Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox MLB Game Picks 7/28/2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Dylan Covey
Yoan Moncada and the Chicago White Sox (45-56, 3rd in AL Central) play the Minnesota Twins (63-40, 1st in AL Central) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, July 28, 2019. The moneyline on this matchup has the Twins priced at -180 and the White Sox are at +170. The total has been set at 10.5.
The Twins have been a very good pick for bettors, having gone 63-40-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 44.5% of the time, going 45-56-0 straight up. The Twins have been terrible for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 42-26-0 SU. Chicago is covering 37.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 27-46-0 straight up.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been a good Over pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 52-46-5.
Minnesota is covering 62.7% of the time away from home, having gone 32-19-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox are covering 52.0% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 26-24-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a good Under pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 48-50-3.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
7/26/2019 Willians Astudillo C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
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
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
7/27/2019 Tim Anderson SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/27/2019 Eloy Jimenez LF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/25/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
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
6/7/2019 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 63-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 9-4 record with an earned run average of 4.24 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 109 strikeouts over his 110.1 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 354 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 4.08. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 901 base hits and 423 earned runs. They have allowed 131 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 297 batters and struck out 902. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Twins hold a .502 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. Jorge Polanco is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 126 hits this season in 412 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .510 and an OPS+ of 129. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .462. The Twins have 995 hits, including 211 doubles and 201 home runs. Minnesota has walked 326 times so far this season and they have struck out 825 times as a unit. They have left 718 men on base and have a team OPS of .841. They score 5.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 592 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 45-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.04, Dylan Covey has a 1-6 record and a 1.51 WHIP. He has 31 strikeouts over the 47.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 50 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 324 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 309 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 5.07. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 903 base knocks and 493 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 360 hitters and struck out 789 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 12th in the league. The White Sox hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .355. He has 108 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 364 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 130. Jose Abreu is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 108 hits in 406 at bats while driving in 72 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .483. The White Sox as a unit have 864 base hits, including 148 doubles and 116 homers. Chicago has walked 240 times this year and they have struck out on 956 occasions. They have had 658 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.19 runs per game and totaled 423 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the White Sox +170
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