Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox 6/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Detroit Tigers visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday, June 15, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Mike Fiers for the Tigers and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +123 and Chicago at -133. The Tigers have a 29-38-2 over/under record and a 36-33-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 37-29-0 against the run line and have a 26-35-5 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 29-38-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 36-33-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 26-35-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 37-29-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/13/18 C James McCann Illness is "?" Thursday vs Minnesota Twins
06/12/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps 10-day DL (06/14); is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
05/30/18 P Daniel Stumpf Elbow 10-day DL (05/29)
05/30/18 P Francisco Liriano Hamstring 10-day DL (05/27)
05/08/18 P Jordan Zimmermann Shoulder 10-day DL (05/08)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
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 Tigers have a 32-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.01 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 50 strikeouts over his 67.1 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 241 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 225 hitters and walked 104 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 583 base hits and 294 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 231 batters and struck out 517. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.41.
As a team Detroit is hitting .252, good for 11th in the league. The Tigers hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Nick Castellanos is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 84 hits this season in 271 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .480 and an OPS+ of 123. Jose Iglesias is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .308. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 230 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .396. The Tigers have 602 hits, including 151 doubles and 55 home runs. Detroit has walked 181 times so far this season and they have struck out 540 times as a unit. They have left 481 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 288 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 24-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.26, Reynaldo Lopez has a 2-4 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 54 strikeouts over the 77.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He's allowing 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 236 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 569 base knocks and 300 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 481 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.60.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 21st in the league. The White Sox hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .344. He has 73 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 256 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 133. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .268 this season and he has an OBP of .314. He has collected 64 hits in 239 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .418. The White Sox as a unit have 532 base hits, including 109 doubles and 70 homers. Chicago has walked 182 times this year and they have struck out on 624 occasions. They have had 424 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 3.85 runs per game and totaled 254 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +123
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