Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: James Shields vs. Daniel Gossett
The Chicago White Sox visit O.co Coliseum on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are James Shields for the White Sox and Daniel Gossett for the Athletics.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +143 and Oakland at -153. The White Sox have a 40-38-3 over/under record and a 42-39-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 40-42-0 against the run line and have a 44-36-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 40-38-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 42-39-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 44-36-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 40-42-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
07/02/17 DH Avisail Garcia Knee "?" Monday vs. Oakland Athletics
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
06/23/17 3B Tyler Saladino Back 10-day DL (05/27)
06/19/17 CF Leury Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
06/19/17 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
05/26/17 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)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
07/02/17 3B Ryon Healy Back left last game, "?" Monday vs. Chicago White Sox
06/29/17 P Jharel Cotton Thumb "?" for next scheduled start
06/25/17 2B Chad Pinder Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/23/17 P Matt Chapman Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 10-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (04/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 36-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Shields has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.98 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 26 strikeouts over his 31.2 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 292 hitters and walked 112 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 677 base hits and 344 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 298 batters and struck out 624. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.74.
As a team Chicago is hitting .260, good for 10th in the league. The White Sox hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 95 hits this season in 322 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 129. Avisail Garcia is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 289 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .512. The White Sox have 719 hits, including 124 doubles and 93 home runs. Chicago has walked 206 times so far this season and they have struck out 671 times as a unit. They have left 524 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 371 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 35-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.57, Daniel Gossett has a 1-3 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 21 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 274 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 263 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 715 base knocks and 383 earned runs this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 256 hitters and struck out 643 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Yonder Alonso comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .377. He has 65 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 232 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 152. Jed Lowrie is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 82 hits in 295 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .471. The Athletics as a unit have 659 base hits, including 150 doubles and 116 homers. Oakland has walked 276 times this year and they have struck out on 787 occasions. They have had 542 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 353 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +143
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