Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians 9/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Covey vs. Trevor Bauer
The Chicago White Sox visit Progressive Field on Friday, September 29, 2017 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Dylan Covey for the White Sox and Trevor Bauer for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +194 and Cleveland at -210. The White Sox have a 75-77-6 over/under record and a 85-73-0 run line mark. The Indians are 80-78-0 against the run line and have a 60-88-10 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 75-77-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 85-73-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 60-88-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 80-78-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
09/08/17 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 10-day DL (09/08)
09/07/17 P Jake Petricka Elbow 10-day DL (09/05)
09/02/17 CF Leury Garcia Thumb 10-day DL (09/02)
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
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 Cleveland Indians Injuries
09/20/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf out indefinitely
09/11/17 CF Bradley Zimmer Hand out for season
08/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (08/09)
07/30/17 P Boone Logan Back 60-day DL (07/20)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 65-93 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Covey has a 0-7 record with an earned run average of 7.83 and a WHIP of 1.73. He has 36 strikeouts over his 64.1 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 498 hitters and walked 233 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,362 base hits and 740 earned runs. They have allowed 240 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 610 batters and struck out 1,169. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 5.18.
As a team Chicago is hitting .257, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 187 hits this season in 607 at bats with 102 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .560 and an OPS+ of 143. Tim Anderson is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .280. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 576 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .408. The White Sox have 1,385 hits, including 251 doubles and 183 home runs. Chicago has walked 394 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,355 times as a unit. They have left 1,032 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 697 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 99-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.28, Trevor Bauer has a 16-9 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 189 strikeouts over the 170.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 177 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.90 and they have given up 404 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 531 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.35. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,242 base knocks and 523 earned runs this season. They have given up 161 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 402 hitters and struck out 1,567 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.37.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Indians hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .338. He has 176 hits this year along with 88 RBI in 637 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .510 with an OPS+ of 117. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 141 hits in 541 at bats while driving in 104 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .510. The Indians as a unit have 1,422 base hits, including 323 doubles and 208 homers. Cleveland has walked 585 times this year and they have struck out on 1,133 occasions. They have had 1,131 men left on base and have an OPS of .789. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 799 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -210
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