Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. J.C. Ramirez
The Chicago White Sox visit Angel Stadium on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Derek Holland for the White Sox and J.C. Ramirez for the Angels.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +150 and Los Angeles at -160. The White Sox have a 15-17-3 over/under record and a 19-16-0 run line mark. The Angels are 20-18-0 against the run line and have a 17-21-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 15-17-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 19-16-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 17-21-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 20-18-0 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
05/14/17 3B Yunel Escobar Hamstring 10-day DL (5/13)
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 17-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 2.43 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 33 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 31 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.23 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .182 against the bullpen and they've struck out 123 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.53. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 268 base hits and 121 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 118 batters and struck out 272. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .239, good for 21st in the league. The White Sox hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .264 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 34 hits this season in 129 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .450 and an OPS+ of 120. Avisail Garcia is hitting .344 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .391. He has totaled 44 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 128 at bats. His OPS+ is 164 while his slugging percentage is at .555. The White Sox have 280 hits, including 46 doubles and 33 home runs. Chicago has walked 95 times so far this season and they have struck out 279 times as a unit. They have left 225 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 146 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 19-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.20, J.C. Ramirez has a 3-3 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 40.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 39 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 143 batters and walked 39 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 317 base knocks and 163 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 120 hitters and struck out 349 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The Angels hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .352 with an OBP of .449. He has 43 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 122 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .738 with an OPS+ of 230. 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 107 and a slugging percentage of .411. The Angels as a unit have 321 base hits, including 54 doubles and 39 homers. Los Angeles has walked 118 times this year and they have struck out on 309 occasions. They have had 270 men left on base and have an OPS of .672. They have scored 3.77 runs per game and totaled 151 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +150
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