Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians 6/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Reynaldo Lopez vs. Corey Kluber
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
Chicago opens at +268 while Cleveland opens at -300. The White Sox have a 27-39-5 over/under record and a 37-34-0 run line mark. The Indians are 32-39-0 against the run line and have a 36-33-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 27-39-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 37-34-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 36-33-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 32-39-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
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)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/17/18 P Carlos Carrasco Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
06/17/18 P Tyler Olson Side 10-day DL (06/17)
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
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 24-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 3.35 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 57 strikeouts over his 83.1 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 242 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 257 hitters and walked 106 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 610 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 78 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 294 batters and struck out 522. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.64.
As a team Chicago is hitting .240, good for 20th in the league. The White Sox hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 77 hits this season in 272 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 130. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 258 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .415. The White Sox have 573 hits, including 113 doubles and 74 home runs. Chicago has walked 189 times so far this season and they have struck out 672 times as a unit. They have left 458 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 3.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 267 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 38-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.24, Corey Kluber has a 10-3 record and a 0.84 WHIP this season. He has 106 strikeouts over the 104.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 77 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.42 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 189 batters and walked 65 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 592 base knocks and 290 earned runs this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 176 hitters and struck out 648 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 8th in the league. The Indians hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .385. He has 78 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 270 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .604 with an OPS+ of 159. Francisco Lindor is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 84 hits in 293 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .529. The Indians as a unit have 624 base hits, including 140 doubles and 100 homers. Cleveland has walked 229 times this year and they have struck out on 584 occasions. They have had 496 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 340 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -300
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