Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Matt Shoemaker
The Chicago White Sox head to Angel Stadium on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Angels. The expected starting pitchers are Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox and Matt Shoemaker for the Angels.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +152 and Los Angeles at -162. The White Sox have a 15-18-3 over/under mark and a 19-17-0 run line record. The Angels are 20-19-0 against the run line and have a 18-21-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 15-18-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 19-17-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 18-21-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 20-19-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (5/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (5/1)
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (4/23)
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 (5/15)
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 17-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.83 and a WHIP of 1.41. He has 28 strikeouts over his 44.2 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.24 and they have given up 73 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .183 against the bullpen and they've struck out 126 hitters and walked 36 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.58. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 274 base hits and 126 earned runs. They have allowed 45 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 122 batters and struck out 277. They have walked 3.5 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 4.37.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 35 hits this season in 133 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 123. Avisail Garcia is hitting .336 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 44 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 131 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The White Sox have 285 hits, including 46 doubles and 34 home runs. Chicago has walked 97 times so far this season and they have struck out 286 times as a unit. They have left 230 men on base and have a team OPS of .673. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 149 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 20-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Matt Shoemaker has a 2-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 44 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 36 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 145 batters and walked 40 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 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 322 base knocks and 166 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 122 hitters and struck out 356 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 23rd in the league. The Angels hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .352 with an OBP of .450. He has 44 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 125 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .752 with an OPS+ of 233. 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 327 base hits, including 56 doubles and 42 homers. Los Angeles has walked 122 times this year and they have struck out on 314 occasions. They have had 275 men left on base and have an OPS of .676. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 156 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox +152
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