Tuesday, September 8, 2015
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco (12-9) vs. Carlos Rodon (6-6)
The Cleveland Indians visit U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday to play the Chicago White Sox. Carlos Carrasco is the probable starter for the Indians and he'll face Carlos Rodon of the White Sox. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -121 and Chicago at +111. The over/under was set at 8. The Indians have a 65-69 over/under record and a 64-71 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The White Sox are 66-69 against the run line and have a 65-66 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
The Indians come into this game with a 66-69 record, and they are 37-35 away from home. Carlos Carrasco has a 12-9 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.53 and a 1.06 WHIP. The Indians are 15-10 over his 158 innings pitched and he's also given up 135 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 16-9. The team is averaging 4.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 347 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 363 and walked 126 batters this season while opposing teams hit .241 against them. Cleveland has a team average of 8.07 hits allowed per game and are averaging 8.88 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.76, they are 12th in the league.
Cleveland is batting .255 as a team, which is good for 12th in the league and hitting .240 away from home. The Indians hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324 which is good for 8th in baseball. With 151 hits, Michael Brantley leads the team while his team ranks 17th in hits per game with 8.61.
With a 65-70 overall record, Chicago will come into this game 33-32 at home. Carlos Rodon has a record of 6-6 while sporting an earned run average of 4.10 on the year with a 1.50 WHIP. The White Sox have a record of 12-8 over the 118.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 114 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 10-10. The team is averaging 3.8 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. The White Sox bullpen has struck out 350 batters and walked 138 this season while opposing teams have hit .250 against them. Chicago has a team average of 8.96 hits per game and are averaging 8.49 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.94, they are 16th in the league.
They are batting .253 as a team, which is good for 17th in the league and hitting .246 at home. The White Sox hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307 which is good for 24th in baseball. With 151 hits, Jose Abreu leads the team while his team ranks 13th in hits per game with 8.68.
Cleveland has a team fielding percentage of .986 after having committed 71 errors with 1,277 assists and 3,608 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the White Sox have accumulated 83 errors while having 1,361 assists and 3,627 put outs leading to a .984 fielding percentage.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 65-69 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 64-71 against the run line so far this season
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 65-66 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 66-69 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
09/07/15 LF Michael Brantley Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. Chicago White Sox
09/06/15 P T.J. House Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list
09/04/15 P Corey Kluber Hamstring expected to miss 1-2 starts
08/26/15 P Carlos Carrasco Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/22)
07/08/15 P Nick Hagadone Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/7), out for season
Chicago White Sox
09/07/15 1B Adam LaRoche Knee has been scratched from today%27s starting lineup Monday vs. Cleveland Indians
08/30/15 P Zach Putnam Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/27)
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)
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox
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