Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Prediction, 7/11/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals
Date: Monday, July 11, 2022
Location: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO
TV: Bally Sports Kansas City
Kauffman Stadium is the site where the Kansas City Royals (30-50) will go up against the Detroit Tigers (34-47) on Monday. The starting pitchers are Michael Pineda and Brad Keller.
The Tigers have accumulated 107 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 49 balls out of the stadium. Detroit is slugging .340 and have struck out 681 times, while being walked on 197 occasions. As a team, the Detroit Tigers are scoring 3.2 runs per outing, which puts them at 29th in the league. They have 250 runs batted in in addition to 614 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average is .232. They have racked up 259 runs while holding a team OBP of .289.
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Tigers pitchers have given up 81 long balls in addition to 342 total runs (13th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 250 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.00 as a squad on the campaign. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.46 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.25. The Tigers are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.00 on the campaign (17th in baseball), and they have rung up 614 batters.
The Tigers have sent 289 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. The relievers have inherited 89 base runners this year and 24.7% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 20 saves this season and have missed out on 6 out of their 26 save chances. The Tigers relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 76.9% and has stepped onto the mound in 75 save situations. The relievers have a total of 47 holds this season (12th in baseball). Tigers relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 53 times in addition to having 71 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Tigers have turned 70.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 6,381 innings on the field, ranking them 9th in MLB. The Detroit Tigers have accumulated 2,127 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 684 assists and 42 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .985 which puts them in 14th in pro baseball, and have a total of 64 double plays.
Pineda has pitched in 994 frames and has accounted for 957 punch outs during his career. His earned run average is 3.96 (438 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.190. He has given up 964 base hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 219 walks. Pineda (64-57 career mark) holds a FIP of 3.75 while facing 4,118 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The Royals hold a slugging percentage of .380 and they are recording 3.95 runs per outing (26th in the league). They have notched 127 two-baggers, while getting a free base 248 times and scoring 316 runs. Kansas City has accounted for 70 HRs this season to go along with 302 runs batted in. They have struck out on 609 occasions (27th in MLB) and have totaled 649 hits. The Kansas City Royals have tallied an on-base percentage of .307 as well as a team batting average of .240 so far this season.
The Kansas City pitching staff have given up 415 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 4.97 (388 earned runs given up). They have allowed 88 homers and they give up 5.31 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Royals have a team WHIP of 1.474 and have a FIP of 4.57 as a team on the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.83 (578 strikeouts against 316 free passes). They come in at 27th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 720.
Sitting with 78 save situations, the Royals have tallied 46 holds and also 11 blown saves. Kansas City has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 29 save chances and they have tallied 18 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 94 times in high leverage situations and also on 104 occasions with runners on. Kansas City relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 29.7% of 165 inherited runners. They are ranked 18th in MLB with a save rate of 62.1%, and they have sent 290 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Kansas City Royals have gotten 65 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .988 (6th in professional baseball). The Royals have accrued 734 assists, 35 errors and are sitting with 2,109 putouts so far this season. In their 6,327 innings played, the Royals are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 68.8% (23rd in the majors).
So far in his MLB career, Keller has conceded 574 base knocks and he has 432 strikeouts in 584 frames. He has allowed 264 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.379 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.86 and he has gone up against 2,503 hitters in his pro baseball career. Keller (33-44 win-loss record in his career) holds a 4.06 earned run average and has conceded 8.8 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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