Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Angels 7/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Lucas Giolito vs. Felix Pena
The Chicago White Sox visit Angel Stadium on Monday, July 23, 2018 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Lucas Giolito for the White Sox and Felix Pena for the Angels.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +107 and Los Angeles at -117. The White Sox have a 44-48-5 over/under record and a 51-46-0 run line mark. The Angels are 44-54-0 against the run line and have a 47-48-3 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 44-48-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 51-46-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 47-48-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 44-54-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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 Los Angeles Angels Injuries
07/13/18 DH Albert Pujols Knee 10-day DL (07/13)
07/12/18 P Garrett Richards Forearm 10-day DL (07/11)
07/05/18 LF Chris Young Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/29/18 SS Zack Cozart Shoulder 60-day DL (06/29)
06/27/18 P John Lamb Elbow 10-day DL (06/27)
06/16/18 P Jim Johnson Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 3B Kaleb Cowart Ankle 10-day DL (06/07)
05/21/18 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day DL (05/21)
05/21/18 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 60-day DL (04/01)
05/21/18 C Rene Rivera Knee 60-day DL (05/17)
05/15/18 P Sean Isaac Elbow 10-day DL (05/14)
05/05/18 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day DL (04/09)
04/24/18 P Blake Wood Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
03/26/18 P Alex Meyer Shoulder 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 34-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lucas Giolito has a 6-8 record with an earned run average of 6.18 and a WHIP of 1.51 this season. He has 63 strikeouts over his 103.1 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 325 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 337 hitters and walked 152 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 838 base hits and 460 earned runs. They have allowed 110 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 405 batters and struck out 720. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.73.
As a team Chicago is hitting .243, good for 21st in the league. The White Sox hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .311. He has 94 hits this season in 359 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 100. Jose Abreu is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 368 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .435. The White Sox have 802 hits, including 157 doubles and 102 home runs. Chicago has walked 246 times so far this season and they have struck out 926 times as a unit. They have left 622 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 390 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 49-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Felix Pena has a 1-0 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 26.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 371 batters and walked 153 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 817 base knocks and 376 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 341 hitters and struck out 889 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The Angels hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .451. He has 104 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 341 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .595 with an OPS+ of 190. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 101 hits in 330 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .433. The Angels as a unit have 814 base hits, including 148 doubles and 130 homers. Los Angeles has walked 321 times this year and they have struck out on 765 occasions. They have had 680 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 426 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +107
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