Friday, June 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Corey Kluber
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, June 9, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
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Chicago opens at +218 while Cleveland opens at -237. The White Sox have a 27-27-3 over/under record and a 31-26-0 run line mark. The Indians are 20-37-0 against the run line and have a 21-33-3 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 27-27-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 31-26-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 21-33-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 20-37-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/03/17 P Michael Ynoa Hip 10-day DL (06/03)
05/28/17 3B Tyler Saladino Back 10-day DL (05/27)
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)
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
04/21/17 P James Shields Back 10-day DL (04/18)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Back 10-day DL (04/05)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Bicep 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/07/17 DH Edwin Encarnacion Hip "?" Friday vs. Chicago White Sox
06/06/17 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (06/04)
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (05/16)
05/14/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist 10-day DL (05/13)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 25-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 4.83 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 40 strikeouts over his 69 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 201 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 455 base hits and 232 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 198 batters and struck out 440. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .252, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Avisail Garcia is hitting .327 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 69 hits this season in 211 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 146. Jose Abreu is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 223 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The White Sox have 490 hits, including 80 doubles and 64 home runs. Chicago has walked 145 times so far this season and they have struck out 474 times as a unit. They have left 361 men on base and have a team OPS of .716. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 253 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 29-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.36, Corey Kluber has a 4-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 43.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 40 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.49 and they have given up 148 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 206 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 458 base knocks and 224 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 166 hitters and struck out 555 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 17th in the league. The Indians hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Michael Brantley comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .361. He has 56 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 189 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .429 with an OPS+ of 104. Francisco Lindor is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .331. He has collected 59 hits in 221 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .511. The Indians as a unit have 468 base hits, including 105 doubles and 68 homers. Cleveland has walked 201 times this year and they have struck out on 418 occasions. They have had 380 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 252 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -237
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