Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Covey vs. Patrick Corbin
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Dylan Covey for the White Sox and Patrick Corbin for the Diamondbacks.
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Chicago opens at +175 while Arizona opens at -186. The White Sox have a 20-19-3 over/under record and a 24-18-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 23-22-0 against the run line and have a 21-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 20-19-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 24-18-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 21-22-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 23-22-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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
05/21/17 P Taijuan Walker Hand 10-day DL (5/20)
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 20-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Covey has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 7.64 and a WHIP of 1.78. He has 21 strikeouts over his 35.1 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 12 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.68 and they have given up 90 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 320 base hits and 151 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 146 batters and struck out 310. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.35.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .248, good for 17th in the league. The White Sox hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 44 hits this season in 161 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .484 and an OPS+ of 126. Avisail Garcia is hitting .350 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .393. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 157 at bats. His OPS+ is 172 while his slugging percentage is at .599. The White Sox have 356 hits, including 58 doubles and 46 home runs. Chicago has walked 112 times so far this season and they have struck out 333 times as a unit. They have left 268 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 193 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 26-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.38, Patrick Corbin has a 3-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 51.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 58 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 113 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 148 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 352 base knocks and 163 earned runs this season. They have given up 47 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 149 hitters and struck out 409 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .447. He has 49 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 158 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .563 with an OPS+ of 157. 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 417 base hits, including 83 doubles and 62 homers. Arizona has walked 151 times this year and they have struck out on 402 occasions. They have had 327 men left on base and have an OPS of .788. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 226 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -186
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