Tuesday, August 25, 2015
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley (10-9) vs. Jose Quintana (7-10)
The Boston Red Sox head to U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday to take on the Chicago White Sox. The Red Sox send Wade Miley to the mound to face Jose Quintana of the White Sox. The opening line for this matchup has Boston at +115 and Chicago at -125. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Red Sox, with a 55-69 run line record, cover the spread 44% of the time. They also have a 65-53 over/under record. The White Sox are 61-61 against the run line and have a 57-61 over/under record. They cover the spread 50% of the time.
The Red Sox come into this game with a 56-68 record, and they are 23-36 away from home. Wade Miley has a 10-9 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.41 and a 1.35 WHIP. In his starts, the Red Sox are 12-13 over his 147 innings pitched this season while giving up 147 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Red Sox are 12-13 in his starts. The team is averaging 5.2 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen while being struck out 347 times and walking 138 times this season. As a team, Boston has allowed 9.42 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.51 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.60.
Boston is batting .266 as a team, which is good for 5th in the league and hitting .236 away from home. The Red Sox hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.22 hits per game and Xander Bogaerts leads the team with 145.
With a 58-64 overall record, Chicago will come into this game 30-28 at home. Jose Quintana has a record of 7-10 while sporting an earned run average of 3.60 on the year with a 1.30 WHIP. In his starts, the White Sox are 10-15 and he has allowed 174 hits over 160 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the White Sox are 11-14 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.46 and they have given up 315 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the White Sox bullpen while being struck out 307 times and walking 131 times this season. As a team, Chicago has allowed 8.95 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.41 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98.
They are batting .250 as a team, which is good for 20th in the league and hitting .243 at home. The White Sox hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305 which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 18th in baseball with 8.54 hits per game and Jose Abreu leads the team with 135.
Boston has a team fielding percentage of .983 after having committed 77 errors with 1,250 assists and 3,313 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .984 team fielding percentage while committing 73 errors, accumulating 1231 assists and compiling 3,276 put outs.
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 65-53 against the over/under so far this season
The Boston Red Sox are 55-69 against the run line so far this season
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 57-61 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 61-61 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Boston Red Sox
08/23/15 3B Brock Holt Oblique "?" Monday vs. Chicago White Sox
08/15/15 P Steven Wright Concussion 7-day DL (8/15)
08/11/15 P Koji Uehara Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/8), out for season
08/02/15 P Rick Porcello Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/30)
07/25/15 2B Dustin Pedroia Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/23)
07/11/15 P Clay Buchholz Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/11)
05/29/15 P Brandon Workman Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/3)
05/28/15 P Anthony Varvaro Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/29)
05/13/15 P Justin Masterson Arm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/13)
04/04/15 C Christian Vazquez Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/30), out for season
Chicago White Sox
07/08/15 P Javy Guerra Suspension expected to miss 50 games
04/06/15 SS Justin Sellers Heel Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox
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