Chicago White Sox at Baltimore Orioles Expert MLB Picks 4/24/2019
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ervin Santana vs. John Means
The Chicago White Sox visit Oriole Park on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 to play the Baltimore Orioles. The probable starters are Ervin Santana for the White Sox and John Means for the Orioles.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -110 and Baltimore at +100. The White Sox have a 13-8-0 over/under record and a 9-12-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 10-14-0 against the run line and have a 16-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 13-8-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 9-12-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 16-8-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 10-14-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/22/19 LF Eloy Jimenez Bereavement List is questionable Tuesday vs Baltimore Orioles
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
04/22/19 LF Dwight Smith Jr. Leg is questionable Tuesday vs Chicago White Sox
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 9-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ervin Santana has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 10.38 and a WHIP of 2.19 this season. He has 4 strikeouts over his 8.2 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 11.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 68 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 71 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.27. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 182 base hits and 106 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 81 batters and struck out 176. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.64.
As a team Chicago is hitting .251, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .403 with an on-base percentage of .427. He has 29 hits this season in 72 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .625 and an OPS+ of 182. Yoan Moncada is hitting .314 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 86 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .593. The White Sox have 183 hits, including 36 doubles and 29 home runs. Chicago has walked 69 times so far this season and they have struck out 201 times as a unit. They have left 146 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 5.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 106 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 8-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.72, John Means has a 2-2 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 15.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.81 and they have given up 126 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .294 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 98 batters and walked 50 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.4 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 6.37. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 245 base knocks and 150 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 176 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.57 while their FIP as a staff is 6.46.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 18th in the league. The Orioles hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jonathan Villar comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .333. He has 27 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 99 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .424 with an OPS+ of 105. Trey Mancini is hitting .347 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 33 hits in 95 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 179 and a slugging percentage of .642. The Orioles as a unit have 199 base hits, including 37 doubles and 26 homers. Baltimore has walked 70 times this year and they have struck out on 204 occasions. They have had 156 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 105 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles +100
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