Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox 9/6/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Cleveland Indians head to U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
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The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -300 and Chicago at +268. The Indians have a 52-75-10 over/under mark and a 66-71-0 run line record. The White Sox are 71-65-0 against the run line and have a 63-68-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 52-75-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 66-71-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 63-68-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 71-65-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/23/17 2B Jason Kipnis Hamstring 10-day DL (08/23)
08/22/17 P Andrew Miller Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/22)
08/22/17 P Danny Salazar Elbow 10-day DL (08/21)
08/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (08/09)
07/30/17 P Boone Logan Back 60-day DL (07/20)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
09/04/17 P James Shields Knee left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
09/02/17 CF Leury Garcia Thumb 10-day DL (09/02)
08/26/17 LF Nicky Delmonico Wrist 10-day DL (08/26)
08/25/17 2B Yoan Moncada Shin 10-day DL (08/25)
08/01/17 LF Willy Garcia Concussion 10-day DL (08/01)
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
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 81-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 13-6 record with an earned run average of 3.67 and a WHIP of 1.11. He has 183 strikeouts over his 164.1 innings pitched and he's given up 143 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.98 and they have given up 349 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 453 hitters and walked 131 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.5. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,084 base hits and 473 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 362 batters and struck out 1,353. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.44.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 150 hits this season in 553 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 107. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .252 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 82 men in 469 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .497. The Indians have 1,227 hits, including 281 doubles and 175 home runs. Cleveland has walked 514 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,003 times as a unit. They have left 980 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 685 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 54-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.06, Reynaldo Lopez has a 0-2 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 14 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 424 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 447 batters and walked 204 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,181 base knocks and 637 earned runs this season. They have given up 205 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 535 hitters and struck out 1,036 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.12.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .353. He has 158 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 526 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 136. Tim Anderson is hitting .245 this season and he has an OBP of .264. He has collected 120 hits in 490 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 75 and a slugging percentage of .396. The White Sox as a unit have 1,176 base hits, including 219 doubles and 155 homers. Chicago has walked 340 times this year and they have struck out on 1,162 occasions. They have had 883 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 582 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -300
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