Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox 6/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Carlos Rodon
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The Cleveland Indians head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday, June 14, 2018 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Mike Clevinger for the Indians and Carlos Rodon for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -152 and Chicago at +142. The Indians have a 34-29-2 over/under mark and a 29-36-0 run line record. The White Sox are 36-29-0 against the run line and have a 26-34-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 34-29-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 29-36-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 26-34-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 36-29-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
05/24/18 LF Brandon Guyer Neck 10-day DL (05/20)
05/13/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hamstring 10-day DL (05/12)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/25/18 CF Leury Garcia Knee 10-day DL (05/24)
05/23/18 C Welington Castillo Suspension 80-game Suspension (05/23)
05/21/18 LF Nicky Delmonico Hand 10-day DL (05/19)
04/26/18 RF Avisail Garcia Hamstring 10-day DL (04/24)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 35-30 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.31 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 69 strikeouts over his 84.1 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.61 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 175 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 546 base hits and 269 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 164 batters and struck out 591. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.05.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .251, good for 11th in the league. The Indians hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jose Ramirez is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 72 hits this season in 248 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .609 and an OPS+ of 160. Francisco Lindor is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 268 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .534. The Indians have 571 hits, including 131 doubles and 94 home runs. Cleveland has walked 209 times so far this season and they have struck out 541 times as a unit. They have left 446 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 317 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 23-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Carlos Rodon has a 0-1 record and a 1.60 WHIP this season. He has 7 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 233 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 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 4.69. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 555 base knocks and 298 earned runs this season. They have given up 71 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 271 hitters and struck out 473 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.66.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 20th in the league. The White Sox hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .345. He has 72 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 252 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 134. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .271 this season and he has an OBP of .315. He has collected 64 hits in 236 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .424. The White Sox as a unit have 528 base hits, including 108 doubles and 70 homers. Chicago has walked 180 times this year and they have struck out on 612 occasions. They have had 421 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 251 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -152
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