Chicago White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 7/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+100) Milwaukee (-125)
Carlos Rodon and the Chicago White Sox (58-38, 1st in AL Central) go to American Family Field on Saturday where they'll meet the Milwaukee Brewers (56-41, 1st in NL Central). The Brewers open this contest at -125 while the White Sox are priced at +100. The over/under is set at 6.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Carlos Rodon and Corbin Burnes.
Chicago is slugging .422 and have struck out 838 times, while drawing a walk on 363 occasions. They have compiled 461 runs batted in as well as 800 base knocks over the course of the season, while their average at the plate is .256. The White Sox have recorded 168 two-baggers as a team and have hit 105 baseballs out of the park. They are sitting with 489 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .339. As a team, the Chicago White Sox are recording 5.1 runs per game, which has them at 5th in the league.
White Sox pitchers have allowed 108 home runs in addition to 365 total runs (3rd in baseball). They have walked 284 hitters and their FIP is 3.69 as a unit over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.35 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.19. The White Sox are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.58 this year (7th in the league), and the staff has struck out 952 hitters.
The White Sox have dispatched 281 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 134 base runners on the year with 32.8% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have recorded 26 saves for the season and have blown 16 of their 42 chances to save the game. The White Sox relievers have earned a save percentage of 61.9% and stepped onto the hill in 94 save situations. The relief pitchers have earned 49 holds over the course of the season (12th in baseball). White Sox relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 80 times and also have had 88 appearances in high leverage situations.
The White Sox have turned 69.5% of baseballs in play into outs in their 7,440 innings, which ranks them 18th in professional baseball. The Chicago White Sox have notched a total of 2,480 putouts this year, in addition to 689 assists and 59 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .982 which has them ranked 27th in pro baseball, and have a total of 647 double plays.
Rodon has taken the ball for 633 innings and has accounted for 665 strikeouts in his MLB career. Rodon (37-36 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.95 and he has gone up against 2,705 opposing batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.84 (270 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.306. He has surrendered 570 base hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) with 257 walks.
The Milwaukee Brewers have tallied an on-base percentage of .314 in addition to a batting average of .223 so far this year. They have been rung up on 943 occasions (3rd in MLB) and have 711 hits. Milwaukee is sitting with 114 home runs so far this season as well as 403 RBIs. The Brewers have a team SLG% of .381 and they score 4.38 runs per game (16th in the league). They have hit 138 doubles, while taking a walk 369 times and earning 425 runs.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have conceded 369 runs for the season while having an ERA of 3.39 (326 earned runs relinquished). They have surrendered 101 dingers and they give up 3.84 runs per 9 innings (3rd in baseball). The Brewers have a WHIP of 1.176 with a FIP of 3.76 as a staff on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.90 (985 strikeouts vs 340 free passes). They come in at 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 677.
Sitting with 92 save situations, the Brewers have amassed 47 holds in addition to 19 blown saves. Milwaukee has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 44 save chances and they have walked away with 25 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 119 times in high leverage situations and on 60 occasions with runners on. Milwaukee relievers have an inherited score rate of 34.2% of 79 inherited runners. They are ranked 24th in baseball with a save percentage of 56.8%, and they have dispatched 310 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 58 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in pro baseball). The Brewers have racked up 800 assists, 58 errors and have amassed 2,595 putouts over the course of the season. In 7,785 innings played, the Brewers have a defensive efficiency of 71.3% (4th in professional baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Burnes has conceded 204 hits while accumulating 333 punch outs in 242 frames. He has conceded a total of 96 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.133 and a FIP of 2.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.69 and he has gone up against 1,003 batters thus far in his career. Burnes (17-10 career record) has earned a 3.56 ERA while giving up 7.6 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-125)
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