Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox MLB Game Picks 7/27/2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Martin Perez vs. Ivan Nova
Jonathan Schoop and the Minnesota Twins (62-40, 1st in AL Central) travel to Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday where they'll meet the Chicago White Sox (45-55, 3rd in AL Central). The odds on this game have the Twins priced at -152 and the White Sox are at +142. The over/under is set at 10.5.
The Twins have been great for bettors, having gone 62-40-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 45.0% of the time, going 45-55-0 straight up. The Twins have been a great play for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 41-26-0 SU. Chicago has went 27-45-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 37.5% of the time.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been a less than ideal Under pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 52-45-5.
The Twins are covering 62.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 31-19-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago is covering 53.1% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 26-23-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a hot and cold Over pick for over/under baseball bettors, having gone 48-49-3.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
7/24/2019 LaMonte Wade RF Thumb Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
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
7/25/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
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
7/8/2019 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 62-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Martin Perez has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 4.37 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 93 strikeouts over his 105 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 364 hitters and walked 131 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.1. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 893 base hits and 421 earned runs. They have allowed 130 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 296 batters and struck out 897. 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 4.21.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Twins hold a .503 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .306. He has 81 hits this season in 314 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 100. Jorge Polanco is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 407 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .511. The Twins have 985 hits, including 210 doubles and 199 home runs. Minnesota has walked 323 times so far this season and they have struck out 818 times as a unit. They have left 711 men on base and have a team OPS of .842. They score 5.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 586 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 45-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.49, Ivan Nova has a 5-9 record and a 1.49 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 119.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 147 hits. He's allowing 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 321 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 306 batters and walked 158 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.3 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 5.06. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 893 base knocks and 487 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 357 hitters and struck out 782 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 4.96.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .307. He has 108 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 402 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .488 with an OPS+ of 107. Yoan Moncada is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 108 hits in 361 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .526. The White Sox as a unit have 856 base hits, including 147 doubles and 115 homers. Chicago has walked 239 times this year and they have struck out on 951 occasions. They have had 652 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 421 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +142
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