Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians MLB Picks 4/3/2019
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Rodon vs. Corey Kluber
The Chicago White Sox visit Progressive Field on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Carlos Rodon for the White Sox and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +190 and Cleveland at -205. The White Sox have a 3-1-0 over/under record and a 1-3-0 run line mark. The Indians are 2-2-0 against the run line and have a 2-2-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 1-3-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 2-2-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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 Cleveland Indians Injuries
03/27/19 CF Bradley Zimmer Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day IL (03/24)
03/25/19 SS Francisco Lindor Calf 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Jason Kipnis Calf 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 1-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Rodon has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 0.75 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 5.1 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He's allowed 5.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 9.00 and they have given up 11 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 6 hitters and walked 7 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.4. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 21 base hits and 15 earned runs. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 9 batters and struck out 20. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 2.79.
As a team Chicago is hitting .243, good for 11th in the league. The White Sox hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 4 hits this season in 15 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .667 and an OPS+ of 198. Yoan Moncada is hitting .412 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .444. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 17 at bats. His OPS+ is 239 while his slugging percentage is at .706. The White Sox have 25 hits, including 4 doubles and 4 home runs. Chicago has walked 11 times so far this season and they have struck out 22 times as a unit. They have left 19 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 15 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 2-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.57, Corey Kluber has a 0-1 record and a 0.71 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 4 hits. He's allowing 5.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 8 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 7 batters and walked 4 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 21 base knocks and 11 earned runs this season. They have given up 1 home run this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 6 hitters and struck out 23 batters. They give up a walk 2.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.08 while their FIP as a staff is 2.95.
As a team, they are batting .133, good for 30th in the league. The Indians hold a .189 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .218, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 4.0 hits per contest. Carlos Santana comes into this matchup batting .462 with an OBP of .533. He has 6 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 13 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .538 with an OPS+ of 224. Hanley Ramirez is hitting .231 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 3 hits in 13 at bats while driving in 1 run. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Indians as a unit have 12 base hits, including 2 doubles and 1 homer. Cleveland has walked 10 times this year and they have struck out on 39 occasions. They have had 15 men left on base and have an OPS of .407. They have scored 1.67 runs per game and totaled 5 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +190
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