Friday, June 26, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana (3-7) vs. Anibal Sanchez (6-7)
The Chicago White Sox take on the Detroit Tigers on Friday at Comerica Park. The probable starters are Jose Quintana for the White Sox and Anibal Sanchez for the Tigers. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +158 and Detroit at -168. The over/under was set at 8.5. The White Sox have a 27-41 over/under record and a 27-44 run line mark, meaning they cover 38% of the time. The Tigers are 35-37 against the run line and have a 36-34 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
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The White Sox head into this matchup with a 31-40 record, including 13-25 on the road. Jose Quintana has a 3-7 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.92 and a 1.35 WHIP. In his starts, the White Sox are 6-8 over his 87.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 92 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 3-11. His teammates are averaging 2.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 213 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.95. Teams are hitting .275 against the bullpen while being struck out 182 times and walking 76 times this season. As a team, Chicago has allowed 9.41 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.37 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17.
Chicago ranks 27th in the league in team batting average at .240 while hitting .247 on the road. The White Sox on-base percentage sits at .295, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .349. They rank 26th in baseball with 8.08 hits per game and Jose Abreu leads the team with 78.
With a 18-18 home record, Detroit will hope to improve on their 37-35 overall mark. Anibal Sanchez has a record of 6-7 while sporting an earned run average of 4.59 on the year with a 1.18 WHIP. In his starts, the Tigers are 6-9 and he has allowed 89 hits over 98 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 8-6. His teammates score an average of 5.1 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 206 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.73. Teams are hitting .257 against the Tigers bullpen while being struck out 155 times and walking 73 times this season. As a team, Detroit has allowed 8.86 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.68 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01.
They rank 2nd in the league in team batting average with a .272 average while hitting .282 at home. The Tigers on-base percentage sits at .333, which puts them at 2nd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .414. They rank 1st in baseball with 9.36 hits per game and Miguel Cabrera leads the team with 88.
In terms of team defense, the White Sox have a fielding percentage of .981 with 51 total errors, 702 assists and 1,886 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 34 errors, accumulating 715 assists and compiling 1,928 put outs.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 27-41 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 27-44 against the run line so far this season
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 36-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Detroit Tigers are 35-37 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Chicago White Sox
06/09/15 P Dan Jennings Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/5)
04/25/15 P Matt Albers Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/20)
04/04/15 P Nate Jones Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
06/23/15 P Justin Verlander Back "?" next start
05/24/15 P Kyle Lobstein Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
05/09/15 C Alex Avila Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/7)
05/08/15 P Joe Nathan Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/7), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox
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