Toronto Blue Jays at Chicago White Sox 8/1/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: Marcus Stroman vs. Mike Pelfrey
U.S. Cellular Field is the site of the matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays and Mike Pelfrey for the White Sox.
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Toronto opens at -195 while Chicago opens at +182. The Blue Jays have a 49-50-6 over/under record and a 44-61-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 53-49-0 against the run line and have a 50-48-4 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 49-50-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 44-61-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 50-48-4 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 53-49-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/29/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Ankle 10-day DL (07/29)
07/22/17 P Aaron Sanchez Blister 10-day DL (07/22)
07/05/17 C Luke Maile Knee 10-day DL (07/04)
07/01/17 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day DL (06/06)
06/16/17 3B Chris Coghlan Wrist 10-day DL (06/16)
06/06/17 P J.P. Howell Shoulder 10-day DL (06/05)
05/24/17 LF Anthony Alford Wrist 10-day DL (05/24)
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
07/26/17 DH Avisail Garcia Thumb 10-day DL (07/26)
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 Blue Jays have a 49-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marcus Stroman has a 9-5 record with an earned run average of 3.08 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 109 strikeouts over his 131.1 innings pitched and he's given up 129 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 335 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 423 hitters and walked 145 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 934 base hits and 479 earned runs. They have allowed 131 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 376 batters and struck out 910. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team Toronto is hitting .241, good for 27th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Kevin Pillar is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .293. He has 97 hits this season in 397 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .403 and an OPS+ of 82. Justin Smoak is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .380. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 359 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .591. The Blue Jays have 855 hits, including 165 doubles and 139 home runs. Toronto has walked 356 times so far this season and they have struck out 831 times as a unit. They have left 692 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 438 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 40-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.73, Mike Pelfrey has a 3-8 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 55 strikeouts over the 83.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 81 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 311 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 364 batters and walked 145 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 883 base knocks and 457 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 392 hitters and struck out 788 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.98.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Melky Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .336. He has 117 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 397 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .436 with an OPS+ of 108. Jose Abreu is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 118 hits in 402 at bats while driving in 66 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .520. The White Sox as a unit have 880 base hits, including 156 doubles and 116 homers. Chicago has walked 254 times this year and they have struck out on 855 occasions. They have had 654 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 442 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -195 and under 2 total runs
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