Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 4/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City (+133) Chicago (-145)
Brady Singer and the Kansas City Royals (3-3, 4th in AL Central) go to Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Chicago White Sox (4-4, 2nd in AL Central). The White Sox open this game at -145 while the Royals are coming in at +133. The total opens at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Brady Singer and Carlos Rodon.
Kansas City has a slugging rate of .414 and have struck out 60 times, while drawing a walk on 22 occasions. They have 32 RBI's and 51 hits over the course of the season, and their average at the plate is .251. The Royals have accrued 7 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 8 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 33 runs scored while having a team OBP of .329. As a squad, the Kansas City Royals are scoring 5.5 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 8th in MLB.
The Royals have compiled a team earned run average of 5.02 on the year (23rd in the league), and their staff has struck out 56 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.00 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.50. Royals pitchers have conceded 7 home runs and also 31 runs (14th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 28 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.61 as a squad over the course of the season.
The Royals have sent 24 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 16 base runners for the season with 6.3% of them earned a run for their team. They have recorded 2 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 1 of 3 save opportunities. The Royals relievers have earned a save rate of 66.7% and has come into the game in 7 save situations. The bullpen have 4 holds on the season (11th in the league). Royals relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 8 times and also have had 6 appearances in high leverage situations.
Singer (4-6 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.25 and he has gone up against 282 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has allowed 57 base knocks (7.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 26 walks. His earned run average is 4.52 (34 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.227. Singer has taken the mound for 67 frames and has tallied 66 punch outs during his career.
The Chicago White Sox are sitting with an on-base percentage of .359 and a team batting average of .255 for the season. They have struck out on 74 occasions (9th in MLB) and are sitting with 70 base knocks. Chicago has recorded 10 long balls for the season to go along with 42 runs batted in. The White Sox have a team SLG% of .404 and they are recording 6.00 runs per contest (4th in the league). They have tallied 11 two-baggers, while walking 41 times as well as scoring 48 runs.
The White Sox have a WHIP of 1.263 with a FIP of 3.30 as a unit for the year. They are currently ranked 11th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 59. The Chicago pitching staff have allowed 36 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.96 (30 earned runs yielded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.19 (86 strikeouts vs 27 bases on balls). They have allowed 7 HR's and they surrender 4.76 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball).
With 9 save situations, the White Sox have earned 4 holds and also 3 blown saves. Chicago has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 4 save chances and they have come away with 1 save. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 9 times in high leverage situations and on 8 occasions with runners on base. Chicago bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 38.0% out of 13 inherited base runners. They are ranked 25th in MLB holding a save percentage of 25.0%, and they have sent 22 relievers to the mound so far this year.
Rodon (30-33 career record) is the owner of a 4.10 earned run average while allowing 8.5 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.28 and he has faced 2,345 batters in his MLB career. He has surrendered a total of 247 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.375 and a FIP of 4.2. In his career, Rodon has surrendered 511 hits while totaling 534 strikeouts in 541 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago (-145) and under 9 runs
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