Monday, May 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Pelfrey vs. Jesse Chavez
The Chicago White Sox visit Angel Stadium on Monday, May 15, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Mike Pelfrey for the White Sox and Jesse Chavez for the Angels.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +164 and Los Angeles at -174. The White Sox have a 14-17-3 over/under record and a 18-16-0 run line mark. The Angels are 20-17-0 against the run line and have a 16-21-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 14-17-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 18-16-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 16-21-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 20-17-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/10/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 10-day DL (5/8)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (5/1)
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 60-day DL (3/30)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/13/17 3B Yunel Escobar Hamstring left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Detroit Tigers
05/01/17 1B C.J. Cron Foot 10-day DL (4/29)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Side 10-day DL (4/29)
04/23/17 P Cam Bedrosia Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (4/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Trapezius 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 10-day DL (4/10)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (4/01)
04/15/17 P Vicente Campos Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 16-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 5.21 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 6 strikeouts over his 19 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.27 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .185 against the bullpen and they've struck out 121 hitters and walked 34 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 263 base hits and 118 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 113 batters and struck out 265. They have walked 3.4 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 4.25.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 34 hits this season in 127 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .457 and an OPS+ of 120. Avisail Garcia is hitting .347 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .391. He has totaled 43 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 124 at bats. His OPS+ is 168 while his slugging percentage is at .565. The White Sox have 271 hits, including 45 doubles and 33 home runs. Chicago has walked 88 times so far this season and they have struck out 275 times as a unit. They have left 217 men on base and have a team OPS of .673. They score 4.03 runs per contest and have scored a total of 137 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 18-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.29, Jesse Chavez has a 2-5 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 42 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 39 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 141 batters and walked 39 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 313 base knocks and 162 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 118 hitters and struck out 340 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 19th in the league. The Angels hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .347 with an OBP of .441. He has 42 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 121 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .711 with an OPS+ of 222. Yunel Escobar is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 43 hits in 158 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .411. The Angels as a unit have 316 base hits, including 54 doubles and 37 homers. Los Angeles has walked 112 times this year and they have struck out on 300 occasions. They have had 263 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.77 runs per game and totaled 147 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Angels -174
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