Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Derek Holland vs. Ervin Santana
The Chicago White Sox visit Target Field on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Derek Holland for the White Sox and Ervin Santana for the Twins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +147 and Minnesota at -157. The White Sox have a 33-32-3 over/under record and a 37-31-0 run line mark. The Twins are 34-33-0 against the run line and have a 30-32-5 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 33-32-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 37-31-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 30-32-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 34-33-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/28/17 3B Tyler Saladino Back 10-day DL (05/27)
05/26/17 P Dylan Covey Oblique 10-day DL (05/26)
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (05/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Back 10-day DL (04/05)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Bicep 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/07/17 P Hector Santiago Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/28/17 P Justin Haley Shoulder 10-day DL (05/28)
05/28/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Forearm 60-day DL (03/30)
05/21/17 P Phil Hughes Bicep 10-day DL (05/22)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 31-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Derek Holland has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 3.79 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 61 strikeouts over his 73.2 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 239 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 558 base hits and 286 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 230 batters and struck out 515. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .261, good for 10th in the league. The White Sox hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 78 hits this season in 266 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .485 and an OPS+ of 123. Avisail Garcia is hitting .332 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 253 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .538. The White Sox have 607 hits, including 100 doubles and 76 home runs. Chicago has walked 172 times so far this season and they have struck out 559 times as a unit. They have left 437 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 314 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 34-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.56, Ervin Santana has a 8-4 record and a 0.95 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 95 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 56 hits. He allows 5.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.30 and they have given up 252 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 190 batters and walked 91 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 616 base knocks and 333 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 237 hitters and struck out 469 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 5.11.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 15th in the league. The Twins hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .343. He has 60 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 221 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .389 with an OPS+ of 96. Miguel Sano is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 65 hits in 227 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 149 and a slugging percentage of .559. The Twins as a unit have 583 base hits, including 117 doubles and 84 homers. Minnesota has walked 258 times this year and they have struck out on 553 occasions. They have had 485 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 312 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins -157
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