Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers 7/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Reynaldo Lopez vs. Cole Hamels
The Chicago White Sox head to Globe Life Park on Sunday, July 1, 2018 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox and Cole Hamels for the Rangers.
The odds for this matchup have Chicago at +148 and Texas at -158. The White Sox have a 35-41-5 over/under mark and a 43-38-0 run line record. The Rangers are 42-41-0 against the run line and have a 38-39-6 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 35-41-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 43-38-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 38-39-6 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 42-41-0 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)
05/21/18 LF Nicky Delmonico Hand 10-day DL (05/19)
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 Texas Rangers Injuries
06/27/18 1B Ronald Guzman Concussion 7-day DL (06/26)
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/16/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 60-day DL (04/30)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 10-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 28-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 3.73 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 67 strikeouts over his 94 innings pitched and he's given up 81 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 273 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 287 hitters and walked 124 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 695 base hits and 371 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 336 batters and struck out 591. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Chicago is hitting .240, good for 19th in the league. The White Sox hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .304. He has 76 hits this season in 296 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .405 and an OPS+ of 97. Jose Abreu is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The White Sox have 660 hits, including 126 doubles and 82 home runs. Chicago has walked 209 times so far this season and they have struck out 774 times as a unit. They have left 526 men on base and have a team OPS of .694. They score 3.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 312 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 37-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.61, Cole Hamels has a 4-6 record and a 1.27 WHIP this season. He has 97 strikeouts over the 97.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 87 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 261 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 263 batters and walked 95 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 771 base knocks and 381 earned runs this season. They have given up 108 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 237 hitters and struck out 606 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Rangers hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .341. He has 85 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 303 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 118. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .396. He has collected 89 hits in 311 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .489. The Rangers as a unit have 655 base hits, including 137 doubles and 96 homers. Texas has walked 300 times this year and they have struck out on 783 occasions. They have had 571 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 370 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +148
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