Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox 5/4/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, May 4, 2018
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Carson Fulmer
The Minnesota Twins visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday, May 4, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Carson Fulmer for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at -167 and Chicago at +157. The Twins have a 14-12-0 over/under record and a 14-12-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 16-12-0 against the run line and have a 12-14-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 14-12-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 14-12-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 12-14-2 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 16-12-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/01/18 3B Miguel Sano Hamstring 10-day DL (04/28)
04/18/18 CF Byron Buxton Migraine 10-day DL (04/15)
03/29/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 10-day DL (03/29)
03/28/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 06/30 vs Chicago Cubs)
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
05/02/18 3B Yoan Moncada Foot left last game, is "?" Thursday vs Minnesota Twins
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 10-day DL (04/23)
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 Twins have a 10-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 3.63 and a WHIP of 0.92 this year. He has 36 strikeouts over his 34.2 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.93 and they have given up 120 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .285 against the bullpen and they've struck out 106 hitters and walked 48 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 240 base hits and 135 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 116 batters and struck out 241. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .240, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Joe Mauer is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .441. He has 26 hits this season in 88 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .398 and an OPS+ of 137. Brian Dozier is hitting .236 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 110 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .391. The Twins have 220 hits, including 59 doubles and 29 home runs. Minnesota has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 238 times as a unit. They have left 201 men on base and have a team OPS of .717. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 106 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 8-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.32, Carson Fulmer has a 2-1 record and a 1.48 WHIP this year. He has 18 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .278 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 106 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 256 base knocks and 141 earned runs this season. They have given up 29 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 130 hitters and struck out 199 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.81.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .313. He has 28 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 107 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .421 with an OPS+ of 102. Jose Abreu is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 28 hits in 106 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .481. The White Sox as a unit have 234 base hits, including 42 doubles and 34 homers. Chicago has walked 83 times this year and they have struck out on 260 occasions. They have had 194 men left on base and have an OPS of .720. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 108 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox +157 and over 9 total runs
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