Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers MLB Picks 4/21/2019
Sunday, April 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Reynaldo Lopez vs. Matthew Boyd
The Chicago White Sox visit Comerica Park on Sunday, April 21, 2019 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox and Matthew Boyd for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +110 and Detroit at -120. The White Sox have a 12-7-0 over/under record and a 7-12-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 11-8-0 against the run line and have a 7-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 12-7-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 7-12-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 7-12-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 11-8-0 against the run line
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/18/19 LF Christin Stewart Quad 10-day IL (04/18)
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 8-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Reynaldo Lopez has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 8.84 and a WHIP of 2.12 this season. He has 17 strikeouts over his 19.1 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 12.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 63 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.54. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 164 base hits and 101 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 80 batters and struck out 156. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.84.
As a team Chicago is hitting .248, good for 14th in the league. The White Sox hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Yoan Moncada is hitting .321 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 25 hits this season in 78 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of 168. Tim Anderson is hitting .422 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 64 at bats. His OPS+ is 199 while his slugging percentage is at .656. The White Sox have 162 hits, including 32 doubles and 27 home runs. Chicago has walked 64 times so far this season and they have struck out 181 times as a unit. They have left 134 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 91 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 9-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.96, Matthew Boyd has a 1-1 record and a 1.11 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 24.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.08 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 61 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.26. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 138 base knocks and 62 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 61 hitters and struck out 166 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .215, good for 25th in the league. The Tigers hold a .337 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Niko Goodrum comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .388. He has 16 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 57 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 141. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 17 hits in 65 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Tigers as a unit have 136 base hits, including 43 doubles and 10 homers. Detroit has walked 57 times this year and they have struck out on 180 occasions. They have had 137 men left on base and have an OPS of .627. They have scored 3 runs per game and totaled 57 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +110
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