Monday, July 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: John Danks (5-8) vs. Joe Kelly (2-6)
The Chicago White Sox visit Fenway Park on Monday to play the Boston Red Sox. The White Sox send John Danks to the mound to face Joe Kelly of the Red Sox. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +120 and Boston at -130. The over/under was set at 9. The White Sox have a 37-54 over/under record and a 43-52 run line mark, meaning they cover 46% of the time. The Red Sox are 40-58 against the run line and have a 45-49 over/under record. They cover the spread 41% of the time.
The White Sox show up with a 45-50 record, including 21-28 on the road. Starting pitcher John Danks holds a 5-8 record with an earned run average of 4.66 and a WHIP of 1.42. In his starts, the White Sox are 8-10 over his 104.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 119 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the White Sox are 6-11 in his starts. The team is averaging 3.4 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.58 and they've given up 248 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .255 against the White Sox bullpen while walking 98 times and striking out 237 times. Chicago is averaging 8.35 strikeouts per game while getting 8.97 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 15th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.82.
Chicago is batting .244 as a team, which is good for 24th in the league and hitting .249 away from home. Ranked at 29th in the league in on-base percentage, the White Sox sit at .296 and they hold a .363 team slugging percentage. Jose Abreu leads the team in hits with 103 while the team ranks 24th in baseball with 8.26 hits per game.
Boston is 23-24 at home while holding a 43-55 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 5.74, Joe Kelly will come into this game holding a 2-6 record and a 1.49 WHIP. In his starts, the Red Sox are 5-10 and he has allowed 87 hits over 80 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Red Sox are 7-8 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.82 and they have given up 312 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .254 against the Red Sox bullpen while walking 102 times and striking out 267 times. Boston is averaging 7.37 strikeouts per game while getting 9.21 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44.
They are batting .252 as a team, which is good for 14th in the league and hitting .273 at home. Ranked at 13th in the league in on-base percentage, the Red Sox sit at .316 and they hold a .387 team slugging percentage. Xander Bogaerts leads the team in hits with 109 while the team ranks 12th in baseball with 8.65 hits a game.
The White Sox have committed 60 errors and have combined for 951 assists and 2,553 put outs leading to a .983 team fielding percentage. The Red Sox have committed 56 errors on the season with 998 assists and 2,613 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .985 on the year.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 37-54 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 43-52 against the run line so far this season
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 45-49 against the over/under so far this season
The Boston Red Sox are 40-58 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Chicago White Sox
07/23/15 2B Emilio Bonifacio Personal on the bereavement list
07/08/15 P Javy Guerra Suspension expected to miss 50 games
04/04/15 P Nate Jones Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
Boston Red Sox
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 15 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
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox
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