New York Mets at Chicago White Sox MLB Tips 7/31/2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Lucas Giolito
Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox (46-57, 3rd in AL Central) play the New York Mets (50-55, 4th in NL East) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The White Sox open this game at +140 while the Mets are coming in at -150. The over/under opens at 8.
The Mets have been an inconsistent choice for wagerers, having gone 50-55-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 44.7% of the time, going 46-57-0 straight up. The Mets have been a solid pick for bettors as the favorite, going 30-25-0 SU. Chicago is covering 37.3% of the time as the underdog, having gone 28-47-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a bad Under bet for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 53-42-10.
The Mets are covering 38.6% of the time as the road team, having gone 22-35-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox are covering 51.9% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 27-25-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a pretty good Under bet for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 49-51-3.
Key New York Mets Injuries
7/28/2019 Dominic Smith 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/28/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Lower Leg Probable for Jul 30
7/27/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/12/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
7/27/2019 Tim Anderson SS Ankle 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 Mets have a 50-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 2.86 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 163 strikeouts over his 129 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.30 and they have given up 361 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 354 hitters and walked 162 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 932 base hits and 479 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 347 batters and struck out 968. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Mets hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Pete Alonso is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 97 hits this season in 376 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .596 and an OPS+ of 152. Amed Rosario is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .312. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 385 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Mets have 918 hits, including 175 doubles and 151 home runs. New York has walked 335 times so far this season and they have struck out 927 times as a unit. They have left 731 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 494 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 46-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.52, Lucas Giolito has a 11-5 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 141 strikeouts over the 117.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 90 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 333 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 321 batters and walked 161 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 919 base knocks and 502 earned runs this season. They have given up 152 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 364 hitters and struck out 805 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 4.98.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .304. He has 109 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 410 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .480 with an OPS+ of 104. Yoan Moncada is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 112 hits in 372 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .535. The White Sox as a unit have 881 base hits, including 151 doubles and 117 homers. Chicago has walked 242 times this year and they have struck out on 973 occasions. They have had 672 men left on base and have an OPS of .710. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 429 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox +140
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