Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox 5/19/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Minor vs. Lucas Giolito
The Texas Rangers visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday, May 19, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Mike Minor for the Rangers and Lucas Giolito for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at -240 and Chicago at +220. The Rangers have a 22-20-3 over/under record and a 19-26-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 21-19-0 against the run line and have a 19-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 22-20-3 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 19-26-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 19-19-2 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 21-19-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
05/17/18 P Cole Hamels Neck is "?" for next start
05/15/18 3B Adrian Beltre Hamstring 10-day DL (05/14)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
05/02/18 P Chris Martin Forearm 10-day DL (05/01)
04/30/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 10-day DL (04/30)
04/22/18 CF Carlos Tocci Hip 10-day DL (04/22)
04/16/18 P Tim Lincecum Blister 60-day DL (03/26)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 60-day DL (04/12)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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 Rangers have a 17-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Minor has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 5.61 and a WHIP of 1.34 this year. He has 37 strikeouts over his 43.1 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 157 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 144 hitters and walked 62 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 429 base hits and 210 earned runs. They have allowed 60 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 143 batters and struck out 338. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Texas is hitting .229, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 43 hits this season in 174 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .385 and an OPS+ of 85. Nomar Mazara is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 169 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .515. The Rangers have 347 hits, including 73 doubles and 51 home runs. Texas has walked 132 times so far this season and they have struck out 450 times as a unit. They have left 294 men on base and have a team OPS of .684. They score 3.96 runs per contest and have scored a total of 178 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 11-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.91, Lucas Giolito has a 2-4 record and a 1.66 WHIP this year. He has 24 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 6.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 163 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .276 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 153 batters and walked 71 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.27. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 361 base knocks and 208 earned runs this season. They have given up 45 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 187 hitters and struck out 288 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.94.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 18th in the league. The White Sox hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .353. He has 44 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 153 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 129. Tim Anderson is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .291. He has collected 34 hits in 146 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .418. The White Sox as a unit have 330 base hits, including 60 doubles and 48 homers. Chicago has walked 113 times this year and they have struck out on 367 occasions. They have had 266 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 153 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox +220 and over 8.5 total runs
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