Saturday, May 27, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Fulmer vs. Derek Holland
U.S. Cellular Field is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox on Saturday, May 27, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Michael Fulmer for the Tigers and Derek Holland for the White Sox.
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Detroit opens at -120 while Chicago opens at +110. The Tigers have a 24-20-2 over/under record and a 23-23-0 run line mark. 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 24-20-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 23-23-0 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
05/12/17 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 22-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Fulmer has a 5-2 record with an earned run average of 2.55 and a WHIP of 1.08. He has 50 strikeouts over his 60 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.06 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 139 hitters and walked 60 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 4.63. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 422 base hits and 209 earned runs. They have allowed 65 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 163 batters and struck out 355. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Tigers hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .368. He has 34 hits this season in 125 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 123. Victor Martinez is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .329. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 151 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .364. The Tigers have 376 hits, including 80 doubles and 56 home runs. Detroit has walked 180 times so far this season and they have struck out 393 times as a unit. They have left 307 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 220 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 20-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.47, Derek Holland has a 4-3 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 54.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 44 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.35. 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 19th 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. Avisail Garcia comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .379. He has 55 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 165 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .570 with an OPS+ of 160. Jose Abreu is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 51 hits in 175 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .531. 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?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +110
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