Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers 9/16/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Reynaldo Lopez vs. Myles Jaye
Comerica Park is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox and Myles Jaye for the Tigers.
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Chicago opens at +102 while Detroit opens at -112. The White Sox have a 69-71-6 over/under record and a 77-69-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 67-79-0 against the run line and have a 78-62-6 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 69-71-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 77-69-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 78-62-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 67-79-0 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 59-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.34. He has 22 strikeouts over his 28.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 456 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 468 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 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,264 base hits and 687 earned runs. They have allowed 226 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 575 batters and struck out 1,096. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 5.23.
As a team Chicago is hitting .259, good for 14th in the league. The White Sox hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .276. He has 136 hits this season in 528 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .409 and an OPS+ of 82. Jose Abreu is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 175 hits and he has driven in 95 men in 569 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .559. The White Sox have 1,293 hits, including 232 doubles and 171 home runs. Chicago has walked 363 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,257 times as a unit. They have left 958 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 648 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 60-86 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.75, Myles Jaye has a 1-1 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 9.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 10 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.46 and they have given up 515 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .276 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 419 batters and walked 209 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.31. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,431 base knocks and 755 earned runs this season. They have given up 199 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 480 hitters and struck out 1,082 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 13th in the league. The Tigers hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Ian Kinsler comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .309. He has 117 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 501 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .397 with an OPS+ of 85. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .317. He has collected 146 hits in 550 at bats while driving in 87 runs. He has an OPS+ of 106 and a slugging percentage of .476. The Tigers as a unit have 1,301 base hits, including 264 doubles and 172 homers. Detroit has walked 461 times this year and they have struck out on 1,200 occasions. They have had 1,004 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 675 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers -112
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