Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers MLB Picks 4/20/2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ervin Santana vs. Daniel Norris
The Chicago White Sox visit Comerica Park on Saturday, April 20, 2019 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Ervin Santana for the White Sox and Daniel Norris for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +120 and Detroit at -130. The White Sox have a 10-7-0 over/under record and a 6-11-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 10-7-0 against the run line and have a 5-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 10-7-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 6-11-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 5-12-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 10-7-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
04/17/19 P Lucas Giolito Hamstring left last game, is questionable next start
04/17/19 2B Yoan Moncada Hand left last game, is questionable Thursday vs Detroit Tigers
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/17/19 P Matt Moore Knee is out for season
04/14/19 SS Jordy Mercer Quad 10-day IL (04/14)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 7-10 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 11.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 55 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 60 hitters and walked 34 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.45. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 143 base hits and 89 earned runs. They have allowed 23 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 76 batters and struck out 144. They have walked 4.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
As a team Chicago is hitting .245, good for 17th in the league. The White Sox hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .424 with an on-base percentage of .443. He has 25 hits this season in 59 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .678 and an OPS+ of 207. Yoan Moncada is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 69 at bats. His OPS+ is 174 while his slugging percentage is at .638. The White Sox have 141 hits, including 30 doubles and 23 home runs. Chicago has walked 57 times so far this season and they have struck out 170 times as a unit. They have left 119 men on base and have a team OPS of .735. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 77 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 8-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.32, Daniel Norris has a 0-0 record and a 1.68 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 8.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 11 hits. He's allowing 11.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 41 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 56 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 117 base knocks and 51 earned runs this season. They have given up 17 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 54 hitters and struck out 155 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.12 while their FIP as a staff is 3.70.
As a team, they are batting .203, good for 28th in the league. The Tigers hold a .311 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .280, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.8 hits per contest. Christin Stewart comes into this matchup batting .222 with an OBP of .313. He has 12 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 54 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .519 with an OPS+ of 122. Niko Goodrum is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 13 hits in 49 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .449. The Tigers as a unit have 115 base hits, including 36 doubles and 7 homers. Detroit has walked 53 times this year and they have struck out on 168 occasions. They have had 125 men left on base and have an OPS of .591. They have scored 2.65 runs per game and totaled 45 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +120
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