Sunday, July 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Rodon vs. Kyle Freeland
Coors Field is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Colorado Rockies on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Carlos Rodon for the White Sox and Kyle Freeland for the Rockies.
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Chicago opens at +145 while Colorado opens at -155. The White Sox have a 44-38-3 over/under record and a 44-41-0 run line mark. The Rockies are 48-41-0 against the run line and have a 35-48-6 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 44-38-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 44-41-0 against the run line
Important Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 35-48-6 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 48-41-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
07/07/17 DH Avisail Garcia Finger is not expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday vs. Colorado Rockies
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
07/08/17 2B DJ LeMahieu Groin left last game, probable Saturday vs. Chicago White Sox
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)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 37-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Rodon has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 1.59 and a WHIP of 1.32. He has 12 strikeouts over his 11.1 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 4.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 245 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 307 hitters and walked 117 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th 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 4.76.
As a team Chicago is hitting .261, good for 9th 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 129. 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 127 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 51-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.09, Kyle Freeland has a 8-7 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 99 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 108 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Rockies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 301 batters and walked 114 opposing hitters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Rockies pitchers as a team have surrendered 767 base knocks and 393 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Colorado as a staff has walked 305 hitters and struck out 698 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.40.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Rockies hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Charlie Blackmon comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .366. He has 111 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 354 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 805 base hits, including 143 doubles and 98 homers. Colorado has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 770 occasions. They have had 562 men left on base and have an OPS of .751. They have scored 4.94 runs per game and totaled 435 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Rockies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rockies -155
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