Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago White Sox Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/6/2020
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Thursday, August 6, 2020
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Brewers (+115) White Sox (-125)
Guaranteed Rate Field is the site where Yoan Moncada and the Chicago White Sox (7-4, 2nd in AL Central) will take on the Milwaukee Brewers (3-5, 4th in NL Central) on Thursday. The White Sox open this game at -125 while the Brewers are coming in at +115. The over/under opens at 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Freddy Peralta and Gio Gonzalez.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
8/4/2020 Luis Urias 2B Not Injury Related Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
8/4/2020 Angel Perdomo RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
8/2/2020 Ryan Braun DH Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/21/2020 Ray Black RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
8/4/2020 Edwin Encarnacion DH Shoulder Probable for Aug 5
8/4/2020 Nick Madrigal SS Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
8/4/2020 Carlos Rodon SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
8/4/2020 Reynaldo Lopez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/3/2020 Tim Anderson SS Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
8/3/2020 Jimmy Lambert RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
8/2/2020 Jose Ruiz RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 3-5 overall record this season. Peralta (13-8 record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.98 and he has faced 718 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.93 (91 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.312. He has surrendered 139 hits (7.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 79 walks. Peralta has taken the hill for 166 frames and has accumulated 214 punchouts so far in his pro baseball career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 31 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 48 hitters and walked 13 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.3 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 58 base hits and 31 earned runs. They have allowed 12 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 27 batters and struck out 89. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 11.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.09.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .212, good for 24th in the league. The Brewers hold a .345 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Avisail Garcia is hitting .292 with an on-base percentage of .414. He has 7 hits this season in 24 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .417 and an OPS+ of 136. Keston Hiura is hitting .233 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 30 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Brewers have 56 hits, including 15 doubles and 6 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 33 times so far this season and they have struck out 84 times as a unit. They have left 53 men on base and have a team OPS of .659. They score 3.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 30 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 7-4 overall mark this year. Thus far in his career, Gonzalez has surrendered 1,716 base knocks while tallying 1,835 punchouts in 1,909 frames. He has allowed 784 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.318 and having a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.29 and he has gone up against 8,128 batters in his MLB career. Gonzalez (130-99 career mark) has a 3.70 earned run average and has conceded 8.1 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 46 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 59 batters and walked 14 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 97 base knocks and 51 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 32 hitters and struck out 96 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .284, good for 1st in the league. The White Sox hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.4 hits per contest. Yoan Moncada comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .417. He has 14 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 42 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 173. Luis Robert is hitting .364 this season and he has an OBP of .429. He has collected 16 hits in 44 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 182 and a slugging percentage of .568. The White Sox as a unit have 114 base hits, including 20 doubles and 16 homers. Chicago has walked 33 times this year and they have struck out on 104 occasions. They have had 90 men left on base and have an OPS of .798. They have scored 5.36 runs per game and totaled 59 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers (+115)
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