Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers 9/15/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carson Fulmer vs. Anibal Sanchez
The Chicago White Sox head to Comerica Park on Friday, September 15, 2017 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are Carson Fulmer for the White Sox and Anibal Sanchez for the Tigers.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +109 and Detroit at -119. The White Sox have a 68-71-6 over/under mark and a 76-69-0 run line record. The Tigers are 67-78-0 against the run line and have a 77-62-6 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 68-71-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 76-69-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 77-62-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 67-78-0 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)
08/01/17 LF Willy Garcia Concussion 10-day DL (08/01)
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
09/11/17 P Jordan Zimmermann Neck "?" for next scheduled start
09/04/17 DH Victor Martinez Heart 60-day DL (09/03)
09/02/17 P Michael Fulmer Elbow out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 58-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carson Fulmer has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 12 strikeouts over his 12 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 453 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 464 hitters and walked 218 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,244 base hits and 678 earned runs. They have allowed 221 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 570 batters and struck out 1,080. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 5.21.
As a team Chicago is hitting .257, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .273. He has 131 hits this season in 516 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .409 and an OPS+ of 81. Jose Abreu is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 171 hits and he has driven in 92 men in 560 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .561. The White Sox have 1,258 hits, including 228 doubles and 169 home runs. Chicago has walked 355 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,239 times as a unit. They have left 935 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 626 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 60-85 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.43, Anibal Sanchez has a 3-4 record and a 1.68 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 82.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 116 hits. He allows 12.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.31 and they have given up 499 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 413 batters and walked 205 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.22. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,399 base knocks and 733 earned runs this season. They have given up 195 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 472 hitters and struck out 1,061 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Tigers hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Ian Kinsler comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .313. He has 116 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 491 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .397 with an OPS+ of 86. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 142 hits in 543 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .468. The Tigers as a unit have 1,282 base hits, including 261 doubles and 168 homers. Detroit has walked 458 times this year and they have struck out on 1,179 occasions. They have had 991 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 665 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +109
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