Toronto Blue Jays at Chicago White Sox 7/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, July 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jaime Garcia vs. Lucas Giolito
The Toronto Blue Jays head to Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday, July 28, 2018 to take on the Chicago White Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Jaime Garcia for the Blue Jays and Lucas Giolito for the White Sox.
The odds for this matchup have Toronto at -145 and Chicago at +135. The Blue Jays have a 49-46-6 over/under mark and a 46-55-0 run line record. The White Sox are 53-49-0 against the run line and have a 47-50-5 over/under record.
Valuable Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 49-46-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 46-55-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 47-50-5 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 53-49-0 against the run line
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/15/18 CF Kevin Pillar Arm 10-day DL (07/15)
07/14/18 P Marco Estrada Gluteus 10-day DL (07/13)
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 60-day DL (07/08)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/22/18 P Danny Barnes Knee 10-day DL (06/22)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/14/18 P Nate Jones Arm 10-day DL (06/14)
05/23/18 C Welington Castillo Suspension 80-game Suspension (05/23)
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 Blue Jays have a 46-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jaime Garcia has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 5.64 and a WHIP of 1.52 this year. He has 61 strikeouts over his 67 innings pitched and he's given up 68 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 370 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 382 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, Toronto allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Blue Jays pitchers collectively have given up 913 base hits and 461 earned runs. They have allowed 129 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Toronto as a pitching staff has walked 343 batters and struck out 862. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
As a team Toronto is hitting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .237 with an on-base percentage of .291. He has 92 hits this season in 389 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .419 and an OPS+ of 93. Kevin Pillar is hitting .247 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .279. He has totaled 85 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 344 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .407. The Blue Jays have 825 hits, including 194 doubles and 132 home runs. Toronto has walked 332 times so far this season and they have struck out 868 times as a unit. They have left 661 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 449 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 36-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.09, Lucas Giolito has a 7-8 record and a 1.51 WHIP this season. He has 68 strikeouts over the 109.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 101 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 345 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 160 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.97. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 886 base knocks and 496 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 429 hitters and struck out 760 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.81.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .321. He has 100 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 388 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .459 with an OPS+ of 115. Carlos Sanchez is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 95 hits in 376 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .391. The White Sox as a unit have 838 base hits, including 160 doubles and 112 homers. Chicago has walked 262 times this year and they have struck out on 972 occasions. They have had 651 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.04 runs per game and totaled 412 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Blue Jays/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -145
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