Kansas City Royals at Seattle Mariners MLB Point Spread Picks 6/19/2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brad Keller vs. Marco Gonzales
Edwin Encarnacion and the Seattle Mariners (31-45, 5th in AL West) host the Kansas City Royals (24-48, 5th in AL Central) at T-Mobile Park on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The Mariners open this contest at -120 while the Royals are coming in at +110. The over/under has been set at 9.
The Royals have been a terrible option for baseball bettors, having gone 24-48-0 SU. Seattle covers 40.8% of the time, going 31-45-0 straight up. The Mariners have been decent for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 10-9-0 SU. Kansas City has gone 19-43-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 30.6% of the time.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals have been a decent Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 35-32-5.
The Royals are covering 28.6% of the time as the away team, having gone 10-25-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners are covering 36.1% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 13-23-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a rough Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 50-23-3.
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
6/16/2019 Hunter Dozier 3B Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/10/2019 Jesse Hahn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
3/28/2019 Trevor Oaks SP Hip Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Salvador Perez C Elbow Out for the season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
6/17/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/17/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/16/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/15/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/15/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/14/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/12/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/11/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/5/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 24-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brad Keller has a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 3.97 and a WHIP of 1.34 this season. He has 63 strikeouts over his 93 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 247 hitters and walked 112 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.05. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 647 base hits and 354 earned runs. They have allowed 84 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 269 batters and struck out 560. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The Royals hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 90 hits this season in 300 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 120. Adalberto Mondesi is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 77 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 287 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .443. The Royals have 589 hits, including 117 doubles and 72 home runs. Kansas City has walked 208 times so far this season and they have struck out 634 times as a unit. They have left 471 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 302 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 31-45 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Marco Gonzales has a 7-6 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 90 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 98 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.42 and they have given up 298 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 291 batters and walked 153 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.35. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 740 base knocks and 402 earned runs this season. They have given up 131 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 250 hitters and struck out 580 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.21.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Mariners hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Edwin Encarnacion comes into this matchup batting .237 with an OBP of .352. He has 58 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 245 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 137. Domingo Santana is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .334. He has collected 79 hits in 290 at bats while driving in 49 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Mariners as a unit have 639 base hits, including 132 doubles and 133 homers. Seattle has walked 286 times this year and they have struck out on 747 occasions. They have had 520 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.2 runs per game and totaled 395 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Royals +110
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