Monday, May 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Zack Greinke
The Chicago White Sox visit Chase Field on Monday, May 22, 2017 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +179 and Arizona at -191. The White Sox have a 19-19-3 over/under record and a 23-18-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 23-21-0 against the run line and have a 21-21-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 19-19-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 23-18-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 21-21-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 23-21-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/20/17 CF Leury Garcia Elbow "?" Sunday vs. Seattle Mariners
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (5/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (5/1)
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (4/23)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (3/30)
04/21/17 P James Shields Back 10-day DL (4/18)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 60-day DL (3/30)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/15/17 CF A.J. Pollock Groin 10-day DL (05/14)
05/11/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 P Jake Barrett Shoulder 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 CF Socrates Brito Finger 60-day DL (3/28)
03/31/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 19-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.29 and a WHIP of 1.47. He has 30 strikeouts over his 50.1 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.70 and they have given up 90 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 46 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 314 base hits and 150 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 143 batters and struck out 304. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.36.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .247, good for 18th in the league. The White Sox hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 43 hits this season in 157 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .490 and an OPS+ of 127. Avisail Garcia is hitting .357 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 154 at bats. His OPS+ is 178 while his slugging percentage is at .610. The White Sox have 346 hits, including 57 doubles and 45 home runs. Chicago has walked 106 times so far this season and they have struck out 326 times as a unit. They have left 261 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 185 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 26-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.09, Zack Greinke has a 5-2 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 58.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 49 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 112 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 147 batters and walked 47 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 343 base knocks and 160 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 147 hitters and struck out 407 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .312 with an OBP of .451. He has 48 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 154 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 161. A.J. Pollock is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 46 hits in 154 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 412 base hits, including 83 doubles and 61 homers. Arizona has walked 151 times this year and they have struck out on 396 occasions. They have had 323 men left on base and have an OPS of .796. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 225 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox +179
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