May 16, 2018 9:16 AM CDT

Chicago White Sox vs Pittsburgh Pirates 5/16/2018

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The Pittsburgh Pirates are 13-6 at home this season and are heavy favorites to beat the Chicago White Sox who are 7-13 on the road this season. The Pirates have a better than 60% chance of winning based on 10,000 game simulations generated one play at a time by the AccuScore Simulation Supercomputer. Pirates\' starter Jameson Taillon is forecasted to have a better game than White Sox\' starter Hector Santiago. Jameson Taillon has a 51% chance of having a Quality Start (QS) while Hector Santiago has a 30% chance of a QS. If Jameson Taillon has a quality start the Pirates has a 79% chance of winning. His simulated strikeout to walk ratio is 6.1 and he has a 52% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio. When he has a 5/1 ratio the Pirates win 70%. In Hector Santiago quality starts the White Sox win 50%. He has a 20% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio and if he does his team wins 50% of simulations. In simulations we tracked the batter for each team that was most productive based his average hits, walks and RBI per simulation. The most productive batter for the Pittsburgh Pirates is Starling Marte who averaged 2.24 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 38% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Pirates have a 82% chance of winning. The most productive batter for the Chicago White Sox is Jose Abreu who averaged 1.91 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 30% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the White Sox have a 44% chance of winning.

CURRENT SEASON: We advise relying on these trends after the first 6 to 8 weeks of the season. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Pittsburgh Pirates

Chicago White SoxRECORDPittsburgh PiratesRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road7-13, 35% -256Record at Home13-6, 68% 501Pittsburgh Pirates
VS Pittsburgh Pirates0-3, 0% -300VS Chicago White Sox3-0, 100% 229Pittsburgh Pirates
vs Team .500 or Better3-17, 15% -1146vs Team Under .50014-4, 78% 691Pittsburgh Pirates
Record As Road Underdog7-13, 35% -256Record As Home Favorite9-6, 60% 48Pittsburgh Pirates
When Hector Santiago Starts0-2, 0% -200When Jameson Taillon Starts4-4, 50% -110Pittsburgh Pirates

PAST 30 DAYS: We advise incorporating these trends along with the current Season after the first 6 to 8 weeks. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Pittsburgh Pirates

Chicago White SoxRECORDPittsburgh PiratesRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road4-10, 29% -365Record at Home9-4, 69% 382Pittsburgh Pirates
VS Pittsburgh Pirates0-3, 0% -300VS Chicago White Sox3-0, 100% 229Pittsburgh Pirates
vs Team .500 or Better2-15, 12% -1129vs Team Under .5003-0, 100% 229Pittsburgh Pirates
Record As Road Underdog4-10, 29% -365Record As Home Favorite6-4, 60% 25Pittsburgh Pirates
When Hector Santiago Starts0-2, 0% -200When Jameson Taillon Starts1-4, 20% -323Chicago White Sox

OVER-UNDER TRENDS

Chicago White SoxRECORDPittsburgh PiratesRECORDO-U EDGE
OVER-UNDER ON ROAD10-9, 53% OverOVER-UNDER AT HOME10-8, 56% OverOVER
ROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS8-5, 62% OverROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS6-6, 50% OverOVER
ROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON37-42, 47% OverROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON35-43, 45% OverOVER
OVER-UNDER IN Hector Santiago STARTS1-0, 100% OverOVER-UNDER IN Jameson Taillon STARTS3-4, 43% OverN/A

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SIDE VALUE (Current Season) - Chicago White Sox Road Games: 9-11, 45% -12 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 9-10, 47% -87 SIDE VALUE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Chicago White Sox Road Games: 6-8, 43% +5 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 7-6, 54% +120

MONEY LINE (Current Season) - Chicago White Sox Road Games: 14-6, 70% +305 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 11-8, 58% +93 MONEY LINE (PAST 30 DAYS) - Chicago White Sox Road Games: 9-5, 64% +6 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 7-6, 54% -45

OVER-UNDER RECORD (Current Season) - Chicago White Sox Road Games: 8-10, 44% -300 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 10-8, 56% + 120 OVER-UNDER RECORD (PAST 30 DAYS) - Chicago White Sox Road Games: 7-6, 54% + 40 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 6-6, 50% -60

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