Miami Marlins at Chicago White Sox MLB Point Spread Picks 7/22/2019
Monday, July 22, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Richards vs. Ivan Nova
Brian Anderson and the Miami Marlins (36-60, 5th in NL East) travel to Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday where they'll take on the Chicago White Sox (44-51, 3rd in AL Central). The White Sox open this contest at -135 while the Marlins are coming in at +125. The total has been set at 10.
The Marlins have been strong for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 36-60-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 46.3% of the time, going 44-51-0 straight up. The White Sox have been great for wagerers as a favorite, going 17-10-0 SU. Miami has gone 34-59-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 36.6% of the time.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Marlins have been a dicey Over bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 42-49-5.
The Marlins are covering 39.1% of the time as a visitor, having gone 18-28-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago covers 55.6% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 25-20-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a dicey Over bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 46-46-3.
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
7/20/2019 Miguel Rojas SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/18/2019 JT Riddle CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/16/2019 Chad Wallach C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/16/2019 Austin Brice RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/12/2019 Drew Steckenrider RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/11/2019 Julian Fernandez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/8/2019 Jon Berti 3B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/30/2019 Pablo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/14/2019 Jose Urena SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
7/20/2019 Kelvin Herrera RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/17/2019 Eloy Jimenez LF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/13/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/8/2019 Ryan Burr RP Elbow Out for the season
6/28/2019 Tim Anderson SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/7/2019 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 Marlins have a 36-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Richards has a 3-11 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.39 this season. He has 93 strikeouts over his 104 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.88 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 339 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.32. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 789 base hits and 411 earned runs. They have allowed 118 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 354 batters and struck out 829. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.48.
As a team Miami is hitting .240, good for 27th in the league. The Marlins hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Brian Anderson is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 84 hits this season in 344 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 101. Starlin Castro is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .277. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 384 at bats. His OPS+ is 70 while his slugging percentage is at .359. The Marlins have 783 hits, including 152 doubles and 77 home runs. Miami has walked 234 times so far this season and they have struck out 866 times as a unit. They have left 634 men on base and have a team OPS of .660. They score 3.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 349 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 44-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.86, Ivan Nova has a 4-9 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 72 strikeouts over the 110.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 143 hits. He's allowing 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 315 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 298 batters and walked 156 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.09. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 863 base knocks and 465 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 348 hitters and struck out 741 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.96.Related: ACC Preview - SEC Preview - Sports Handicapping - CFB Futures - Ken Thomson / Tony George break down the Season
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The White Sox hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .362. He has 104 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 342 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .526 with an OPS+ of 133. Jose Abreu is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .307. He has collected 105 hits in 385 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .491. The White Sox as a unit have 827 base hits, including 142 doubles and 110 homers. Chicago has walked 230 times this year and they have struck out on 894 occasions. They have had 628 men left on base and have an OPS of .720. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 406 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins +125
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