Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox 8/10/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Thursday, August 10, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Brad Peacock vs. Carlos Rodon
U.S. Cellular Field is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, August 10, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Brad Peacock for the Astros and Carlos Rodon for the White Sox.
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Houston opens at -172 while Chicago opens at +162. The Astros have a 61-44-7 over/under record and a 61-51-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 56-54-0 against the run line and have a 54-52-4 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 61-44-7 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 61-51-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 54-52-4 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 56-54-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
08/08/17 CF George Springer Quad "?" Wednesday vs. Chicago White Sox
08/05/17 C Evan Gattis Concussion 7-day DL (08/05)
08/02/17 P Michael Feliz Shoulder 10-day DL (08/02)
08/02/17 P Tony Sipp Calf 10-day DL (08/02)
07/31/17 P Lance McCullers Back 10-day DL (07/31)
07/31/17 P Will Harris Shoulder 10-day DL (07/31)
07/23/17 3B Colin Moran Facial 10-day DL (07/23)
07/18/17 SS Carlos Correa Thumb 10-day DL (07/18)
07/01/17 P David Paulino Suspension 80 game suspension
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 60-day DL (04/19)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
08/08/17 3B Matt Davidson Wrist 10-day DL (08/04)
08/01/17 LF Willy Garcia Concussion 7-day DL (08/01)
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
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 Astros have a 71-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brad Peacock has a 10-1 record with an earned run average of 3.20 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 107 strikeouts over his 81.2 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 333 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 477 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Houston allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 912 base hits and 472 earned runs. They have allowed 137 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 366 batters and struck out 1120. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team Houston is hitting .291, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .503 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .355, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.2 hits per game. Josh Reddick is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 105 hits this season in 343 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 133. Jose Altuve is hitting .365 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .426. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 427 at bats. His OPS+ is 177 while his slugging percentage is at .576. The Astros have 1142 hits, including 248 doubles and 184 home runs. Houston has walked 363 times so far this season and they have struck out 760 times as a unit. They have left 771 men on base and have a team OPS of .858. They score 5.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 661 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 42-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.66, Carlos Rodon has a 1-4 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 38.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 335 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 385 batters and walked 160 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 957 base knocks and 502 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 427 hitters and struck out 844 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.10.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .239 with an OBP of .259. He has 94 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 393 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .364 with an OPS+ of 67. Jose Abreu is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 127 hits in 435 at bats while driving in 68 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .508. The White Sox as a unit have 955 base hits, including 168 doubles and 122 homers. Chicago has walked 272 times this year and they have struck out on 931 occasions. They have had 713 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 473 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Astros -172 and under 3 total runs
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