Kansas City Royals at Tampa Bay Rays MLB Parlay 4/24/2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jakob Junis vs. Blake Snell
The Kansas City Royals visit Tropicana Field on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Jakob Junis for the Royals and Blake Snell for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Kansas City at +138 and Tampa Bay at -148. The Royals have a 14-8-1 over/under record and a 13-10-0 run line mark. The Rays are 15-8-0 against the run line and have a 10-12-1 over/under record.
Valuable Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 14-8-1 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 13-10-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 10-12-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 15-8-0 against the run line
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
04/23/19 3B Hunter Dozier Back is questionable Tuesday vs Tampa Bay Rays
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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
04/21/19 CF Austin Meadows Thumb 10-day IL (04/21)
04/16/19 P Blake Snell Toe 10-day IL (04/16)
03/30/19 P Anthony Banda Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 3B Matt Duffy Hamstring 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Royals have a 7-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jakob Junis has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 6.26 and a WHIP of 1.54 this season. He has 26 strikeouts over his 27.1 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He's allowed 11.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.04 and they have given up 86 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .294 against the bullpen and they've struck out 70 hitters and walked 42 batters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.43. The Royals pitchers collectively have given up 212 base hits and 122 earned runs. They have allowed 31 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Kansas City as a pitching staff has walked 91 batters and struck out 188. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
As a team Kansas City is hitting .238, good for 19th in the league. The Royals hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Whit Merrifield is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 29 hits this season in 97 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .474 and an OPS+ of 113. Jorge Soler is hitting .227 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 88 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .489. The Royals have 184 hits, including 37 doubles and 30 home runs. Kansas City has walked 81 times so far this season and they have struck out 200 times as a unit. They have left 154 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 102 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 15-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.16, Blake Snell has a 2-1 record and a 0.76 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He's allowing 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 93 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 107 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.86. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 162 base knocks and 67 earned runs this season. They have given up 22 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 64 hitters and struck out 232 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.07 while their FIP as a staff is 3.24.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 8th in the league. The Rays hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Ji-Man Choi comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .387. He has 18 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 63 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .444 with an OPS+ of 128. Tommy Pham is hitting .302 this season and he has an OBP of .408. He has collected 26 hits in 86 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .465. The Rays as a unit have 210 base hits, including 43 doubles and 32 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 86 times this year and they have struck out on 231 occasions. They have had 174 men left on base and have an OPS of .801. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 113 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Royals/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rays -148
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