Sunday, April 23, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Salazar vs. Derek Holland
The Cleveland Indians head to U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday, April 23, 2017 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Danny Salazar for the Indians and Derek Holland for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -165 and Chicago at +155. The Indians have a 7-8-1 over/under mark and a 7-9-0 run line record. The White Sox are 8-7-0 against the run line and have a 5-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 7-8-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 7-9-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 5-10-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 8-7-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/21/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
04/21/17 P James Shields Back 10-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 10-day DL (4/12)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 9-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Salazar has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.57 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 27 strikeouts over his 17.2 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.17 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 52 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 137 base hits and 70 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 46 batters and struck out 153. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.24.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .255, good for 8th in the league. The Indians hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 21 hits this season in 65 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .615 and an OPS+ of 173. Carlos Santana is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 69 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .420. The Indians have 140 hits, including 30 doubles and 18 home runs. Cleveland has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 124 times as a unit. They have left 119 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 78 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 7-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.16, Derek Holland has a 1-2 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 16.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 14 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.32 and they have given up 26 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .161 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 59 batters and walked 16 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.03. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 107 base knocks and 45 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 56 hitters and struck out 125 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .211, good for 28th in the league. The White Sox hold a .343 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .272, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. Matt Davidson comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .333. He has 11 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 34 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .676 with an OPS+ of 188. Avisail Garcia is hitting .400 this season and he has an OBP of .459. He has collected 22 hits in 55 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 214 and a slugging percentage of .618. The White Sox as a unit have 104 base hits, including 22 doubles and 13 homers. Chicago has walked 35 times this year and they have struck out on 125 occasions. They have had 84 men left on base and have an OPS of .615. They have scored 3.27 runs per game and totaled 49 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -165
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