Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox 6/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Lance Lynn vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Minnesota Twins head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Lance Lynn for the Twins and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at -113 and Chicago at +103. The Twins have a 34-37-3 over/under mark and a 42-32-0 run line record. The White Sox are 40-37-0 against the run line and have a 33-39-5 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 34-37-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 42-32-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 33-39-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 40-37-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
05/31/18 CF Byron Buxton Toe 10-day DL (05/30)
05/06/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-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
06/23/18 P Dylan Covey Hip left last game, is "?" next start
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
05/23/18 C Welington Castillo Suspension 80-game Suspension (05/23)
05/21/18 LF Nicky Delmonico Hand 10-day DL (05/19)
04/24/18 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 Twins have a 34-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance Lynn has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 4.64 and a WHIP of 1.60 this year. He has 73 strikeouts over his 73.2 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 267 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 633 base hits and 311 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 250 batters and struck out 665. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .237, good for 24th in the league. The Twins hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 79 hits this season in 270 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 147. Eddie Rosario is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 291 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .581. The Twins have 596 hits, including 164 doubles and 75 home runs. Minnesota has walked 252 times so far this season and they have struck out 622 times as a unit. They have left 484 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 311 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 26-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.59, Reynaldo Lopez has a 2-5 record and a 1.29 WHIP this season. He has 63 strikeouts over the 87.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 265 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 272 batters and walked 118 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 4.72. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 665 base knocks and 355 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 320 hitters and struck out 564 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.69.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 20th in the league. The White Sox hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .323. He has 81 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 298 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 119. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 72 hits in 282 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .411. The White Sox as a unit have 621 base hits, including 123 doubles and 79 homers. Chicago has walked 199 times this year and they have struck out on 727 occasions. They have had 495 men left on base and have an OPS of .694. They have scored 3.82 runs per game and totaled 294 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins -113
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