Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 6/2/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (-175) Cleveland (+140)
Lance Lynn and the Chicago White Sox (33-21, 1st in AL Central) travel to Progressive Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Cleveland Indians (29-24, 2nd in AL Central). The moneyline on this matchup has the White Sox coming in at -175 and the Indians are at +140. The total is set at 9. The men taking the mound will be Lance Lynn and Eli Morgan.
Chicago has a slugging rate of .408 and have struck out 476 times, while taking a walk on 213 occasions. They have accounted for 249 RBI's as well as 445 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .255. The White Sox have accounted for 85 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 53 baseballs out of the stadium. They have notched a total of 267 runs and have an OBP of .343. As a squad, the Chicago White Sox are notching 4.9 runs per contest, which puts them at 6th in MLB.
The White Sox are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.23 so far this year (5th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 530 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.40 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.18. White Sox pitchers have allowed 54 long balls and also 187 runs in total (3rd in the league). They have walked 156 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 3.47 as a squad for the year.
White Sox bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 51 times as well as having 53 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 24 holds on the campaign (18th in the league). The White Sox relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.9% and has stepped onto the mound in 50 save situations. They have tallied 14 saves on the campaign and have not converted 9 out of their 23 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 86 base runners so far this year with 27.9% of them earned a run for their team. The White Sox have sent 154 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
The Chicago White Sox have a tally of 1,378 putouts this year, in addition to 401 assists and 37 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .980 which has them sitting 29th in baseball, and they have twisted 371 double plays. The White Sox have turned 69.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 4,134 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 18th in pro baseball.
Lynn has thrown 1,479 innings and has earned 1,472 punch outs so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.49 (574 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.278. He has allowed 1,346 hits (8.2 hits per 9 innings) with 544 walks. Lynn (110-72 career record) holds a FIP of 3.59 and he has gone up against 6,260 hitters in the major leagues.
The Cleveland Indians have tallied an on-base percentage of .291 and a batting average of .217 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 444 instances (25th in baseball) and are sitting with 369 hits. Cleveland has accounted for 62 home runs this year and 198 RBIs. The Indians have a SLG% of .381 and they earn 3.94 runs per game (20th in baseball). They have hit 77 two-baggers, while taking a walk 164 times and recording 209 runs.
The Cleveland pitching staff have given up 216 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.93 (202 earned runs yielded). They have yielded 64 dingers and they surrender 4.21 runs per 9 innings (11th in MLB). The Indians have a team WHIP of 1.257 with a FIP of 4.11 as a unit on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.55 (512 strikeouts vs 201 walks). They are sitting at 7th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 380.
Cleveland relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.3% out of 62 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 55 times in high leverage situations and also on 47 occasions with runners on. With 41 save situations, the Indians have tallied 21 holds and also 2 blown saves. They are currently ranked 1st in the league with a save percentage of 89.5%, and they have dispatched 163 relievers to the hill for the season. Cleveland has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 19 save chances and they have walked away with 17 saves.
The Cleveland Indians have turned 41 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (11th in the majors). The Indians have accrued 471 assists, 30 errors and have accounted for 1,388 putouts this season. In their 4,164 innings on the diamond, the Indians hold a defensive efficiency of 70.9% (9th in baseball).
During his MLB career, Morgan has given up 8 base hits while totaling 1 strikeout in 2 innings pitched. Morgan (0-1 career mark) is the owner of a 20.25 ERA while giving up 27.0 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 6 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 3.750 and a FIP of 9.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 0.50 and he has gone up against 17 opposing hitters during his MLB career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland (+140) and under 9 runs
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