Chicago White Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 7/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox (51-35, 1st in AL Central) go to Oriole Park on Sunday where they'll take on the Baltimore Orioles (28-58, 5th in AL East).
The White Sox have accumulated 144 doubles as a team and have knocked 86 balls out of the park. Chicago has a slugging % of .411 and have been rung up 757 times, while being walked on 325 occasions. As a team, the Chicago White Sox are putting up 5.0 runs per outing, which puts them at 5th in the league. They have accrued 401 RBI's and 715 hits so far this year, and their average at the plate comes in at .255. They have accumulated 429 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .337.
The White Sox have an earned run average of 3.62 on the campaign (9th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 851 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 259 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.70 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.29 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.22. White Sox pitchers have given up 95 long balls in addition to 330 runs in total (5th in MLB).
The White Sox have sent 252 relievers to the hill on the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 119 runners this year and 31.9% of those players ended up scoring. They have earned 24 saves this season and have not converted 14 of their 38 chances to save the game. The White Sox relievers have recorded a save rate of 63.2% and has come into the game in 85 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 44 holds this season (11th in baseball). White Sox relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 72 times in addition to having 80 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Chicago White Sox are sitting with 2,216 putouts this season, in addition to 633 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding rate is at .981 which has them sitting 28th in baseball, and have a total of 582 double plays. The White Sox have turned 68.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of 6,648 innings, ranking them 22nd in MLB.
Cease has taken the hill for 218 innings and has tallied 236 K's during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.66 (113 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.420. He has allowed 204 base hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) and has had 106 walks. Cease (16-15 career mark) has a FIP of 4.87 while facing 958 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
The Baltimore Orioles have earned an on-base percentage of .303 and a team batting average of .238 on the campaign. They have struck out on 757 occasions (17th in baseball) and have totaled 684 base knocks. Baltimore has a total of 98 home runs over the course of the season and 343 runs batted in. The Orioles hold a team slugging percentage of .396 and they are scoring 4.13 runs per contest (23rd in baseball). They have recorded 142 doubles, while getting a free base 246 times as well as racking up 355 runs.
The Baltimore pitching staff have yielded 475 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 5.53 (455 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 130 HR's and they yield 5.78 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB). The Orioles have a WHIP of 1.466 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.86 as a staff this year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.38 (717 strikeouts vs 301 free passes). They come in at 29th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 784.
Baltimore relievers have an inherited score rate of 37.9% out of their 177 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 92 times in high leverage situations and on 113 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 64 save situations, the Orioles have earned 35 holds in addition to 13 blown saves. They are ranked 26th in the league with a save rate of 53.6%, and they have sent 290 relief pitchers onto the field on the season. Baltimore has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 28 save chances and they have converted 15 saves.
The Baltimore Orioles have twisted 54 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (6th in baseball). The Orioles have 705 assists, 41 errors and have earned 2,222 putouts for the season. Out of their 6,666 innings played, the Orioles have a defensive efficiency of 67.6% (28th in MLB).
Watkins (1-0 win-loss mark in his career) has a 1.50 earned run average while allowing 4.5 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 0.67 and he has faced 23 opposing hitters during his career. He has allowed a total of 1 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.000 and having a FIP of 4.0. So far in his career, Watkins has allowed 3 base hits and he has 2 K's in 6 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Baltimore
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