Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox MLB Picks 6/2/2019
Sunday, June 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Plesac vs. Lucas Giolito
Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox (28-29, 2nd in AL Central) play the Cleveland Indians (28-29, 3rd in AL Central) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, June 2, 2019. The White Sox open this matchup at -137 while the Indians are coming in at +127. The O/U has been set at 9.
The Indians have been a dicey bet for bettors, having gone 28-29-0 SU. The White Sox cover 49.1% of the time, going 28-29-0 straight up. The White Sox have been a strong choice for bettors as favorites, going 11-6-0 SU. Cleveland covers 53.8% of the time as an underdog, having gone 7-6-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a terrible Over choice for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 23-32-2.
Cleveland covers 46.4% of the time on the road, having gone 13-15-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago covers 55.2% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 16-13-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a solid Under choice for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 27-29-1.
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 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 28-29 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Plesac has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 1.69 and a WHIP of 0.94 this season. He has 2 strikeouts over his 5.1 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 165 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 8.5 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 4.01. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 468 base hits and 222 earned runs. They have allowed 74 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 157 batters and struck out 535. They have walked 2.8 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 4.04.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .227, 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 21st in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 57 hits this season in 198 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 140. Francisco Lindor is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 149 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .477. The Indians have 420 hits, including 82 doubles and 59 home runs. Cleveland has walked 223 times so far this season and they have struck out 500 times as a unit. They have left 391 men on base and have a team OPS of .684. They score 4.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 229 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 28-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.85, Lucas Giolito has a 7-1 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 39 hits. He's allowing 5.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 170 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 182 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 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 492 base knocks and 269 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 217 hitters and struck out 448 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.94.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 12th in the league. The White Sox hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .362. He has 62 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 189 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .492 with an OPS+ of 128. Yoan Moncada is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .335. He has collected 63 hits in 223 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .489. The White Sox as a unit have 487 base hits, including 85 doubles and 64 homers. Chicago has walked 144 times this year and they have struck out on 547 occasions. They have had 385 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 248 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians +127
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