Chicago White Sox at Baltimore Orioles Expert MLB Picks 4/22/2019
Monday, April 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Manny Banuelos vs. David Hess
The Chicago White Sox visit Oriole Park on Monday, April 22, 2019 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Manny Banuelos for the White Sox and David Hess for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -104 and Baltimore at -106. The White Sox have a 12-7-0 over/under record and a 7-12-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 9-13-0 against the run line and have a 15-7-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 12-7-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 7-12-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 15-7-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 9-13-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 8-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Manny Banuelos has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.48 and a WHIP of 1.36 this season. He has 9 strikeouts over his 10.1 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 63 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.54. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 164 base hits and 101 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 80 batters and struck out 156. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.87.
As a team Chicago is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Yoan Moncada is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 25 hits this season in 78 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of 163. Tim Anderson is hitting .422 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 64 at bats. His OPS+ is 195 while his slugging percentage is at .656. The White Sox have 162 hits, including 32 doubles and 27 home runs. Chicago has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 181 times as a unit. They have left 134 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 91 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 8-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.57, David Hess has a 1-3 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 21 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.75 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .289 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 91 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.4. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 221 base knocks and 138 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 80 hitters and struck out 162 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.55 while their FIP as a staff is 6.65.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 18th in the league. The Orioles hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .345 with an OBP of .402. He has 30 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 87 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .655 with an OPS+ of 181. Jonathan Villar is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 23 hits in 90 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .411. The Orioles as a unit have 181 base hits, including 35 doubles and 25 homers. Baltimore has walked 67 times this year and they have struck out on 183 occasions. They have had 139 men left on base and have an OPS of .704. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 100 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles -106
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