Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox 7/29/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 29, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Miguel Gonzalez
The Cleveland Indians head to U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday, July 29, 2017 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Corey Kluber for the Indians and Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox.
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The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -271 and Chicago at +240. The Indians have a 38-55-7 over/under mark and a 44-56-0 run line record. The White Sox are 51-48-0 against the run line and have a 48-47-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 38-55-7 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 44-56-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 48-47-4 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 51-48-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/21/17 P Boone Logan Side 10-day DL (07/20)
07/14/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (07/14)
07/09/17 2B Jason Kipnis Hamstring 10-day DL (07/09)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
07/26/17 DH Avisail Garcia Thumb 10-day DL (07/26)
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
06/19/17 CF Leury Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 55-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 2.74 and a WHIP of 0.96. He has 149 strikeouts over his 108.1 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.79 and they have given up 253 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the bullpen and they've struck out 336 hitters and walked 100 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 792 base hits and 364 earned runs. They have allowed 110 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 274 batters and struck out 978. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.59.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Indians hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 91 hits this season in 349 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 123. Francisco Lindor is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 401 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Indians have 892 hits, including 214 doubles and 117 home runs. Cleveland has walked 377 times so far this season and they have struck out 709 times as a unit. They have left 716 men on base and have a team OPS of .779. They score 4.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 489 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 39-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.60, Miguel Gonzalez has a 5-9 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 92 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 104 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 360 batters and walked 141 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 851 base knocks and 443 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 378 hitters and struck out 771 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Melky Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .331. He has 112 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 388 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .430 with an OPS+ of 105. Jose Abreu is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 116 hits in 390 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .521. The White Sox as a unit have 860 base hits, including 151 doubles and 112 homers. Chicago has walked 245 times this year and they have struck out on 817 occasions. They have had 632 men left on base and have an OPS of .725. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 432 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -271
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