Visiting Royals Hurler Glenn Sparkman Predicted Loser Against Athletics

Mon, Sep 16, 2019 | Emma Botos


Glenn Sparkman of the Omaha Storm Chasers delivers a pitch at Werner Park in Omaha in 2018.
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September 16, 2019 -- According to the Snoozle model, the visiting Royals have a 76.06% chance to lose to the home town Athletics.

On the mound for the Royals will be Glenn Sparkman matched up against Tanner Roark. Glenn Sparkman is estimated to have 3.191 earned runs, 20.347 outs, and 7.230 strike outs. The Snoozle MLB model estimates Tanner Roark will have 1.914 earned runs, a predicted 22.830 outs, and 7.392 strike outs.

Sluggers Jorge Soler from the Royals and Matt Olson from the Athletics will lead the their teams from the batter's box. Jorge Soler RF is forecast to bring in 0.610 RBIs and 0.572 runs scored, with an 0.313 OBP and 1.175 Ks. According to our game model, Matt Olson is estimated to bring in 0.958 RBIs and 0.813 runs scored, with an 0.384 OBP and 1.211 K.

Based on the -313 odds and an estimated 76.06% chance to win, the Athletics are the best value for the money line. Based on the over(-112)/under(-103) odds, the 9.5 runs for this line, and our model's predicted combined score estimate, there is no good over/under value.

Posted at Mon, September 16, 2019 13:04:13 UTC