Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 4/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Carson Fulmer
The Tampa Bay Rays head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Blake Snell for the Rays and Carson Fulmer for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Tampa Bay at -118 and Chicago at +108. The Rays have a 5-4-0 over/under mark and a 6-3-0 run line record. The White Sox are 3-5-0 against the run line and have a 3-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 6-3-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 3-5-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
04/08/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Illness is questionable Monday vs Chicago White Sox
03/29/18 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 10-day DL (03/28)
03/26/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 10-day DL (03/28)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
03/29/18 P Carlos Rodon Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Kevan Smith Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 1-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Blake Snell has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 5.00 and a WHIP of 1.33 this year. He has 7 strikeouts over his 9 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.78 and they have given up 40 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 37 hitters and walked 21 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.33. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 76 base hits and 47 earned runs. They have allowed 10 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 39 batters and struck out 66. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .201, good for 29th in the league. The Rays hold a .295 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .272, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.7 hits per game. Brad Miller is hitting .222 with an on-base percentage of .300. He has 6 hits this season in 27 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .370 and an OPS+ of 92. Denard Span is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 6 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 23 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .391. The Rays have 60 hits, including 10 doubles and 4 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 30 times so far this season and they have struck out 87 times as a unit. They have left 56 men on base and have a team OPS of .567. They score 3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 27 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 3-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Carson Fulmer has a 0-0 record and a 1.20 WHIP this season. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.11 and they have given up 28 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 27 batters and walked 13 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.7 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.58. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 66 base knocks and 44 earned runs this season. They have given up 7 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 32 hitters and struck out 53 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 9th in the league. The White Sox hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .364. He has 8 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 29 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .586 with an OPS+ of 167. Jose Abreu is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 9 hits in 33 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .485. The White Sox as a unit have 68 base hits, including 13 doubles and 14 homers. Chicago has walked 28 times this year and they have struck out on 78 occasions. They have had 55 men left on base and have an OPS of .805. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 37 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays -118
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