Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees MLB Parlay 4/20/2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Heath Fillmyer vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Kansas City Royals visit Yankee Stadium on Saturday, April 20, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Heath Fillmyer for the Royals and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +237 and New York at -260. The Royals have a 11-6-1 over/under record and a 11-7-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 9-8-0 against the run line and have a 8-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 11-6-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 11-7-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 8-9-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 9-8-0 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 6-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Heath Fillmyer has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.75 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 8 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He's allowed 12.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.37 and they have given up 71 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .296 against the bullpen and they've struck out 55 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.34. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 166 base hits and 95 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 73 batters and struck out 153. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .241, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 24 hits this season in 75 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 129. Jorge Soler is hitting .221 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 68 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The Royals have 146 hits, including 29 doubles and 21 home runs. Kansas City has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 140 times as a unit. They have left 123 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 83 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 8-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.22, Masahiro Tanaka has a 1-1 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 22.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.43 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 70 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 131 base knocks and 61 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 56 hitters and struck out 161 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Gleyber Torres comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .324. He has 18 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 66 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 124. Aaron Judge is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .403. He has collected 17 hits in 62 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .484. The Yankees as a unit have 139 base hits, including 24 doubles and 30 homers. New York has walked 67 times this year and they have struck out on 150 occasions. They have had 115 men left on base and have an OPS of .795. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 86 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Yankees -260
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