Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians 5/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Lucas Giolito vs. Mike Clevinger
The Chicago White Sox head to Progressive Field on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Lucas Giolito for the White Sox and Mike Clevinger for the Indians.
The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +220 and Cleveland at -240. The White Sox have a 23-24-3 over/under mark and a 29-21-0 run line record. The Indians are 22-29-0 against the run line and have a 28-22-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 23-24-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 29-21-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 28-22-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 22-29-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/27/18 DH Matt Davidson Back is "?" Monday vs Cleveland Indians
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 16-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lucas Giolito has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 7.53 and a WHIP of 1.71 this year. He has 27 strikeouts over his 49 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 187 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 187 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 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 433 base hits and 246 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 219 batters and struck out 367. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
As a team Chicago is hitting .246, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 61 hits this season in 195 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .549 and an OPS+ of 153. Tim Anderson is hitting .242 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .308. He has totaled 43 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 178 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The White Sox have 420 hits, including 79 doubles and 60 home runs. Chicago has walked 142 times so far this season and they have struck out 466 times as a unit. They have left 337 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 3.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 199 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 26-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.32, Mike Clevinger has a 3-2 record and a 1.22 WHIP this season. He has 54 strikeouts over the 65 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 58 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.17 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 133 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 434 base knocks and 219 earned runs this season. They have given up 72 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 129 hitters and struck out 450 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 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 12th in the league. The Indians hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .389. He has 57 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 195 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .605 with an OPS+ of 160. Francisco Lindor is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 62 hits in 214 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .537. The Indians as a unit have 445 base hits, including 96 doubles and 75 homers. Cleveland has walked 168 times this year and they have struck out on 438 occasions. They have had 353 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 247 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +220
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