Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox MLB Game Picks 7/26/2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Pineda vs. Dylan Cease
Guaranteed Rate Field is the site where Yoan Moncada and the Chicago White Sox (45-54, 3rd in AL Central) will take on the Minnesota Twins (61-40, 1st in AL Central) on Friday. The line on this matchup has the Twins priced at -147 and the White Sox are at +137. The total opens at 10.
The Twins have been a very good choice for baseball bettors, having gone 61-40-0 SU. The White Sox cover 45.5% of the time, going 45-54-0 straight up. The Twins have been a very good choice for baseball bettors as favorites, going 40-26-0 SU. The White Sox cover 38.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 27-44-0 straight up.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been a pretty good Over option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 51-45-5.
Minnesota is covering 61.2% of the time as the visitor, having gone 30-19-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox cover 54.2% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 26-22-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a good Under option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 47-49-3.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
7/24/2019 LaMonte Wade RF Thumb Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/23/2019 Byron Buxton CF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/22/2019 C.J 1B Thumb Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/8/2019 Willians Astudillo C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
7/23/2019 Eloy Jimenez LF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/20/2019 Kelvin Herrera RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
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 Twins have a 61-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Pineda has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 95 strikeouts over his 104 innings pitched and he's given up 103 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 351 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 361 hitters and walked 130 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 886 base hits and 419 earned runs. They have allowed 129 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 294 batters and struck out 886. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.22.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .272, good for 1st in the league. The Twins hold a .500 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 124 hits this season in 403 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .514 and an OPS+ of 130. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 310 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Twins have 973 hits, including 207 doubles and 194 home runs. Minnesota has walked 320 times so far this season and they have struck out 808 times as a unit. They have left 707 men on base and have a team OPS of .838. They score 5.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 576 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 45-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.19, Dylan Cease has a 1-2 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 16 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 303 batters and walked 157 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.01. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 881 base knocks and 477 earned runs this season. They have given up 141 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 354 hitters and struck out 772 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 12th in the league. The White Sox hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .357. He has 107 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 357 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .521 with an OPS+ of 131. Jose Abreu is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 107 hits in 398 at bats while driving in 72 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .490. The White Sox as a unit have 849 base hits, including 147 doubles and 114 homers. Chicago has walked 237 times this year and they have struck out on 940 occasions. They have had 646 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.22 runs per game and totaled 418 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +137
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