Tuesday, May 30, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Sale vs. Jose Quintana
U.S. Cellular Field is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Chris Sale for the Red Sox and Jose Quintana for the White Sox.
Boston opens at -174 while Chicago opens at +164. The Red Sox have a 23-24-2 over/under record and a 25-24-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 29-20-0 against the run line and have a 23-23-3 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 23-24-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 25-24-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 23-23-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 29-20-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
05/28/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (04/21)
05/28/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 3B Pablo Sandoval Knee 10-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 60-day DL (04/01)
05/25/17 P David Price Elbow expected to start Monday vs Chicago White Sox
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/28/17 3B Tyler Saladino Back 10-day DL (05/27)
05/26/17 P Dylan Covey Oblique 10-day DL (05/24)
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (05/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
04/21/17 P James Shields Back 10-day DL (04/18)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Back 10-day DL (04/05)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Bicep 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 27-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Sale has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 2.34 and a WHIP of 0.81. He has 101 strikeouts over his 73 innings pitched and he's given up 45 hits. He allows 5.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.11 and they have given up 121 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 153 hitters and walked 48 batters. As a team, Boston allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 418 base hits and 186 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 126 batters and struck out 469. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.54.
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As a team Boston is hitting .270, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Mitch Moreland is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 46 hits this season in 169 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .456 and an OPS+ of 119. Mookie Betts is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 186 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .457. The Red Sox have 451 hits, including 91 doubles and 41 home runs. Boston has walked 179 times so far this season and they have struck out 322 times as a unit. They have left 348 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 231 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 23-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.82, Jose Quintana has a 2-6 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 61.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 56 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.48 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .189 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 167 batters and walked 56 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 373 base knocks and 176 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 167 hitters and struck out 380 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Avisail Garcia comes into this matchup batting .331 with an OBP of .374. He has 59 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 178 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 156. Jose Abreu is hitting .302 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 58 hits in 192 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .526. The White Sox as a unit have 422 base hits, including 65 doubles and 57 homers. Chicago has walked 128 times this year and they have struck out on 393 occasions. They have had 310 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 225 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +164
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