Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Wade Miley
The Chicago White Sox visit Safeco Field on Tuesday to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Jose Quintana for the White Sox and Wade Miley for the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -111 and Seattle at +101. The over/under was set at 8. The White Sox have a 41-46-4 over/under record and a 43-48-0 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Mariners are 46-46-0 against the run line and have a 44-43-5 over/under record. They cover the spread 50% of the time.
The White Sox head into this matchup with a 45-46 record, including 21-24 on the road. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 3.21 and a WHIP of 1.11. He has 105 strikeouts over his 117.2 innings pitched and he has given up 103 hits so far this season. He has allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen this year has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 254 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen while being struck out 246 times and walking 128 times this season. As a team, Chicago has allowed 8.92 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.76 batters per nine. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The White Sox pitchers have collectively given up 806 base hits and 366 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season and they allow 1.1 homers per nine innings as a staff. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 307 batters and struck out 702. They walk 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team, Chicago is batting .249, good for 21st in the league while putting together a .245 average away from home. The White Sox hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314 which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 8.44 hits per game. Adam Eaton comes into this game hitting .277 and his on-base percentage is at .360. He has 98 hits this season along with 43 runs scored and 30 runs batted in. He's struck out 65 times and has walked 36 times. Melky Cabrera is hitting .295 and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 93 hits so far while scoring 38 runs and he's driven in 41. He has walked 24 times and has struck out 36 times. The White Sox have 767 hits, including 151 doubles and 88 home runs. They've stolen 42 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 22 times. Chicago has walked 268 times this season and they've struck out 742 times as a unit. They've left 625 men on base and have a team OPS of .709. They score 4.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 369 runs so far this year.
Seattle comes into this matchup with a 23-22 home record and a 46-46 overall mark. With an earned run average of 5.44, Wade Miley has a 6-6 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 65 strikeouts over the 92.2 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 106 hits. He has allowed 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.86. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Mariners bullpen while being struck out 330 times and walking 109 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.76 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.44 batters per nine. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 800 base knocks and 363 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 117 home runs this year and they give up 1.3 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Seattle as a staff has walked 268 hitters and struck out 771. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 10th in the league while putting together a .257 average at home. The Mariners hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329 which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 11th in baseball with 9 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .281 and he has an OBP of .367. He has 94 hits this year along with 55 runs scored and 58 RBI. He's struck out 95 times and has walked on 38 occasions. Robinson Cano is hitting .309 and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 116 hits so far while he's scored 64 runs and drove in 59. He has earned a walk 29 times and has punched out 60 times. The Mariners as a unit have 828 base hits, including 146 doubles and 132 homers. They have 25 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 22 times. Seattle as a team has walked 286 times this year and they have struck out 721 times. They've had 613 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They score 4.78 runs per game and have totaled 440 runs so far this season.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 41-46-4 against the over/under so far this season
The Chicago White Sox are 43-48-0 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 44-43-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 46-46-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Chicago White Sox
07/09/16 P Carlos Rodon Wrist 15-day DL (7/6)
07/05/16 C Alex Avila Hamstring 15-day DL (7/6)
07/01/16 3B Matt Davidson Foot 60-day DL (6/30)
06/21/16 P Zach Putnam Elbow 15-day DL (6/21)
06/10/16 CF Austin Jackson Knee 15-day DL (6/10)
05/06/16 P Jacob Petricka Hip 60-day DL (5/2)
04/27/16 C Kevan Smith Pelvis 15-day DL (4/24)
07/06/16 P Taijuan Walker Foot 15-day DL (7/6)
06/30/16 P Nick Vincent Back 15-day DL (6/27)
06/30/16 C Steve Clevenger Hand 60-day DL (6/29)
06/25/16 P Adrian Sampson Elbow 60-day DL (6/24)
06/01/16 P Felix Hernandez Calf 15-day DL (5/28)
05/04/16 P Tony Zych Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (5/2)
04/04/16 P Charlie Furbush Bicep 60-day DL (3/25)
04/04/16 P Evan Scribner Oblique 60-day DL (3/25)
03/30/16 P Ryan Cook Shoulder 60-day DL (3/12)
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox
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