Pittsburgh Pirates vs Kansas City Royals

PIRATES VS ROYALS

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Today’s matchup is between the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-32) and the Kansas City Royals (25-26). The Pirates have won 2 of their last 5 games & the Royals have won 2 of their last 5 games.

The Pirates are starting Wil Crowe (LHP), on the mound who is 0-3 on the season pitching a 5.67 ERA, 5.56 FIP, .369 wOBA, K% of 20.2%, BB% of 12.1%, 89.1 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.67 WHIP in 27.0 innings pitched.

The Royals are starting Brady Singer (LHP), who is 2-4 on the season with a 4.91 ERA, 3.66 FIP, .310 wOBA, K% of 23.1%, BB% of 9.0%, 86.5 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.38 WHIP in 47.2 innings pitched.

The Pirates are 13th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Royals are 21st.

On the hitting side, the Pirates have a .290 wOBA and a .301 OBP. The Royals have a .297 wOBA and a .300 OBP. The Pirates have 36 HRs this season while the Royals have 46 HRs.

This is going to be an ugly game that I personally won't be betting but if I had to pick I'd go with the Royals who have the better starting pitcher and hitting team.

  • Pittsburgh are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.
  • Pittsburgh are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Kansas City.
  • Pittsburgh are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games.
  • Kansas City are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games against Pittsburgh.

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