Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians MLB Picks 9/3/2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Cease vs. Mike Clevinger
Carlos Santana and the Cleveland Indians (79-58, 2nd in AL Central) host the Chicago White Sox (60-76, 3rd in AL Central) at Progressive Field on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. The Indians open this contest at -310 while the White Sox are priced at +275. The over/under is set at 9.
The White Sox have been a less than ideal choice for bettors, having gone 60-76-0 SU. The Indians are covering 57.7% of the time, going 79-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a good Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 62-69-5.
Chicago covers 39.7% of the time on the road, having gone 27-41-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians are covering 60.3% of the time at Progressive Field, going 41-27-0 SU.
The Indians have been a dicey Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 59-73-5.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
8/30/2019 Jon Jay RF Hip Out for the season
7/8/2019 Ryan Burr RP Elbow Out for the season
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
9/1/2019 Jason Kipnis 2B Wrist Probable for Sep 2
9/1/2019 Tyler Olson RP Infection Out for the season
9/1/2019 A.J RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/1/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
9/1/2019 Tyler Naquin RF Knee Out for the season
9/1/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/27/2019 Danny Salazar SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/26/2019 Jordan Luplow RF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/25/2019 Jose Ramirez 3B Hand Out for the season
8/20/2019 Corey Kluber SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 60-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Cease has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 6.92 and a WHIP of 1.64 this season. He has 53 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 452 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 431 hitters and walked 218 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,222 base hits and 649 earned runs. They have allowed 200 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 482 batters and struck out 1,094. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
As a team Chicago is hitting .254, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .328 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 132 hits this season in 402 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .498 and an OPS+ of 123. Jose Abreu is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 153 hits and he has driven in 103 men in 539 at bats. His OPS+ is 116 while his slugging percentage is at .499. The White Sox have 1,178 hits, including 209 doubles and 142 home runs. Chicago has walked 309 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,292 times as a unit. They have left 886 men on base and have a team OPS of .706. They score 4.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 571 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 79-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.72, Mike Clevinger has a 10-2 record and a 1.06 WHIP. He has 123 strikeouts over the 86 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 65 hits. He's allowing 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.57 and they have given up 398 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 429 batters and walked 140 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,093 base knocks and 499 earned runs this season. They have given up 172 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 375 hitters and struck out 1,274 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.Related: Jay Kornegay - Westgate Superbook Football Super Contest - Over 28 Million in Winnings Paid
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Indians hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Carlos Santana comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .411. He has 140 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 482 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .544 with an OPS+ of 146. Francisco Lindor is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 146 hits in 493 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Indians as a unit have 1,150 base hits, including 242 doubles and 191 homers. Cleveland has walked 470 times this year and they have struck out on 1,104 occasions. They have had 910 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 640 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox (+275)
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