Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox 4/22/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Lance McCullers vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Houston Astros visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, April 22, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Lance McCullers for the Astros and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -218 and Chicago at +201. The Astros have a 8-13-0 over/under record and a 11-10-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 7-9-0 against the run line and have a 9-7-0 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 8-13-0 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 11-10-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 9-7-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 7-9-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
03/30/18 P Brady Rodgers Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jandel Gustave Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
03/29/18 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Kevan Smith Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 14-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance McCullers has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 5.57 and a WHIP of 1.43 this year. He has 34 strikeouts over his 21 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.75 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 65 hitters and walked 15 batters. As a team, Houston allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 11 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.34. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 142 base hits and 49 earned runs. They have allowed 18 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 56 batters and struck out 231. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 11 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.05 and their FIP as a unit is 2.94.
As a team Houston is hitting .249, good for 8th in the league. The Astros hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Carlos Correa is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 23 hits this season in 72 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .569 and an OPS+ of 168. Jose Altuve is hitting .337 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .391. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 83 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Astros have 176 hits, including 38 doubles and 20 home runs. Houston has walked 81 times so far this season and they have struck out 196 times as a unit. They have left 151 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 98 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 4-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.42, Reynaldo Lopez has a 0-2 record and a 1.00 WHIP this year. He has 21 strikeouts over the 19 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. He allows 3.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.81 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 73 batters and walked 37 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.91. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 151 base knocks and 95 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 86 hitters and struck out 127 batters. They give up a walk 5.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.64 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .342. He has 18 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 66 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 135. Tim Anderson is hitting .237 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 14 hits in 59 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .407. The White Sox as a unit have 127 base hits, including 23 doubles and 20 homers. Chicago has walked 55 times this year and they have struck out on 164 occasions. They have had 118 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 3.88 runs per game and totaled 62 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox +201 and over 8.5 total runs
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