Sunday, June 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: David Holmberg vs. Justin Verlander
The Chicago White Sox head to Comerica Park on Sunday, June 4, 2017 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are David Holmberg for the White Sox and Justin Verlander for the Tigers.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +197 and Detroit at -213. The White Sox have a 25-25-3 over/under mark and a 30-23-0 run line record. The Tigers are 26-28-0 against the run line and have a 29-23-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 25-25-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 30-23-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 29-23-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 26-28-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/03/17 DH Victor Martinez Flu left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Chicago White Sox
05/27/17 2B Ian Kinsler Hamstring 10-day DL (05/27)
05/26/17 C James McCann Hand 10-day DL (05/26)
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (05/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 24-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Holmberg has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 2.51 and a WHIP of 0.70. He has 8 strikeouts over his 14.1 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He allows 3.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 126 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 191 hitters and walked 64 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 400 base hits and 197 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 410. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .252, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Avisail Garcia is hitting .332 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 63 hits this season in 190 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .547 and an OPS+ of 151. Jose Abreu is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 204 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The White Sox have 448 hits, including 69 doubles and 60 home runs. Chicago has walked 134 times so far this season and they have struck out 428 times as a unit. They have left 330 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 238 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 26-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Justin Verlander has a 4-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 63 strikeouts over the 68 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 63 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 155 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 490 base knocks and 243 earned runs this season. They have given up 72 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 179 hitters and struck out 402 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 22nd in the league. The Tigers hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .372. He has 38 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 146 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 115. Victor Martinez is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 47 hits in 175 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Tigers as a unit have 428 base hits, including 90 doubles and 62 homers. Detroit has walked 208 times this year and they have struck out on 464 occasions. They have had 359 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 245 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +197
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