Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox 5/6/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, May 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. James Shields
The Minnesota Twins visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, May 6, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and James Shields for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at -151 and Chicago at +141. The Twins have a 16-12-0 over/under record and a 15-13-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 17-13-0 against the run line and have a 14-14-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 16-12-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 15-13-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 14-14-2 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 17-13-0 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
05/04/18 3B Yoan Moncada Hamstring left last game, is "?" Saturday 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 11-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 36 strikeouts over his 32 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.67 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .280 against the bullpen and they've struck out 115 hitters and walked 49 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 256 base hits and 143 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 121 batters and struck out 260. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .242, good for 17th in the league. The Twins hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 29 hits this season in 102 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .510 and an OPS+ of 133. Joe Mauer is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .425. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 97 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .392. The Twins have 239 hits, including 64 doubles and 34 home runs. Minnesota has walked 102 times so far this season and they have struck out 252 times as a unit. They have left 214 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 117 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 9-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.35, James Shields has a 1-3 record and a 1.47 WHIP this year. He has 19 strikeouts over the 35.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 120 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 114 batters and walked 54 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 275 base knocks and 150 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 136 hitters and struck out 213 batters. They give up a walk 4.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.53 while their FIP as a staff is 4.93.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 18th in the league. The White Sox hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .344. He has 31 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 114 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 130. Tim Anderson is hitting .243 this season and he has an OBP of .293. He has collected 28 hits in 115 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .391. The White Sox as a unit have 250 base hits, including 44 doubles and 38 homers. Chicago has walked 88 times this year and they have struck out on 279 occasions. They have had 204 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 3.93 runs per game and totaled 118 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox +141 and over 9.5 total runs
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