Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox 8/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Dylan Covey
The Cleveland Indians head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, August 12, 2018 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Dylan Covey for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -262 and Chicago at +239. The Indians have a 58-53-4 over/under mark and a 54-61-0 run line record. The White Sox are 60-55-0 against the run line and have a 54-56-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 58-53-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 54-61-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 54-56-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 60-55-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/11/18 DH Edwin Encarnacion Biceps is doubtful Saturday vs Chicago White Sox
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 10-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 10-day DL (07/28)
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
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)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
08/07/18 CF Leury Garcia Hamstring 10-day DL (08/06)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 64-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 13-6 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 146 strikeouts over his 129.1 innings pitched and he's given up 123 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 303 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 299 hitters and walked 100 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 957 base hits and 441 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 276 batters and struck out 1,054. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.84.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .257, good for 4th in the league. The Indians hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Ramirez is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .409. He has 124 hits this season in 419 at bats with 83 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .618 and an OPS+ of 165. Francisco Lindor is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 139 hits and he has driven in 74 men in 466 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .573. The Indians have 1,018 hits, including 221 doubles and 160 home runs. Cleveland has walked 389 times so far this season and they have struck out 852 times as a unit. They have left 796 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 582 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 42-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.58, Dylan Covey has a 4-8 record and a 1.54 WHIP this season. He has 56 strikeouts over the 79 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 88 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 401 batters and walked 179 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 990 base knocks and 557 earned runs this season. They have given up 139 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 482 hitters and struck out 871 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.81.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .329. He has 118 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 439 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 121. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .239 this season and he has an OBP of .297. He has collected 102 hits in 426 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 84 and a slugging percentage of .376. The White Sox as a unit have 941 base hits, including 187 doubles and 128 homers. Chicago has walked 302 times this year and they have struck out on 1,111 occasions. They have had 731 men left on base and have an OPS of .705. They have scored 4.03 runs per game and totaled 463 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -262
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