Saturday, May 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Covey vs. Dylan Bundy
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Dylan Covey for the White Sox and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
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Chicago opens at +185 while Baltimore opens at -200. The White Sox have a 11-15-1 over/under record and a 16-11-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 13-14-0 against the run line and have a 13-12-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 11-15-1 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 16-11-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 13-12-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 13-14-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (5/1)
05/04/17 3B Todd Frazier Back "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
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 60-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 15-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Covey has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 7.29 and a WHIP of 1.76. He has 8 strikeouts over his 21 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.20 and they have given up 53 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .185 against the bullpen and they've struck out 92 hitters and walked 29 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.4 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 3.19. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 197 base hits and 85 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 92 batters and struck out 208. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .235, good for 24th in the league. The White Sox hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 27 hits this season in 100 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 123. Avisail Garcia is hitting .371 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .419. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 97 at bats. His OPS+ is 186 while his slugging percentage is at .598. The White Sox have 213 hits, including 39 doubles and 26 home runs. Chicago has walked 69 times so far this season and they have struck out 224 times as a unit. They have left 164 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 4.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 114 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 17-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.82, Dylan Bundy has a 4-1 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 25 strikeouts over the 39.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 31 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 86 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 236 base knocks and 110 earned runs this season. They have given up 30 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 111 hitters and struck out 197 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.52.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 19th in the league. The Orioles hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .343. He has 29 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 95 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .526 with an OPS+ of 137. Adam Jones is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 31 hits in 110 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .427. The Orioles as a unit have 228 base hits, including 46 doubles and 33 homers. Baltimore has walked 76 times this year and they have struck out on 238 occasions. They have had 179 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 4.37 runs per game and totaled 118 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +185
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