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 124. Jorge Soler is hitting .215 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .271. He has totaled 14 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 65 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .477. The Royals have 139 hits, including 29 doubles and 20 home runs. Kansas City has walked 57 times so far this season and they have struck out 129 times as a unit. They have left 113 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 79 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 7-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.38, Domingo German has a 3-0 record and a 0.77 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 13 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He's allowing 2.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 67 batters and walked 25 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 123 base knocks and 58 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 54 hitters and struck out 154 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 3.65.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 13th in the league. The Yankees hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Gleyber Torres comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .343. He has 18 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 62 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 136. Aaron Judge is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .425. He has collected 17 hits in 58 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Yankees as a unit have 134 base hits, including 22 doubles and 29 homers. New York has walked 64 times this year and they have struck out on 140 occasions. They have had 111 men left on base and have an OPS of .807. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 81 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Yankees -186
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