Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox 5/20/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Minor vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Texas Rangers visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, May 20, 2018 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Mike Minor for the Rangers and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at -108 and Chicago at -102. The Rangers have a 23-20-3 over/under record and a 20-26-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 21-20-0 against the run line and have a 20-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 23-20-3 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 20-26-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 20-19-2 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 21-20-0 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
05/18/18 LF Nicky Delmonico Hand 60-day DL (05/18)
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 18-28 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 4.12 and they have given up 161 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 148 hitters and walked 63 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 4.69. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 438 base hits and 214 earned runs. They have allowed 60 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 147 batters and struck out 347. 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 4.68.
As a team Texas is hitting .230, good for 26th in the league. The Rangers hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 45 hits this season in 177 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 94. Nomar Mazara is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 173 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Rangers have 357 hits, including 74 doubles and 52 home runs. Texas has walked 137 times so far this season and they have struck out 458 times as a unit. They have left 299 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 4.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 190 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 11-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.50, Reynaldo Lopez has a 0-3 record and a 1.27 WHIP this year. He has 31 strikeouts over the 46.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 38 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 170 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 159 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 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.41. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 371 base knocks and 219 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 192 hitters and struck out 296 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.55 while their FIP as a staff is 4.95.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 19th in the league. The White Sox hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, 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 .293 with an OBP of .360. He has 46 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 157 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 134. Tim Anderson is hitting .240 this season and he has an OBP of .301. He has collected 36 hits in 150 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .420. The White Sox as a unit have 339 base hits, including 63 doubles and 48 homers. Chicago has walked 117 times this year and they have struck out on 376 occasions. They have had 276 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 3.85 runs per game and totaled 158 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the White Sox -102 and over 9.5 total runs
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