Chicago White Sox at Toronto Blue Jays 4/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Carson Fulmer vs. Aaron Sanchez
Rogers Centre is the site of the matchup between the Chicago White Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Carson Fulmer for the White Sox and Aaron Sanchez for the Blue Jays.
Chicago opens at +178 while Toronto opens at -190. The White Sox have a 1-2-0 over/under record and a 2-1-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 3-2-0 against the run line and have a 1-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 2-1-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 3-2-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
03/29/18 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Kevan Smith Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
03/29/18 CF Anthony Alford Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 CF Dalton Pompey Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 2-1 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carson Fulmer had a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.24 last year. He had 19 strikeouts over his 23.1 innings pitched and he gave up 16 hits. He allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 5.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.62 and they have given up 8 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 6 hitters and walked 4 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 6.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 4.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 19 base hits and 13 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 11 batters and struck out 13. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 4.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.15 and their FIP as a unit is 5.36.
As a team Chicago is hitting .272, good for 4th in the league. The White Sox hold a .583 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .370, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 3 hits this season in 12 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .750 and an OPS+ of 190. Jose Abreu is hitting .417 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .462. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 12 at bats. His OPS+ is 241 while his slugging percentage is at .750. The White Sox have 28 hits, including 5 doubles and 9 home runs. Chicago has walked 13 times so far this season and they have struck out 25 times as a unit. They have left 18 men on base and have a team OPS of .952. They score 6.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 20 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 3-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.25, Aaron Sanchez had a 1-3 record and a 1.72 WHIP last season. He had 24 strikeouts over the 36 innings he pitched. He also gave up 42 hits. He allowed 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 5.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.16 and they have given up 11 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .183 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 17 batters and walked 6 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 34 base knocks and 18 earned runs this season. They have given up 8 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 19 hitters and struck out 41 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 4.75.
As a team, they are batting .205, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 6.4 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .375 with an OBP of .412. He has 6 hits this year along with 1 RBI in 16 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .625 with an OPS+ of 193. Justin Smoak is hitting .368 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 7 hits in 19 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 240 and a slugging percentage of .789. The Blue Jays as a unit have 32 base hits, including 7 doubles and 8 homers. Toronto has walked 17 times this year and they have struck out on 51 occasions. They have had 28 men left on base and have an OPS of .687. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 19 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -190
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