Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: James Shields vs. Carlos Carrasco
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are James Shields for the White Sox and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
Chicago opens at +194 while Cleveland opens at -210. The White Sox have a 2-3-0 over/under record and a 2-3-0 run line mark. The Indians are 2-4-0 against the run line and have a 3-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 2-3-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 3-2-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 2-4-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/06/17 P Jake Petricka Arm 10-day DL (4/5)
04/01/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Carlos Rodon Arm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 2B Jason Kipnis Shoulder 10-day DL (4/2)
03/30/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 2-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Shields has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.69 and a WHIP of 1.31. He has 5 strikeouts over his 5.1 innings pitched and he's given up 2 hits. He allows 3.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.12 and they have given up 10 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .189 against the bullpen and they've struck out 16 hitters and walked 5 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 6.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 33 base hits and 15 earned runs. They have allowed 7 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 17 batters and struck out 41. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 4.46.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .238, good for 17th in the league. The White Sox hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 6 hits this season in 20 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .350 and an OPS+ of 98. Melky Cabrera is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 19 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .421. The White Sox have 39 hits, including 6 doubles and 5 home runs. Chicago has walked 18 times so far this season and they have struck out 39 times as a unit. They have left 36 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 22 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 3-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Carlos Carrasco has a 1-0 record and a 0.88 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 5.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 4 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 21 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .292 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 17 batters and walked 7 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.82. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 56 base knocks and 33 earned runs this season. They have given up 8 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 17 hitters and struck out 56 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 21st in the league. The Indians hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .357. He has 7 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 24 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .708 with an OPS+ of 199. Carlos Santana is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 7 hits in 26 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Indians as a unit have 46 base hits, including 9 doubles and 6 homers. Cleveland has walked 21 times this year and they have struck out on 40 occasions. They have had 36 men left on base and have an OPS of .665. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 28 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -210
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