Chicago White Sox at Baltimore Orioles 9/16/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Lucas Giolito vs. David Hess
The Chicago White Sox visit Oriole Park on Sunday, September 16, 2018 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Lucas Giolito for the White Sox and David Hess for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -118 and Baltimore at +108. The White Sox have a 69-71-7 over/under record and a 78-69-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 60-87-0 against the run line and have a 67-75-5 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 69-71-7 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 78-69-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 67-75-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 60-87-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
09/09/18 P Michael Kopech Elbow 60-day DL (09/09)
08/21/18 CF Leury Garcia Ribs 10-day DL (08/21)
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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/12/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 60-day DL (09/12)
09/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 60-day DL (09/12)
09/11/18 P Alex Cobb Blister left last game, is questionable for next start.
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 58-89 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lucas Giolito has a 10-10 record with an earned run average of 5.76 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 117 strikeouts over his 159.1 innings pitched and he's given up 146 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 531 hitters and walked 223 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,261 base hits and 692 earned runs. They have allowed 180 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 587 batters and struck out 1,153. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.70.
As a team Chicago is hitting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .315. He has 133 hits this season in 539 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .375 and an OPS+ of 91. Tim Anderson is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .288. He has totaled 130 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 528 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .417. The White Sox have 1,216 hits, including 239 doubles and 168 home runs. Chicago has walked 388 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,421 times as a unit. They have left 938 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.14 runs per contest and have scored a total of 608 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 42-105 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.17, David Hess has a 3-10 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 87 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 549 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 479 batters and walked 265 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.25. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,434 base knocks and 757 earned runs this season. They have given up 210 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 540 hitters and struck out 1,086 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 25th in the league. The Orioles hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .241 with an OBP of .300. He has 126 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 522 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .418 with an OPS+ of 97. Adam Jones is hitting .284 this season and he has an OBP of .315. He has collected 149 hits in 525 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .425. The Orioles as a unit have 1,197 base hits, including 218 doubles and 175 homers. Baltimore has walked 382 times this year and they have struck out on 1,277 occasions. They have had 930 men left on base and have an OPS of .690. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 567 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox -118
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