Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers 5/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs. Francisco Liriano
The Chicago White Sox visit Comerica Park on Saturday, May 26, 2018 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Hector Santiago for the White Sox and Francisco Liriano for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -106 and Detroit at -104. The White Sox have a 22-23-2 over/under record and a 26-21-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 27-22-0 against the run line and have a 21-27-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 22-23-2 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 26-21-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 21-27-1 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 27-22-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/25/18 CF Leury Garcia Knee 10-day DL (05/24)
05/24/18 DH Matt Davidson Back is "?" Friday vs Detroit Tigers
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/23/18 P Matthew Boyd Oblique is upgraded to probable next start Monday vs LA Angels
05/14/18 3B Jeimer Candelario Wrist 10-day DL (05/14)
05/08/18 P Alex Wilson Foot 10-day DL (05/08)
05/08/18 P Jordan Zimmermann Shoulder 10-day DL (05/08)
05/04/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Hamstring 10-day DL (05/04)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 15-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.17 and a WHIP of 1.51 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 38.1 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 184 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 408 base hits and 236 earned runs. They have allowed 51 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 210 batters and struck out 352. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Chicago is hitting .245, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .302 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 55 hits this season in 182 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of 144. Tim Anderson is hitting .228 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .291. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 167 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .389. The White Sox have 392 hits, including 75 doubles and 54 home runs. Chicago has walked 135 times so far this season and they have struck out 437 times as a unit. They have left 317 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 3.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 185 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 21-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Francisco Liriano has a 3-1 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 52.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He's allowing 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 175 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 159 batters and walked 80 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.3. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 413 base knocks and 208 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 167 hitters and struck out 365 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 11th in the league. The Tigers hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Nicholas Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .372. He has 59 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 182 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .505 with an OPS+ of 135. Jose Iglesias is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .289. He has collected 40 hits in 167 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 73 and a slugging percentage of .353. The Tigers as a unit have 433 base hits, including 108 doubles and 42 homers. Detroit has walked 126 times this year and they have struck out on 379 occasions. They have had 339 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.18 runs per game and totaled 205 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox -106
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