Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox Expert MLB Picks 4/10/2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Glasnow vs. Reynaldo Lopez
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are Tyler Glasnow for the Rays and Reynaldo Lopez for the White Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -137 and Chicago at +127. The Rays have a 1-9-1 over/under record and a 8-3-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 3-6-0 against the run line and have a 7-2-0 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 1-9-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 8-3-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 7-2-0 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 3-6-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
04/01/19 2B Joey Wendle Hamstring 10-day IL (03/31)
03/30/19 P Anthony Banda Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 P Jose De Leon Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 3B Matt Duffy Hamstring 10-day IL (03/25)
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 Rays have a 8-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 0.82 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.05 and they have given up 35 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 41 hitters and walked 12 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 6.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 1.8. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 70 base hits and 20 earned runs. They have allowed 8 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 22 batters and struck out 108. They have walked 2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 0.92 and their FIP as a unit is 2.64.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .238, good for 16th in the league. The Rays hold a .350 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Ji-Man Choi is hitting .323 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 10 hits this season in 31 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .387 and an OPS+ of 118. Tommy Pham is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 40 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .275. The Rays have 89 hits, including 16 doubles and 8 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 34 times so far this season and they have struck out 116 times as a unit. They have left 89 men on base and have a team OPS of .656. They score 3.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 39 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 3-6 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 10.00, Reynaldo Lopez has a 0-1 record and a 2.22 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 9 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 12 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.61 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 33 batters and walked 16 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 6.35. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 80 base knocks and 55 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 38 hitters and struck out 82 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.51 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 12th in the league. The White Sox hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .243 with an OBP of .300. He has 9 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 37 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .541 with an OPS+ of 131. Yoan Moncada is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 12 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 161 and a slugging percentage of .579. The White Sox as a unit have 79 base hits, including 16 doubles and 11 homers. Chicago has walked 28 times this year and they have struck out on 85 occasions. They have had 64 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.89 runs per game and totaled 44 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the White Sox +127
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