Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers 8/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Reynaldo Lopez vs. Artie Lewicki
Comerica Park is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers on Monday, August 13, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox and Artie Lewicki for the Tigers.
Chicago opens at -109 while Detroit opens at -101. The White Sox have a 54-57-5 over/under record and a 60-56-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 58-59-0 against the run line and have a 45-68-4 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 54-57-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 60-56-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 45-68-4 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 58-59-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
08/07/18 CF Leury Garcia Hamstring 10-day DL (08/06)
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
05/23/18 C Welington Castillo Suspension 80-game Suspension (05/23)
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/09/18 1B John Hicks Groin 10-day DL (08/07)
07/20/18 P Michael Fulmer Oblique 10-day DL (07/20)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 42-74 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez has a 4-9 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.35 this year. He has 96 strikeouts over his 136 innings pitched and he's given up 124 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 179 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 999 base hits and 559 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 482 batters and struck out 876. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
As a team Chicago is hitting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The White Sox hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 118 hits this season in 443 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 122. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .296. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 430 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .374. The White Sox have 944 hits, including 187 doubles and 129 home runs. Chicago has walked 304 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,123 times as a unit. They have left 735 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 464 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 48-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.76, Artie Lewicki has a 0-2 record and a 1.56 WHIP this season. He has 27 strikeouts over the 34 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 42 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 410 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 158 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,021 base knocks and 503 earned runs this season. They have given up 143 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 361 hitters and struck out 859 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Tigers hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Nick Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .333. He has 128 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 452 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .476 with an OPS+ of 116. Jose Iglesias is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .307. He has collected 103 hits in 386 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .394. The Tigers as a unit have 947 base hits, including 211 doubles and 93 homers. Detroit has walked 297 times this year and they have struck out on 952 occasions. They have had 764 men left on base and have an OPS of .671. They have scored 3.76 runs per game and totaled 440 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers -101
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