Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 6/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (-200) Detroit (+155)
Dylan Cease and the Chicago White Sox (38-24, 1st in AL Central) go to Comerica Park on Saturday where they'll take on the Detroit Tigers (26-36, 4th in AL Central). The Tigers open this matchup at +155 while the White Sox are priced at -200. The total has been set at 9. The starting pitchers are Dylan Cease and Jose Urena.
As a unit, the Chicago White Sox are knocking in 4.9 runs per game, which puts them at 5th in the league. They have earned a total of 304 runs while having a team OBP of .339. The White Sox have compiled 95 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 63 baseballs out of the park. They have recorded 283 runs batted in in addition to 506 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .253. Chicago is slugging .408 and have been called out on strikes 545 times, while drawing a walk on 238 occasions.
White Sox pitchers have conceded 63 long balls in addition to 215 runs in total (2nd in MLB). They have walked 173 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.46 as a unit on the year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.54 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.16. The White Sox are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.23 on the year (4th in the league), and their staff has struck out 613 batters.
The White Sox relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 60.7% and has entered the game in 60 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 95 runners on the season and 31.6% of those runners earned a run for their team. White Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 55 times as well as having 61 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have dispatched 178 relievers to the hill on the season. The bullpen have racked up 29 holds for the season (16th in the league). They have compiled 17 saves this season and have blown 11 of their 28 save opportunities.
The Chicago White Sox have earned a total of 1,591 putouts this season, as well as 459 assists and 44 errors. Their fielding rate is at .979 which has them sitting 30th in the majors, and have 424 double plays. The White Sox have turned 69.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 4,773 innings on the field, which ranks them 17th in baseball.
Cease has taken the mound for 193 innings and is sitting with 203 punch outs thus far in his career. Cease (13-13 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 4.90 and he has faced 846 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.48 (96 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.435. He has surrendered 180 hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) and has had 97 free passes.
The Detroit Tigers have an OBP of .297 and a batting average of .228 on the season. They have struck out on 626 instances (2nd in baseball) and have tallied 464 base hits. Detroit has a total of 65 home runs for the season to go along with 230 runs batted in. The Tigers have a team slugging % of .375 and they score 3.81 runs per contest (29th in baseball). They have put up 75 doubles, while walking 189 times as well as recording 236 runs.
The Detroit pitching staff have allowed 290 runs so far this season while having an ERA of 4.33 (259 earned runs relinquished). They have relinquished 75 homers and they relinquish 4.85 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball). The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.331 in addition to having a FIP of 4.50 as a squad on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.31 (511 strikeouts against 221 walks). They come in at 19th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 495.
Detroit relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.9% of 86 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 59 times in high leverage situations in addition to 55 occasions with base runners. With 55 save situations, the Tigers have 31 holds and also 9 blown saves. They rank 18th in baseball with a save percentage of 59.1%, and they have sent 207 bullpen pitchers to the mound this season. Detroit has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 22 save chances and they have recorded 13 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have turned 51 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .983 (18th in the majors). The Tigers have recorded 541 assists, 38 errors and have earned a total of 1,614 putouts on the campaign. In their 4,842 innings played, the Tigers have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (10th in professional baseball).
Urena (34-51 mark in his career) holds a 4.57 ERA while surrendering 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.91 and he has faced 2,813 hitters during his MLB career. He has allowed 333 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.350 and having a FIP of 4.7. So far in his pro baseball career, Urena has surrendered 654 hits while tallying 442 strikeouts in 656 frames.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit (+155) and under 9 runs
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