Thursday, August 27, 2015
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Roenis Elias (4-6) vs. Carlos Rodon (5-5)
The Chicago White Sox host the Seattle Mariners at U.S. Cellular Field on Thursday. Roenis Elias is the probable starter for the Mariners and he'll face Carlos Rodon of the White Sox. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -175 and Chicago at +155. The over/under was set at 8. The Mariners have a 60-60 over/under record and a 52-74 run line mark, meaning they cover 41% of the time. The White Sox are 61-63 against the run line and have a 59-61 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
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The Mariners show up with a 58-68 record, including 30-32 on the road. Roenis Elias has an earned run average of 4.22 and is 4-6 so far on the season while having a 1.24 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 4-9 over his 79 innings pitched this season while giving up 72 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 2-10. The team is averaging 2.4 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 393 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 358 and walked 167 batters this season while opposing teams hit .257 against them. Seattle has a team average of 8.88 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.76 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.33, they are 25th in the league.
Seattle is batting .244 as a team, which is good for 26th in the league and hitting .239 away from home. The Mariners hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305 which is good for 26th in baseball. With 150 hits, Nelson Cruz leads the team while his team ranks 23rd in hits per game with 8.36.
Chicago is 31-29 at home while holding a 59-65 overall record on the season. Carlos Rodon is starting this game 5-5 for the season with an earned run average of 4.22 and a WHIP of 1.54. In his starts, the White Sox are 11-7 and he has allowed 106 hits over 106.2 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 10-8. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 319 base hits on the year. The White Sox bullpen has struck out 316 batters and walked 132 this season while opposing teams have hit .250 against them. Chicago has a team average of 8.96 hits per game and are averaging 8.46 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.98, they are 18th in the league.
They are batting .251 as a team, which is good for 19th in the league and hitting .246 at home. The White Sox hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305 which is good for 25th in baseball. With 137 hits, Jose Abreu leads the team while his team ranks 16th in hits per game with 8.59.
Seattle has a team fielding percentage of .986 after having committed 66 errors with 1,321 assists and 3,420 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the White Sox have accumulated 75 errors while having 1252 assists and 3,330 put outs leading to a .984 fielding percentage.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 60-60 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 52-74 against the run line so far this season
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 59-61 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 61-63 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/23/15 P Joe Beimel Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/20)
07/09/15 P Charlie Furbush Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
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)
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners
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