Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs 7/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Kyle Hendricks
The Chicago White Sox head to Wrigley Field on Monday, July 24, 2017 to take on the Chicago Cubs. The expected starting pitchers are Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox and Kyle Hendricks for the Cubs.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +245 and Chicago at -270. The White Sox have a 47-43-3 over/under mark and a 49-44-0 run line record. The Cubs are 38-57-0 against the run line and have a 46-47-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 47-43-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 49-44-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 46-47-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 38-57-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
06/19/17 CF Leury Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
05/26/17 P Dylan Covey Oblique 10-day DL (05/26)
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (05/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
06/09/17 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (05/07)
06/08/17 P Kyle Hendricks Hand 10-day DL (06/05)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 38-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has a 4-9 record with an earned run average of 4.89 and a WHIP of 1.51. He has 50 strikeouts over his 84.2 innings pitched and he's given up 97 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 284 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 338 hitters and walked 129 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 805 base hits and 422 earned runs. They have allowed 135 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 352 batters and struck out 727. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Chicago is hitting .257, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 109 hits this season in 372 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 128. Avisail Garcia is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 102 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 327 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .502. The White Sox have 823 hits, including 143 doubles and 105 home runs. Chicago has walked 237 times so far this season and they have struck out 774 times as a unit. They have left 603 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 417 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 50-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.09, Kyle Hendricks has a 4-3 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 61.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 53 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 266 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 364 batters and walked 154 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 768 base knocks and 387 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 337 hitters and struck out 833 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 24th in the league. The Cubs hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Javier Baez comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .311. He has 73 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 266 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 103. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 89 hits in 351 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Cubs as a unit have 795 base hits, including 166 doubles and 134 homers. Chicago has walked 359 times this year and they have struck out on 798 occasions. They have had 668 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 450 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +245
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