Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers MLB Picks 8/6/2019
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs. Drew VerHagen
Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox (48-61, 3rd in AL Central) go to Comerica Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Detroit Tigers (32-75, 5th in AL Central).
The White Sox have been a bad option for MLB bettors, having gone 48-61-0 SU. The Tigers are covering 29.9% of the time, going 32-75-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a decent Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 50-56-3.
Chicago is covering 38.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 21-33-0 straight up.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers are covering 26.5% of the time at Comerica Park, going 13-36-0 SU.
The Tigers have been a decent Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 48-52-7.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
8/3/2019 Carson Fulmer RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/31/2019 Yoan Moncada 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/25/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
7/20/2019 Kelvin Herrera RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
8/4/2019 Spencer Turnbull SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
8/4/2019 Jordy Mercer SS Lower Body Probable for Aug 5
8/2/2019 Victor Alcantara RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/30/2019 Christin Stewart LF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/24/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/24/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
7/13/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 48-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.88 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 8 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 353 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 343 hitters and walked 172 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 970 base hits and 522 earned runs. They have allowed 159 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 390 batters and struck out 861. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.92.
As a team Chicago is hitting .251, good for 16th in the league. The White Sox hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .307 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 91 hits this season in 296 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .483 and an OPS+ of 113. Jose Abreu is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .298. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 77 men in 437 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .469. The White Sox have 928 hits, including 158 doubles and 122 home runs. Chicago has walked 256 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,049 times as a unit. They have left 709 men on base and have a team OPS of .701. They score 4.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 449 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 32-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 11.66, Drew VerHagen has a 1-2 record and a 2.80 WHIP. He has 13 strikeouts over the 14.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 16 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 407 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 365 batters and walked 182 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.11. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,019 base knocks and 544 earned runs this season. They have given up 161 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 349 hitters and struck out 886 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.78.Related: Robert Ferringo teaches you 4 reasons you should be betting NFL Preseason on this exclusive YouTube Video - Here
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 30th in the league. The Tigers hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .346. He has 100 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 351 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .387 with an OPS+ of 95. Niko Goodrum is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 93 hits in 371 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Tigers as a unit have 858 base hits, including 202 doubles and 99 homers. Detroit has walked 284 times this year and they have struck out on 1,056 occasions. They have had 721 men left on base and have an OPS of .672. They have scored 3.59 runs per game and totaled 388 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox
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