Thursday, April 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Josh Tomlin
The Chicago White Sox visit Progressive Field on Thursday, April 13, 2017 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox and Josh Tomlin for the Indians.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +178 and Cleveland at -190. The White Sox have a 2-4-0 over/under record and a 3-3-0 run line mark. The Indians are 2-5-0 against the run line and have a 3-3-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 3-3-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 3-3-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 2-5-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
04/01/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 2B Jason Kipnis Shoulder 10-day DL (4/2)
03/30/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 2-4 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 6 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.33 and they have given up 13 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .194 against the bullpen and they've struck out 22 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 6.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 2.8. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 38 base hits and 17 earned runs. They have allowed 8 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 24 batters and struck out 53. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.13 and their FIP as a unit is 4.34.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .226, good for 19th in the league. The White Sox hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .280. He has 6 hits this season in 24 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .292 and an OPS+ of 70. Melky Cabrera is hitting .217 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .280. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 23 at bats. His OPS+ is 85 while his slugging percentage is at .348. The White Sox have 45 hits, including 9 doubles and 6 home runs. Chicago has walked 18 times so far this season and they have struck out 51 times as a unit. They have left 40 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 23 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 4-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 11.57, Josh Tomlin has a 0-1 record and a 1.71 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 4.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 7 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .277 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 22 batters and walked 7 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 62 base knocks and 34 earned runs this season. They have given up 9 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 17 hitters and struck out 68 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .220, good for 23rd in the league. The Indians hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .406. He has 8 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 26 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .808 with an OPS+ of 247. Carlos Santana is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 7 hits in 30 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .433. The Indians as a unit have 51 base hits, including 12 doubles and 7 homers. Cleveland has walked 28 times this year and they have struck out on 52 occasions. They have had 44 men left on base and have an OPS of .666. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 30 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -190
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