Saturday, June 24, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Gossett vs. James Shields
The Oakland Athletics visit U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday, June 24, 2017 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Daniel Gossett for the Athletics and James Shields for the White Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +114 and Chicago at -124. The Athletics have a 41-30-2 over/under record and a 36-37-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 38-33-0 against the run line and have a 34-34-3 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 41-30-2 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 36-37-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 34-34-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 38-33-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/23/17 P Matt Chapman Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 10-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/26)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (04/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/19/17 CF Leury Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
06/19/17 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
05/28/17 3B Tyler Saladino Back 10-day DL (05/27)
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)
04/25/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Bicep 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 31-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Gossett has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 7.20 and a WHIP of 1.30. He has 7 strikeouts over his 10 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 243 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 237 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.93. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 636 base hits and 351 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 238 batters and struck out 583. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
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As a team Oakland is hitting .241, good for 28th in the league. The Athletics hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 75 hits this season in 265 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 125. Yonder Alonso is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 203 at bats. His OPS+ is 168 while his slugging percentage is at .611. The Athletics have 589 hits, including 143 doubles and 99 home runs. Oakland has walked 233 times so far this season and they have struck out 680 times as a unit. They have left 468 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 313 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 32-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.42, James Shields has a 1-0 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 22.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 186 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 249 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 586 base knocks and 293 earned runs this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 242 hitters and struck out 541 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.58.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 10th in the league. The White Sox hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Avisail Garcia comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .384. He has 91 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 266 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .553 with an OPS+ of 149. Jose Abreu is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 83 hits in 280 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .507. The White Sox as a unit have 646 base hits, including 109 doubles and 82 homers. Chicago has walked 179 times this year and they have struck out on 583 occasions. They have had 465 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 332 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Athletics +114
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