Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Luis Severino
The Chicago White Sox visit Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +118 and New York at -128. The White Sox have a 3-8-0 over/under record and a 7-4-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 8-4-0 against the run line and have a 7-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 3-8-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 7-4-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 7-5-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 8-4-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/16/17 3B Todd Frazier Illness "?" Monday vs. New York Yankees
04/14/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 10-day DL (4/12)
04/14/17 LF Melky Cabrera Personal out indefinitely
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
04/01/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
04/16/17 DH Matt Holliday Back "?" Monday vs. Chicago White Sox
04/09/17 C Gary Sanchez Bicep 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 SS Didi Gregorius Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 1B Tyler Austin Ankle 60-day DL (4/2)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 6-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 4.22 and a WHIP of 1.97. He has 11 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He allows 12.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.43 and they have given up 24 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .186 against the bullpen and they've struck out 42 hitters and walked 12 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.71. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 77 base hits and 30 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 93. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.94.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .220, good for 26th in the league. The White Sox hold a .358 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Melky Cabrera is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 8 hits this season in 31 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .387 and an OPS+ of 105. Jose Abreu is hitting .186 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .239. He has totaled 8 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 43 at bats. His OPS+ is 32 while his slugging percentage is at .209. The White Sox have 81 hits, including 17 doubles and 10 home runs. Chicago has walked 28 times so far this season and they have struck out 93 times as a unit. They have left 70 men on base and have a team OPS of .644. They score 3.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 40 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 8-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Luis Severino has a 1-0 record and a 1.08 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 12 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 11 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.47 and they have given up 23 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .172 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 46 batters and walked 10 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.12. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 86 base knocks and 36 earned runs this season. They have given up 12 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 30 hitters and struck out 117 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.16.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .355, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Matt Holliday comes into this matchup batting .242 with an OBP of .419. He has 8 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 33 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .394 with an OPS+ of 130. Ronald Torreyes is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .250. He has collected 10 hits in 40 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .425. The Yankees as a unit have 106 base hits, including 17 doubles and 16 homers. New York has walked 57 times this year and they have struck out on 92 occasions. They have had 96 men left on base and have an OPS of .796. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 60 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox +118
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