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Wednesday’s MLB Over/Under: Handicapping Michael Kopech’s Fourth Career Start

Sep 05, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

Patrick Gorski, USA Today Sports. Pictured: Michael Kopech

Betting odds: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

  • Over/Under: 8
  • First Pitch: 8:10 p.m. ET
  • Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann (6-6, 4.22 ERA) vs. Michael Kopech (1-0, 0.82 ERA)

Zylbert’s 2018 MLB Over/Under Betting Record: 90-59-4, +24.75 units

Yesterday’s Result: Padres-Diamondbacks Under 8, Lucchesi vs. Ray (WIN)

*Each bet graded as if it were to win 1 unit

There was a lot of hype surrounding 2014 first-round draft pick Michael Kopech when he finally made his major league debut a couple of weeks ago. Fortunately for the White Sox, the 22-year-old flamethrower has already proven he was worth the wait.

Kopech has made three starts since joining Chicago, and even though he’s had only nine strikeouts — uncharacteristic considering his reputation for fanning hitters with regularity — he’s also surrendered just a single run.

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