Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox MLB Picks 6/28/2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Carson Fulmer
Guaranteed Rate Field is the venue where Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox (37-41, 3rd in AL Central) will take on the Minnesota Twins (52-27, 1st in AL Central) on Friday. The Twins open this matchup at -130 while the White Sox are coming in at +120. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Twins have been a great option for wagerers, having gone 52-27-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 47.4% of the time, going 37-41-0 straight up. The Twins have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 34-17-0 SU. Chicago is covering 40.4% of the time as the underdog, having gone 23-34-0 straight up.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been an awful Under choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 42-33-4.
The Twins are covering 65.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 26-14-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago is covering 54.0% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 20-17-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a solid Under choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 38-39-1.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
6/26/2019 Eddie Rosario LF Ankle Probable for Jun 27
6/26/2019 Max Kepler RF Elbow Probable for Jun 27
6/25/2019 Byron Buxton CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/25/2019 Ehire Adrianza 3B Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/22/2019 Jose Berrios SP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/20/2019 Adalberto Mejia RP Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
6/19/2019 Marwin Gonzalez 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/26/2019 Charlie Tilson RF Illness Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/26/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 6
6/26/2019 Tim Anderson SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/26/2019 Yoan Moncada 3B Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/25/2019 Dylan Covey SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/24/2019 Ryan Burr RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/18/2019 Welington Castillo C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
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 52-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 2.84 and a WHIP of 1.07 this season. He has 97 strikeouts over his 104.2 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 250 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 256 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 667 base hits and 312 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 222 batters and struck out 677. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.07.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .273, good for 1st in the league. The Twins hold a .501 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.6 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .312. He has 87 hits this season in 308 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .529 and an OPS+ of 119. Jorge Polanco is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 308 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Twins have 756 hits, including 166 doubles and 149 home runs. Minnesota has walked 242 times so far this season and they have struck out 621 times as a unit. They have left 543 men on base and have a team OPS of .840. They score 5.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 455 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 37-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Carson Fulmer has a 1-1 record and a 1.88 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 13.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 246 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 249 batters and walked 121 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.04. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 691 base knocks and 376 earned runs this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 287 hitters and struck out 617 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.Related: MLB Baseball First Five Innings Betting Strategy
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .299. He has 81 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 311 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .508 with an OPS+ of 111. Yoan Moncada is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 83 hits in 278 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .518. The White Sox as a unit have 670 base hits, including 120 doubles and 90 homers. Chicago has walked 194 times this year and they have struck out on 733 occasions. They have had 513 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 338 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins -130
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