Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Michael Fulmer
The Chicago White Sox head to Comerica Park on Saturday, April 29, 2017 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are Derek Holland for the White Sox and Michael Fulmer for the Tigers.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +138 and Detroit at -148. The White Sox have a 7-12-1 over/under mark and a 12-8-0 run line record. The Tigers are 9-12-0 against the run line and have a 12-8-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 7-12-1 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 12-8-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 12-8-1 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 9-12-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/26/17 1B Jose Abreu Hip injured last game, "?" Friday vs Detroit Tigers
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (3/30)
04/21/17 P James Shields Back 10-day DL (4/18)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/23/17 CF JaCoby Jones Facial 10-day DL (4/23)
04/22/17 1B Miguel Cabrera Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 RF J.D. Martinez Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 11-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 1.99 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 19 strikeouts over his 22.2 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.96 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .189 against the bullpen and they've struck out 78 hitters and walked 21 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.92. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 141 base hits and 58 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 71 batters and struck out 170. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .234, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Matt Davidson is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 14 hits this season in 45 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .667 and an OPS+ of 181. Avisail Garcia is hitting .373 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .420. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 75 at bats. His OPS+ is 192 while his slugging percentage is at .600. The White Sox have 155 hits, including 34 doubles and 16 home runs. Chicago has walked 48 times so far this season and they have struck out 167 times as a unit. They have left 115 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 4.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 82 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 11-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.88, Michael Fulmer has a 2-1 record and a 0.96 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 18 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.25 and they have given up 79 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .287 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 67 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.29. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 197 base knocks and 108 earned runs this season. They have given up 26 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 86 hitters and struck out 160 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 16th in the league. The Tigers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Ian Kinsler comes into this matchup batting .233 with an OBP of .364. He has 17 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 73 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .384 with an OPS+ of 116. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .221 this season and he has an OBP of .287. He has collected 19 hits in 86 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Tigers as a unit have 171 base hits, including 35 doubles and 28 homers. Detroit has walked 79 times this year and they have struck out on 176 occasions. They have had 136 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 104 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +138
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