Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians 5/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, May 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Covey vs. Adam Plutko
The Chicago White Sox head to Progressive Field on Monday, May 28, 2018 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Dylan Covey for the White Sox and Adam Plutko for the Indians.
The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +203 and Cleveland at -220. The White Sox have a 23-23-3 over/under mark and a 28-21-0 run line record. The Indians are 21-29-0 against the run line and have a 27-22-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 23-23-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 28-21-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 27-22-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 21-29-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/26/18 DH Matt Davidson Back is "?" Sunday vs Detroit Tigers
05/25/18 CF Leury Garcia Knee 10-day DL (05/24)
05/23/18 C Welington Castillo Suspension 80-game Suspension (05/23)
05/21/18 LF Nicky Delmonico Hand 10-day DL (05/19)
04/26/18 RF Avisail Garcia Hamstring 10-day DL (04/24)
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)
03/29/18 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Kevan Smith Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
05/24/18 LF Brandon Guyer Neck 10-day DL (05/20)
05/15/18 CF Bradley Zimmer Chest 10-day DL (05/12)
05/13/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hamstring 10-day DL (05/12)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
05/03/18 P Nick Goody Elbow 10-day DL (05/03)
04/08/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (04/08)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 16-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Covey has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.46 and a WHIP of 1.31 this year. He has 11 strikeouts over his 13 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 186 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 186 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 427 base hits and 243 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 216 batters and struck out 362. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team Chicago is hitting .247, good for 14th in the league. The White Sox hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 61 hits this season in 191 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .560 and an OPS+ of 158. Tim Anderson is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .309. He has totaled 43 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 175 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .451. The White Sox have 415 hits, including 79 doubles and 59 home runs. Chicago has walked 141 times so far this season and they have struck out 456 times as a unit. They have left 333 men on base and have a team OPS of .728. They score 4.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 197 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 25-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.03, Adam Plutko has a 2-0 record and a 0.90 WHIP this season. He has 10 strikeouts over the 13.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.14 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 128 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 422 base knocks and 210 earned runs this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 127 hitters and struck out 432 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 13th in the league. The Indians hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .391. He has 55 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 189 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .593 with an OPS+ of 157. Francisco Lindor is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 61 hits in 209 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Indians as a unit have 432 base hits, including 94 doubles and 72 homers. Cleveland has walked 165 times this year and they have struck out on 423 occasions. They have had 348 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 237 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +203
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