Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 4/4/2019
Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yusei Kikuchi vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Seattle Mariners visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday, April 4, 2019 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Yusei Kikuchi for the Mariners and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -137 and Chicago at +127. The Mariners have a 5-3-0 over/under record and a 7-1-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 1-3-0 against the run line and have a 3-1-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 7-1-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 3-1-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 1-3-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/02/19 P Hunter Strickland Side 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Gerson Bautista Pectoral 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 3B Kyle Seager Hand 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Shawn Armstrong Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/17)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
03/27/19 P Ian Hamilton Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 CF Jon Jay Hip 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Michael Kopech Arm is out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 7-1 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 2.53 and a WHIP of 0.84 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 19 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .184 against the bullpen and they've struck out 27 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.36. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 68 base hits and 28 earned runs. They have allowed 9 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 26 batters and struck out 58. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
As a team Seattle is hitting .264, good for 6th in the league. The Mariners hold a .520 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .410. He has 10 hits this season in 33 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .636 and an OPS+ of 214. Dee Gordon is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .265. He has totaled 9 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 32 at bats. His OPS+ is 75 while his slugging percentage is at .313. The Mariners have 73 hits, including 18 doubles and 17 home runs. Seattle has walked 36 times so far this season and they have struck out 72 times as a unit. They have left 61 men on base and have a team OPS of .876. They score 7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 56 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 1-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.00, Reynaldo Lopez has a 0-1 record and a 2.50 WHIP. He has 2 strikeouts over the 4 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He's allowing 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 9.00 and they have given up 11 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 6 batters and walked 7 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 29 base knocks and 19 earned runs this season. Chicago as a staff has walked 14 hitters and struck out 26 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 2.79.
As a team, they are batting .211, good for 22nd in the league. The White Sox hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.0 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .412 with an OBP of .444. He has 7 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 17 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .706 with an OPS+ of 238. Jose Abreu is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 4 hits in 15 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 197 and a slugging percentage of .667. The White Sox as a unit have 28 base hits, including 5 doubles and 5 homers. Chicago has walked 15 times this year and they have struck out on 36 occasions. They have had 25 men left on base and have an OPS of .661. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 18 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -137
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