Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: John Danks (3-8) vs. Kyle Ryan (1-1)
The Detroit Tigers welcome the Chicago White Sox to Comerica Park on Saturday. The probable starters are John Danks for the White Sox and Kyle Ryan for the Tigers. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +155 and Detroit at -165. The over/under was set at 9. The White Sox, with a 28-44 run line record, cover the spread 39% of the time. They also have a 28-41 over/under record. The Tigers have a 37-34 over/under record and a 35-38 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
The White Sox head into this matchup with a 32-40 record, including 14-25 on the road. John Danks has a 3-8 record on the season, an earned run average of 5.38 and a 1.48 WHIP. He's pitched 80.1 innings thus far while surrendering 97 hits over that time and when he starts, the White Sox are 5-9. The White Sox are also 5-8 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.6 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. 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 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.41 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.20.
Chicago is batting .240 as a team, which is good for 27th in the league and hitting .247 away from home. The White Sox hold a .351 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296 which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in baseball with 8.11 hits per game and Jose Abreu leads the team with 78.
With a 18-19 home record, Detroit will hope to improve on their 37-36 overall mark. Kyle Ryan has a record of 1-1 while sporting an earned run average of 4.56 on the year with a 1.35 WHIP. He's pitched 23.2 innings thus far while surrendering 24 hits over that time in which the Tigers are 1-2. The Tigers are also 1-2 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4.3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. 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 8.87 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.7 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.05.
They are batting .274 as a team, which is good for 1st in the league and hitting .285 at home. The Tigers hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334 which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in baseball with 9.45 hits per game and Miguel Cabrera leads the team with 89.
Chicago has a team fielding percentage of .981 after having committed 52 errors with 713 assists and 1,916 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 34 errors, accumulating 726 assists and compiling 1,958 put outs.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 28-41 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 28-44 against the run line so far this season
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 37-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Detroit Tigers are 35-38 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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