Tuesday, July 18, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Miguel Gonzalez
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Miguel Gonzalez for the White Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -275 and Chicago at +250. The Dodgers have a 38-51-6 over/under record and a 43-52-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 47-43-0 against the run line and have a 45-42-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-51-6 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 43-52-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 45-42-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 47-43-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/06/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 10-day DL (07/06)
07/04/17 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Foot 10-day DL (07/04)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 10-day DL (06/25)
06/24/17 P Chris Hatcher Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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 Dodgers have a 64-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 14-2 record with an earned run average of 2.18 and a WHIP of 0.88. He has 159 strikeouts over his 132.1 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.94 and they have given up 248 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 355 hitters and walked 92 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.12. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 689 base hits and 289 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 245 batters and struck out 899. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.12 and their FIP as a unit is 3.39.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .257, good for 14th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 72 hits this season in 269 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .632 and an OPS+ of 151. Corey Seager is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .394. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 311 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .502. The Dodgers have 800 hits, including 184 doubles and 133 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 387 times so far this season and they have struck out 816 times as a unit. They have left 660 men on base and have a team OPS of .793. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 479 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 38-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.15, Miguel Gonzalez has a 4-8 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 78.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 92 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 263 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 325 batters and walked 124 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 762 base knocks and 398 earned runs this season. They have given up 125 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 330 hitters and struck out 698 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.80.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The White Sox hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Avisail Garcia comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .356. He has 98 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 313 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .511 with an OPS+ of 133. Jose Abreu is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 105 hits in 357 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .513. The White Sox as a unit have 791 base hits, including 139 doubles and 103 homers. Chicago has walked 229 times this year and they have struck out on 748 occasions. They have had 577 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 408 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -275
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