Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Nik Turley
The Chicago White Sox visit Target Field on Thursday, June 22, 2017 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Jose Quintana for the White Sox and Nik Turley for the Twins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -109 and Minnesota at -101. The White Sox have a 34-32-3 over/under record and a 37-32-0 run line mark. The Twins are 35-33-0 against the run line and have a 31-32-5 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 34-32-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 37-32-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 31-32-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 35-33-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/19/17 CF Leury Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
06/19/17 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
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 31-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 5.07 and a WHIP of 1.37. He has 79 strikeouts over his 81.2 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 181 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 246 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 570 base hits and 294 earned runs. They have allowed 90 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 525. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .263, good for 9th in the league. The White Sox hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Avisail Garcia is hitting .339 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 87 hits this season in 257 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .553 and an OPS+ of 149. Jose Abreu is hitting .303 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 271 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .509. The White Sox have 623 hits, including 104 doubles and 79 home runs. Chicago has walked 176 times so far this season and they have struck out 567 times as a unit. They have left 451 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 321 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 35-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 12.46, Nik Turley has a 0-1 record and a 2.42 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 8.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 17 hits. He allows 17.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.25 and they have given up 258 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 192 batters and walked 93 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 632 base knocks and 340 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 241 hitters and struck out 477 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 5.13.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 15th in the league. The Twins hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Miguel Sano comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .388. He has 67 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 231 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 152. Joe Mauer is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 62 hits in 225 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Twins as a unit have 595 base hits, including 118 doubles and 86 homers. Minnesota has walked 264 times this year and they have struck out on 563 occasions. They have had 494 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 321 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox -109
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