Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees MLB Parlay 4/21/2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jorge Lopez vs. James Paxton
The Kansas City Royals visit Yankee Stadium on Sunday, April 21, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Jorge Lopez for the Royals and James Paxton for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +244 and New York at -267. The Royals have a 11-8-1 over/under record and a 12-8-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 10-9-0 against the run line and have a 8-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 11-8-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 12-8-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 8-11-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 10-9-0 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 7-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jorge Lopez has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 23 strikeouts over his 23 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.95 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .288 against the bullpen and they've struck out 60 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 5.14. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 178 base hits and 101 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 81 batters and struck out 166. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.57.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .241, good for 18th in the league. The Royals hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jorge Soler is hitting .237 with an on-base percentage of .293. He has 18 hits this season in 76 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 111. Whit Merrifield is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 85 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .459. The Royals have 162 hits, including 34 doubles and 23 home runs. Kansas City has walked 71 times so far this season and they have struck out 165 times as a unit. They have left 137 men on base and have a team OPS of .735. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 91 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 9-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.91, James Paxton has a 2-2 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 31 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 22 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.61 and they have given up 58 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 81 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 147 base knocks and 68 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 63 hitters and struck out 186 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.59.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 16th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .400. He has 19 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 69 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .478 with an OPS+ of 137. Gleyber Torres is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 19 hits in 73 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Yankees as a unit have 151 base hits, including 26 doubles and 32 homers. New York has walked 75 times this year and they have struck out on 163 occasions. They have had 126 men left on base and have an OPS of .781. They have scored 4.89 runs per game and totaled 93 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Yankees -267
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