Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox 8/30/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Rick Porcello vs. Lucas Giolito
The Boston Red Sox visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday, August 30, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Rick Porcello for the Red Sox and Lucas Giolito for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Boston at -192 and Chicago at +180. The Red Sox have a 62-65-6 over/under record and a 77-56-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 70-62-0 against the run line and have a 64-62-6 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 62-65-6 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 77-56-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 64-62-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 70-62-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
08/18/18 P Chris Sale Shoulder 10-day DL (08/15)
08/17/18 3B Rafael Devers Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
07/15/18 P Eduardo Rodriguez Ankle 10-day DL (07/15)
07/08/18 C Christian Vazquez Finger 10-day DL (07/08)
06/27/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (06/23)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 60-day DL (05/30)
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 60-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
08/23/18 C Welington Castillo Shoulder 10-day DL (08/23)
08/21/18 1B Jose Abreu Ribs 10-day DL (08/22)
08/21/18 CF Leury Garcia Ribs 10-day DL (08/21)
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
04/24/18 P Danny Farquhar Head 60-day DL (04/21)
04/23/18 P Miguel Gonzalez Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (04/23)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 91-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rick Porcello has a 15-7 record with an earned run average of 4.18 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 164 strikeouts over his 163.2 innings pitched and he's given up 150 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 380 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 473 hitters and walked 183 batters. As a team, Boston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,059 base hits and 475 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 407 batters and struck out 1,268. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Boston is hitting .269, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 141 hits this season in 481 at bats with 75 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 130. J.D. Martinez is hitting .338 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 162 hits and he has driven in 110 men in 479 at bats. His OPS+ is 181 while his slugging percentage is at .656. The Red Sox have 1,241 hits, including 296 doubles and 173 home runs. Boston has walked 450 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,016 times as a unit. They have left 908 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 714 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 52-80 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.85, Lucas Giolito has a 10-9 record and a 1.45 WHIP this year. He has 103 strikeouts over the 144.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 134 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 433 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 463 batters and walked 200 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,132 base knocks and 627 earned runs this season. They have given up 159 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 532 hitters and struck out 1,013 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 20th in the league. The White Sox hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Carlos Sanchez comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .312. He has 120 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 488 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .379 with an OPS+ of 92. Tim Anderson is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .291. He has collected 117 hits in 474 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .418. The White Sox as a unit have 1,098 base hits, including 218 doubles and 151 homers. Chicago has walked 346 times this year and they have struck out on 1,270 occasions. They have had 842 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.19 runs per game and totaled 553 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox +180 and over 9.5 total runs
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