Sunday, May 7, 2017
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Chris Tillman
The Chicago White Sox head to Oriole Park on Sunday, May 7, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Jose Quintana for the White Sox and Chris Tillman for the Orioles.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +100 and Baltimore at -110. The White Sox have a 11-16-1 over/under mark and a 16-12-0 run line record. The Orioles are 14-14-0 against the run line and have a 13-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 11-16-1 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 16-12-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 13-13-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 14-14-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/05/17 3B Todd Frazier Back doubtful Saturday vs. Baltimore Orioles
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (5/1)
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
05/05/17 P Zach Britton Forearm "?" Saturday vs. Chicago White Sox
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 15-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 4.10 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 37 strikeouts over his 37.1 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.28 and they have given up 56 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .190 against the bullpen and they've struck out 93 hitters and walked 29 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 3.2. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 206 base hits and 88 earned runs. They have allowed 29 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 93 batters and struck out 214. They have walked 3.4 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.
For expert handicapping advice on this matchup and other MLB games check out our handicapping tips.
As a team Chicago is hitting .239, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 30 hits this season in 105 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 131. Avisail Garcia is hitting .366 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .413. He has totaled 37 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 101 at bats. His OPS+ is 180 while his slugging percentage is at .584. The White Sox have 225 hits, including 40 doubles and 26 home runs. Chicago has walked 71 times so far this season and they have struck out 230 times as a unit. They have left 174 men on base and have a team OPS of .677. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 116 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 18-10 overall mark this year. Chris Tillman will be making his season debut for the Orioles. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 106 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 92 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 248 base knocks and 112 earned runs this season. They have given up 30 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 113 hitters and struck out 203 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.44.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 18th 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 8.5 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .339. He has 29 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 98 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .510 with an OPS+ of 132. Adam Jones is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 31 hits in 114 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Orioles as a unit have 237 base hits, including 47 doubles and 34 homers. Baltimore has walked 77 times this year and they have struck out on 244 occasions. They have had 187 men left on base and have an OPS of .702. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 122 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +100
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks