Chicago White Sox at Los Angeles Angels 7/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: James Shields vs. Tyler Skaggs
The Chicago White Sox visit Angel Stadium on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are James Shields for the White Sox and Tyler Skaggs for the Angels.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +209 and Los Angeles at -227. The White Sox have a 45-49-5 over/under record and a 52-47-0 run line mark. The Angels are 45-55-0 against the run line and have a 49-48-3 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 45-49-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 52-47-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 49-48-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 45-55-0 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
07/12/18 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)
06/08/18 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 35-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Shields has a 4-11 record with an earned run average of 4.26 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 97 strikeouts over his 133 innings pitched and he's given up 118 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 345 hitters and walked 155 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 4.86. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 852 base hits and 471 earned runs. They have allowed 113 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 416 batters and struck out 734. 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 4.75.
As a team Chicago is hitting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .310. He has 95 hits this season in 366 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .402 and an OPS+ of 98. Jose Abreu is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 376 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .441. The White Sox have 815 hits, including 157 doubles and 104 home runs. Chicago has walked 252 times so far this season and they have struck out 944 times as a unit. They have left 633 men on base and have a team OPS of .701. They score 4.01 runs per contest and have scored a total of 397 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 50-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.68, Tyler Skaggs has a 7-6 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 104 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 96 hits. He's allowing 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 361 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 376 batters and walked 158 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 834 base knocks and 384 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 351 hitters and struck out 900 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 4.29.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Angels hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .307 with an OBP of .456. He has 106 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 345 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .603 with an OPS+ of 193. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .303 this season and he has an OBP of .359. He has collected 103 hits in 340 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .426. The Angels as a unit have 836 base hits, including 153 doubles and 135 homers. Los Angeles has walked 335 times this year and they have struck out on 785 occasions. They have had 697 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 443 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the White Sox +209
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