Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/27/2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Carpenter vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Detroit Tigers visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday, April 27, 2019 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Ryan Carpenter for the Tigers and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +126 and Chicago at -136. The Tigers have a 10-14-0 over/under record and a 13-11-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 10-13-0 against the run line and have a 14-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 10-14-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 13-11-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 14-9-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 10-13-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/25/19 P Jordan Zimmermann Elbow left last game, questionable next start
04/24/19 P Blaine Hardy Forearm 10-day IL (04/23)
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)
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
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 12-12 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 71 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 80 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 180 base hits and 89 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 83 batters and struck out 203. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Detroit is hitting .228, good for 23rd in the league. The Tigers hold a .360 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 24 hits this season in 90 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .311 and an OPS+ of 79. Niko Goodrum is hitting .247 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 73 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .438. The Tigers have 182 hits, including 58 doubles and 14 home runs. Detroit has walked 75 times so far this season and they have struck out 232 times as a unit. They have left 170 men on base and have a team OPS of .661. They score 3.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 79 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 9-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.46, Reynaldo Lopez has a 1-3 record and a 1.90 WHIP. He has 25 strikeouts over the 25.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He's allowing 12.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 76 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.44. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 201 base knocks and 119 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 186 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.86.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Tim Anderson comes into this matchup batting .383 with an OBP of .405. He has 31 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 81 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .580 with an OPS+ of 164. Yoan Moncada is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 29 hits in 94 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .585. The White Sox as a unit have 198 base hits, including 39 doubles and 29 homers. Chicago has walked 74 times this year and they have struck out on 217 occasions. They have had 161 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.78 runs per game and totaled 110 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers +126
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