Chicago White Sox at Seattle Mariners Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Cease vs. Felix Hernandez
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Mallex Smith and the Seattle Mariners (60-87, 5th in AL West) will take on the Chicago White Sox (64-82, 3rd in AL Central) on Saturday. The White Sox open this contest at +120 while the Mariners are priced at -130. The total has been set at 9.5.
The White Sox have been solid for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 64-82-0 SU. Seattle covers 40.8% of the time, going 60-87-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a dicey Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 69-72-5.
The White Sox cover 40.3% of the time on the road, having gone 29-43-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle covers 43.1% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 31-41-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a rough Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 83-58-6.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
9/12/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/3/2019 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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/11/2019 Domingo Santana LF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/11/2019 Jake Fraley CF Thumb Out for the season
9/10/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Out for the season
9/8/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Back Out for the season
8/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Out for the season
8/7/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Hip Out for the season
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 64-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Cease has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 6.53 and a WHIP of 1.61 this season. He has 68 strikeouts over his 62 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 479 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 463 hitters and walked 237 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 1,303 base hits and 704 earned runs. They have allowed 220 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 524 batters and struck out 1,186. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Chicago is hitting .256, good for 11th in the league. The White Sox hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 162 hits this season in 569 at bats with 115 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .515 and an OPS+ of 122. Tim Anderson is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 148 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 444 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .509. The White Sox have 1,273 hits, including 232 doubles and 157 home runs. Chicago has walked 347 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,387 times as a unit. They have left 962 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 625 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 60-87 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.96, Felix Hernandez has a 1-6 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 67 hits. He's allowing 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 596 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 604 batters and walked 269 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.16. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,372 base knocks and 745 earned runs this season. They have given up 245 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 461 hitters and struck out 1,129 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 5.09.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 28th in the league. The Mariners hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Mallex Smith comes into this matchup batting .231 with an OBP of .304. He has 110 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 476 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .347 with an OPS+ of 77. Dee Gordon is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 101 hits in 363 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 81 and a slugging percentage of .366. The Mariners as a unit have 1,189 base hits, including 235 doubles and 227 homers. Seattle has walked 531 times this year and they have struck out on 1,443 occasions. They have had 974 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.78 runs per game and totaled 703 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox (+120)
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