Baltimore Orioles at Chicago White Sox MLB Picks & Predictions 4/29/2019
Monday, April 29, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: John Means vs. Manny Banuelos
The Baltimore Orioles visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday, April 29, 2019 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are John Means for the Orioles and Manny Banuelos for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +125 and Chicago at -135. The Orioles have a 18-10-0 over/under record and a 11-17-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 10-14-0 against the run line and have a 15-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 18-10-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 11-17-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 15-9-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 10-14-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/28/19 LF Trey Mancini Finger left last game, is questionable Sunday vs Minnesota Twins
04/12/19 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day IL (04/10)
04/10/19 P Nate Karns Forearm 10-day IL (04/09)
03/28/19 C Austin Wynns Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/26/19 LF Eloy Jimenez Ankle injured last game, is questionable Sunday vs Detroit Tigers
04/18/19 P Lucas Giolito Hamstring 10-day IL (04/18)
03/27/19 P Ian Hamilton Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 CF Jon Jay Hip 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Michael Kopech Arm is out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 10-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher John Means has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 1.74 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 23 strikeouts over his 20.2 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.84 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .294 against the bullpen and they've struck out 108 hitters and walked 55 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.11. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 280 base hits and 167 earned runs. They have allowed 69 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 96 batters and struck out 202. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.53 and their FIP as a unit is 6.48.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .243, good for 19th in the league. The Orioles hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .341. He has 31 hits this season in 114 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .412 and an OPS+ of 103. Trey Mancini is hitting .355 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .405. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 110 at bats. His OPS+ is 171 while his slugging percentage is at .618. The Orioles have 234 hits, including 42 doubles and 31 home runs. Baltimore has walked 79 times so far this season and they have struck out 236 times as a unit. They have left 183 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 121 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 10-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.51, Manny Banuelos has a 1-0 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 14.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 76 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 83 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.68. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 216 base knocks and 130 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 94 hitters and struck out 198 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.51 while their FIP as a staff is 5.11.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 6th in the league. The White Sox hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .402 with an OBP of .422. He has 35 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 87 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .632 with an OPS+ of 180. Yoan Moncada is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .374. He has collected 32 hits in 99 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 156 and a slugging percentage of .596. The White Sox as a unit have 219 base hits, including 43 doubles and 33 homers. Chicago has walked 78 times this year and they have struck out on 227 occasions. They have had 170 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 122 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +125
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