Friday, May 26, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Boyd vs. David Holmberg
The Detroit Tigers head to U.S. Cellular Field on Friday, May 26, 2017 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Boyd for the Tigers and David Holmberg for the White Sox.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at -113 and Chicago at +103. The Tigers have a 23-20-2 over/under mark and a 22-23-0 run line record. The White Sox are 25-20-0 against the run line and have a 21-21-3 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 23-20-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 22-23-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 21-21-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 25-20-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/24/17 3B Nicholas Castellanos Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Thursday vs. Houston Astros
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (5/11)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/24/17 P Dylan Covey Oblique "?" for next scheduled start
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (5/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (5/1)
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (4/23)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (3/30)
04/21/17 P James Shields Back 10-day DL (4/18)
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 60-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 22-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Boyd has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.36 and a WHIP of 1.68. He has 33 strikeouts over his 47 innings pitched and he's given up 58 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.08 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 138 hitters and walked 59 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 411 base hits and 202 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 159 batters and struck out 350. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .241, good for 21st in the league. The Tigers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Victor Martinez is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 38 hits this season in 146 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .370 and an OPS+ of 95. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .220 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .295. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 173 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .382. The Tigers have 362 hits, including 76 doubles and 54 home runs. Detroit has walked 175 times so far this season and they have struck out 387 times as a unit. They have left 296 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 214 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 20-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.87, David Holmberg has a 0-0 record and a 0.48 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 10.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 3 hits. He allows 2.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.51 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .193 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 145 batters and walked 50 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 346 base knocks and 168 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 150 hitters and struck out 331 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .347. He has 51 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 175 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 141. Avisail Garcia is hitting .333 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 55 hits in 165 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .570. The White Sox as a unit have 381 base hits, including 61 doubles and 52 homers. Chicago has walked 119 times this year and they have struck out on 362 occasions. They have had 285 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 204 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers -113
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