Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals MLB Parlay 6/20/2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Odorizzi vs. Glenn Sparkman
Adalberto Mondesi and the Kansas City Royals (25-48, 5th in AL Central) play the Minnesota Twins (48-24, 1st in AL Central) at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019. The Twins open this game at -180 while the Royals are coming in at +170. The over/under opens at 9.
The Twins have been a strong option for wagerers, having gone 48-24-0 SU. The Royals cover 34.2% of the time, going 25-48-0 straight up. The Twins have been a strong option for wagerers as favorites, going 31-14-0 SU. Kansas City has gone 20-43-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 31.8% of the time.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been a great Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 38-30-4.
Minnesota is covering 66.7% of the time as the visitor, having gone 24-12-0 straight up.
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Royals cover 36.1% of the time at Kauffman Stadium, going 13-23-0 SU.
The Royals have been a pretty good Over play for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 36-32-5.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
6/18/2019 Ehire Adrianza 3B Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jun 27
6/18/2019 Byron Buxton CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/1/2019 Adalberto Mejia RP Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
Key Kansas City Royals Injuries
6/19/2019 Adalberto Mondesi SS Groin Probable for Jun 19
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 48-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi has a 10-2 record with an earned run average of 2.24 and a WHIP of 1.01 this season. He has 85 strikeouts over his 76.1 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 242 hitters and walked 95 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 607 base hits and 277 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 200 batters and struck out 634. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.00.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .272, good for 1st in the league. The Twins hold a .507 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.5 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .298. He has 74 hits this season in 279 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .520 and an OPS+ of 114. Jorge Polanco is hitting .326 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 282 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .543. The Twins have 686 hits, including 158 doubles and 138 home runs. Minnesota has walked 228 times so far this season and they have struck out 567 times as a unit. They have left 492 men on base and have a team OPS of .847. They score 5.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 421 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 25-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.01, Glenn Sparkman has a 1-3 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 42.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 45 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 249 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 653 base knocks and 354 earned runs this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 271 hitters and struck out 568 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 19th in the league. The Royals hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Adalberto Mondesi comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .302. He has 78 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 290 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .441 with an OPS+ of 96. Whit Merrifield is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 93 hits in 304 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .510. The Royals as a unit have 602 base hits, including 121 doubles and 75 homers. Kansas City has walked 211 times this year and they have struck out on 644 occasions. They have had 477 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 311 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Royals +170 and over 9 runs
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