Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox MLB Picks 6/1/2019
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Jefry Rodriguez vs. Ivan Nova
Guaranteed Rate Field is the venue where Yoan Moncada and the Chicago White Sox (27-29, 3rd in AL Central) will take on the Cleveland Indians (28-28, 2nd in AL Central) on Saturday. The White Sox open this matchup at +100 while the Indians are coming in at -110. The O/U is set at 10.5.
The Indians have been a hot and cold play for MLB bettors, having gone 28-28-0 SU. Chicago covers 48.2% of the time, going 27-29-0 straight up. The Indians have been hot and cold for MLB bettors as favorites, going 21-22-0 SU. The White Sox cover 41.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 16-23-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a bad Over bet for O/U bettors, having gone 23-31-2.
Cleveland covers 48.1% of the time as a visitor, having gone 13-14-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago covers 53.6% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 15-13-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a good Under bet for O/U bettors, having gone 27-28-1.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
5/29/2019 Tyler Naquin RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/28/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/28/2019 Mike Clevinger SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/16/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/7/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
5/25/2019 Welington Castillo C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/24/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
5/13/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 28-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jefry Rodriguez has a 1-5 record with an earned run average of 4.99 and a WHIP of 1.49 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 39.2 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.30 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 175 hitters and walked 48 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 458 base hits and 220 earned runs. They have allowed 74 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 156 batters and struck out 527. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.07.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .226, good for 27th in the league. The Indians hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 41 hits this season in 145 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 115. Carlos Santana is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 194 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .505. The Indians have 411 hits, including 81 doubles and 58 home runs. Cleveland has walked 222 times so far this season and they have struck out 492 times as a unit. They have left 383 men on base and have a team OPS of .684. They score 4.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 228 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 27-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.52, Ivan Nova has a 3-4 record and a 1.72 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 59.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 12.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 179 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 483 base knocks and 268 earned runs this season. They have given up 81 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 216 hitters and struck out 440 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.98.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 12th in the league. The White Sox hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .333. He has 61 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 218 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .491 with an OPS+ of 119. Tim Anderson is hitting .335 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 62 hits in 185 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .503. The White Sox as a unit have 477 base hits, including 84 doubles and 64 homers. Chicago has walked 143 times this year and they have struck out on 539 occasions. They have had 376 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.32 runs per game and totaled 242 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -110
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