Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox 9/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 3, 2018
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Fulmer vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Detroit Tigers visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday, September 3, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Michael Fulmer for the Tigers and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +115 and Chicago at -125. The Tigers have a 57-73-6 over/under record and a 67-69-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 72-64-0 against the run line and have a 65-65-6 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 57-73-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 67-69-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 65-65-6 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 72-64-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/31/18 SS Jose Iglesias Abdominal 10-day DL (08/30)
08/15/18 P Artie Lewicki Elbow 10-day DL (08/14)
08/09/18 1B John Hicks Groin 10-day DL (08/07)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
08/23/18 C Welington Castillo Shoulder 10-day DL (08/23)
08/21/18 1B Jose Abreu Ribs 10-day DL (08/22)
08/21/18 CF Leury Garcia Ribs 10-day DL (08/21)
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 60-day DL (06/14)
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 54-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Fulmer has a 3-10 record with an earned run average of 4.71 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 100 strikeouts over his 120.1 innings pitched and he's given up 120 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 477 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 428 hitters and walked 190 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,192 base hits and 602 earned runs. They have allowed 178 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 410 batters and struck out 1,000. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.57.
As a team Detroit is hitting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Tigers hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .310. He has 116 hits this season in 432 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .389 and an OPS+ of 89. Nick Castellanos is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 520 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .483. The Tigers have 1,106 hits, including 246 doubles and 112 home runs. Detroit has walked 346 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,100 times as a unit. They have left 889 men on base and have a team OPS of .679. They score 3.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 518 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 54-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.51, Reynaldo Lopez has a 5-9 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 116 strikeouts over the 155.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 146 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 448 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 474 batters and walked 204 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,152 base knocks and 638 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 541 hitters and struck out 1,038 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 19th in the league. The White Sox hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Carlos Sanchez comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .317. He has 124 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 498 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .382 with an OPS+ of 93. Tim Anderson is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .291. He has collected 119 hits in 482 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .415. The White Sox as a unit have 1,128 base hits, including 226 doubles and 155 homers. Chicago has walked 354 times this year and they have struck out on 1,302 occasions. They have had 863 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 4.2 runs per game and totaled 567 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox -125
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