Saturday, July 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Jeff Hoffman
The Chicago White Sox visit Coors Field on Saturday, July 8, 2017 to play the Colorado Rockies. The probable starters are Jose Quintana for the White Sox and Jeff Hoffman for the Rockies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +170 and Colorado at -200. The White Sox have a 43-38-3 over/under record and a 44-40-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 47-41-0 against the run line and have a 34-48-6 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 43-38-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 44-40-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 34-48-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 47-41-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
07/03/17 P David Robertson Paternity List out indefinitely
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
06/23/17 3B Tyler Saladino Back 10-day DL (05/27)
06/19/17 CF Leury Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
06/19/17 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
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 Colorado Rockies Injuries
07/03/17 LF Ian Desmond Calf 10-day DL (07/03)
06/26/17 P Tyler Anderson Knee 10-day DL (06/26)
06/19/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 60-day DL (03/30)
06/07/17 LF Gerardo Parra Quad 10-day DL (06/07)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 37-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 4-8 record with an earned run average of 4.45 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 99 strikeouts over his 99 innings pitched and he's given up 93 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 236 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 302 hitters and walked 116 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 699 base hits and 359 earned runs. They have allowed 113 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 310 batters and struck out 653. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.75.
As a team Chicago is hitting .261, good for 10th in the league. The White Sox hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Avisail Garcia is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 93 hits this season in 297 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .502 and an OPS+ of 130. Jose Abreu is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 335 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .513. The White Sox have 749 hits, including 131 doubles and 97 home runs. Chicago has walked 216 times so far this season and they have struck out 699 times as a unit. They have left 545 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 388 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Colorado has a 50-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.01, Jeff Hoffman has a 5-1 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 42 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 300 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 754 base knocks and 387 earned runs this season. They have given up 104 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 300 hitters and struck out 690 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .311 with an OBP of .365. He has 109 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 350 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 126. Nolan Arenado is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 101 hits in 339 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .540. The Rockies as a unit have 797 base hits, including 141 doubles and 98 homers. Colorado has walked 246 times this year and they have struck out on 759 occasions. They have had 558 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.97 runs per game and totaled 432 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +170
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