Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox MLB Picks 6/25/2019
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Detwiler vs. David Price
Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox (36-39, 3rd in AL Central) are headed to Fenway Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Boston Red Sox (42-37, 3rd in AL East). The moneyline on this contest has the White Sox priced at +114 and the Red Sox are at -124. The total has been set at 9.5.
The White Sox have been less than ideal for baseball bettors, having gone 36-39-0 SU. The Red Sox are covering 53.2% of the time, going 42-37-0 straight up. The Red Sox have been a solid bet for wagerers as the favorite, going 36-30-0 SU. Chicago has gone 22-32-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 40.7% of the time.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a pretty good Under option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 36-38-1.
Chicago is covering 42.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 16-22-0 straight up.
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
Boston is covering 48.6% of the time at Fenway Park, going 18-19-0 SU.
The Red Sox have been a bad Under option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 43-33-3.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/22/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/20/2019 Dylan Covey SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/20/2019 Ryan Burr RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/19/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 26
6/18/2019 Welington Castillo C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
6/23/2019 Brock Holt 2B Hamstring Probable for Jun 24
6/23/2019 Rafael Devers 3B Hamstring Probable for Jun 24
6/22/2019 Tyler Thornburg RP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 26
6/22/2019 Steve Pearce 1B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 23
6/21/2019 Heath Hembree RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 26
6/19/2019 Tzu-Wei Lin 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/19/2019 Hector Velazquez RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/15/2019 Nathan Eovaldi SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
6/15/2019 Blake Swihart C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/8/2019 Mitch Moreland 1B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/28/2019 Dustin Pedroia 2B Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
11/1/2019 Austin Maddox RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 36-39 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 242 hitters and walked 117 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 654 base hits and 358 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 277 batters and struck out 597. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Chicago is hitting .254, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .319 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 84 hits this season in 263 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .494 and an OPS+ of 122. Jose Abreu is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .299. He has totaled 77 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 298 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .493. The White Sox have 640 hits, including 113 doubles and 86 home runs. Chicago has walked 188 times so far this season and they have struck out 694 times as a unit. They have left 493 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 322 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 42-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.39, David Price has a 4-2 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 66.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 58 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 361 batters and walked 136 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 665 base knocks and 341 earned runs this season. They have given up 97 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 262 hitters and struck out 798 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Rafael Devers comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .361. He has 92 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 298 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 124. J.D. Martinez is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 79 hits in 274 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .526. The Red Sox as a unit have 733 base hits, including 152 doubles and 111 homers. Boston has walked 310 times this year and they have struck out on 674 occasions. They have had 580 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They have scored 5.35 runs per game and totaled 423 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +114
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