Friday, May 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Wade Miley
The Chicago White Sox head to Oriole Park on Friday, May 5, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox and Wade Miley for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +121 and Baltimore at -131. The White Sox have a 10-15-1 over/under mark and a 15-11-0 run line record. The Orioles are 12-14-0 against the run line and have a 12-12-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 10-15-1 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 15-11-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 12-12-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 12-14-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
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 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/03/17 C Welington Castillo Shoulder 10-day DL (5/1)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Chris Tillman Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 14-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.27 and a WHIP of 1.33. He has 21 strikeouts over his 33 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.16 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .183 against the bullpen and they've struck out 91 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.24. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 192 base hits and 83 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 90 batters and struck out 200. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .232, good for 25th in the league. The White Sox hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 25 hits this season in 95 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .432 and an OPS+ of 113. Avisail Garcia is hitting .370 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .420. He has totaled 34 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 92 at bats. His OPS+ is 190 while his slugging percentage is at .609. The White Sox have 202 hits, including 37 doubles and 24 home runs. Chicago has walked 66 times so far this season and they have struck out 216 times as a unit. They have left 157 men on base and have a team OPS of .666. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 106 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 16-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.32, Wade Miley has a 1-1 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 20 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 94 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 83 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 227 base knocks and 107 earned runs this season. They have given up 29 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 110 hitters and struck out 193 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 21st in the league. The Orioles hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .330. He has 26 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 90 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 133. Adam Jones is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 29 hits in 105 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Orioles as a unit have 211 base hits, including 45 doubles and 32 homers. Baltimore has walked 72 times this year and they have struck out on 232 occasions. They have had 168 men left on base and have an OPS of .690. They have scored 4.23 runs per game and totaled 110 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +121
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