Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox 9/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Shane Bieber vs. Hector Santiago
Guaranteed Rate Field is the site of the matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Shane Bieber for the Indians and Hector Santiago for the White Sox.
Cleveland opens at -180 while Chicago opens at +155. The Indians have a 73-73-10 over/under record and a 73-83-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 81-75-0 against the run line and have a 72-76-8 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 73-73-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 73-83-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 72-76-8 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 81-75-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 60-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 60-day DL (07/28)
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
09/20/18 1B Jose Abreu Thigh is out indefinitely
09/09/18 P Michael Kopech Elbow 60-day DL (09/09)
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 88-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shane Bieber has a 10-5 record with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.37 this year. He has 109 strikeouts over his 108.2 innings pitched and he's given up 128 hits. He's allowed 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 429 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 455 hitters and walked 150 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,298 base hits and 586 earned runs. They have allowed 196 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 388 batters and struck out 1,486. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Indians hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 178 hits this season in 634 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .524 and an OPS+ of 133. Jose Ramirez is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 152 hits and he has driven in 103 men in 555 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .560. The Indians have 1,383 hits, including 282 doubles and 209 home runs. Cleveland has walked 532 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,146 times as a unit. They have left 1,094 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 783 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 61-95 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.35, Hector Santiago has a 6-3 record and a 1.57 WHIP this season. He has 96 strikeouts over the 97.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 95 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 520 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 553 batters and walked 241 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,345 base knocks and 731 earned runs this season. They have given up 191 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 621 hitters and struck out 1,212 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Carlos Sanchez comes into this matchup batting .244 with an OBP of .310. He has 140 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 573 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .375 with an OPS+ of 90. Tim Anderson is hitting .243 this season and he has an OBP of .284. He has collected 136 hits in 560 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 90 and a slugging percentage of .411. The White Sox as a unit have 1,291 base hits, including 251 doubles and 179 homers. Chicago has walked 406 times this year and they have struck out on 1,526 occasions. They have had 1,006 men left on base and have an OPS of .707. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 637 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -180
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