Baltimore Orioles at Chicago White Sox MLB Picks & Predictions 5/1/2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: David Hess vs. Carlos Rodon
The Baltimore Orioles visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are David Hess for the Orioles and Carlos Rodon for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +149 and Chicago at -172. The Orioles have a 18-12-0 over/under record and a 11-19-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 12-14-0 against the run line and have a 15-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 18-12-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 11-19-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 15-11-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 12-14-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/29/19 LF Trey Mancini Hand is questionable Tuesday vs Chicago White Sox
04/28/19 P Alex Cobb Back 10-day IL (04/27)
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
04/29/19 P Ryan Burr Shoulder 10-day IL (04/25)
04/28/19 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day IL (04/27)
04/28/19 LF Eloy Jimenez Ankle 10-day IL (04/27)
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 10-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Hess has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 5.88 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 18 strikeouts over his 26 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.59 and they have given up 147 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .289 against the bullpen and they've struck out 116 hitters and walked 60 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.05. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 295 base hits and 176 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 105 batters and struck out 220. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.53 and their FIP as a unit is 6.47.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .241, good for 18th in the league. The Orioles hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .355 with an on-base percentage of .405. He has 39 hits this season in 110 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .618 and an OPS+ of 172. Jonathan Villar is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 122 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .402. The Orioles have 247 hits, including 44 doubles and 33 home runs. Baltimore has walked 83 times so far this season and they have struck out 255 times as a unit. They have left 196 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 125 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 12-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.94, Carlos Rodon has a 3-2 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 28 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 93 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.34. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 227 base knocks and 133 earned runs this season. They have given up 39 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 102 hitters and struck out 228 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.84.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 5th in the league. The White Sox hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .314 with an OBP of .374. He has 33 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 105 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 153. Tim Anderson is hitting .375 this season and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 36 hits in 96 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .615. The White Sox as a unit have 237 base hits, including 47 doubles and 35 homers. Chicago has walked 85 times this year and they have struck out on 243 occasions. They have had 190 men left on base and have an OPS of .766. They have scored 5.04 runs per game and totaled 131 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +149
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