Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox - 9/30/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (66-94) at Cleveland Indians (101-59)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:10 pm (Progressive Field)
Carson Fulmer (2-1) (4.42) vs. C Kluber (18-4) (2.27)
The Line: Cleveland Indians / Chicago White Sox --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: STOh, WGN
The Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians meet Saturday in MLB action at Progressive Field.
The Chicago White Sox look for a victory after winning six of their last nine games. The White Sox have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Chicago White Sox have won 11 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 187 hits and 102 RBI while Avisail Garcia and Tim Anderson have combined for 321 hits and 136 RBI. Carson Fulmer gets the ball, and he is 2-1 with a 4.42 ERA and 17 strikeouts this season. This will be Fulmer’s second career game against the Indians.
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The Cleveland Indians look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Indians have scored 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six straight games. The Cleveland Indians have won 10 of their last 11 games when scoring more than one run. Jose Ramirez leads the Indians with 184 hits and 83 RBI while Francisco Lindor and Carlos Santana have combined for 325 hits and 166 RBI. Corey Kluber gets the ball, and he is 18-4 with a 2.27 ERA and 262 strikeouts this season. Kluber is 9-4 with a 3.24 ERA and 142 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 6-21 in their last 27 during game 2 of a series, 3-8 in their last 11 Saturday games and 15-37 in their last 52 road games. The Indians are 7-0 in their last 7 Saturday games, 52-25 in Klubers last 77 home starts and 38-14 in Klubers last 52 starts. The Indians are 6-0 in Klubers last 6 starts vs. White Sox, 4-1 in Klubers last 5 home starts vs. White Sox and the under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Cleveland.
Fulmer has been solid since his first game of the season, as he has a 1.59 ERA in his last 17 innings and has allowed just one run in his last 6.1 innings. However, Kluber has been the best pitcher in the American League this season, and he's given up a combined two runs in his last 23 innings. At home this season, Kluber has a 1.91 ERA along with a .172 allowed batting average. You just can't bet against Kluber this season, especially at Progressive Field.