Chicago White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 7/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Sunday, July 25, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+130) Milwaukee (-172)
American Family Field is the venue where Brandon Woodruff and the Milwaukee Brewers (56-41, 1st in NL Central) will take on the Chicago White Sox (58-38, 1st in AL Central) on Sunday. The moneyline on this contest has the White Sox coming in at +130 and the Brewers are at -172. The O/U opens at 7. The starting pitchers will be Lance Lynn and Brandon Woodruff.
The White Sox have earned 168 doubles as a team and have smacked 105 baseballs out of the stadium. Chicago owns a slugging percentage of .422 and have struck out 838 times, while drawing a walk on 363 occasions. As a team, the Chicago White Sox are notching 5.1 runs per outing, which ranks them 5th in baseball. They have compiled 461 runs batted in and 800 hits for the year, while their average at the plate sits at .256. They have earned 489 runs scored while having a team OBP of .339.
The White Sox have a team ERA of 3.58 for the season (7th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 952 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.35 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.19. White Sox pitchers have conceded 108 long balls and 365 runs in total (3rd in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 284 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.69 as a team so far this year.
The White Sox relievers have a save percentage of 61.9% and stepped onto the hill in 94 save situations. The relievers have inherited 134 base runners for the year with 32.8% of those players ended up scoring. White Sox pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 80 times in addition to having 88 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have dispatched 281 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The bullpen have recorded 49 holds on the year (12th in the league). They have 26 saves on the campaign and have blown 16 of 42 save opportunities.
The Chicago White Sox have 2,480 putouts so far this season, in addition to 689 assists and 59 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .982 which is 27th in MLB, and have earned 647 double plays. The White Sox have turned 69.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 7,440 innings, which has them sitting 18th in professional baseball.
Lynn (113-74 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.60 and he has gone up against 6,443 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 1,380 base knocks (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 561 walks. His ERA is 3.47 (587 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.273. Lynn has taken the ball for 1,524 frames and has earned 1,524 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
Milwaukee has 114 long balls for the season as well as 403 runs batted in. They have hit 138 doubles, while taking a walk 369 times and earning 425 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have an OBP of .314 as well as a team batting average of .223 for the season. The Brewers hold a team slugging % of .381 and they score 4.38 runs per game (16th in baseball). They have been rung up on 943 occasions (3rd in MLB) and have a total of 711 hits.
The Brewers have a team WHIP of 1.176 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.76 as a team for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.90 (985 strikeouts against 340 bases on balls). They have a ranking of 2nd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 677. They have allowed 101 homers and they relinquish 3.84 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The Milwaukee pitching staff have conceded 369 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.39 (326 earned runs surrendered).
Milwaukee relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.2% out of 79 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 119 times in high leverage situations and also on 60 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 92 save situations, the Brewers have accrued 47 holds and 19 blown saves. They are currently ranked 24th in the league holding a save rate of 56.8%, and they have sent 310 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. Milwaukee has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 44 save opportunities and they have earned 25 saves.
Out of their 7,785 innings on the field, the Brewers have a defensive efficiency of 71.3% (4th in baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 58 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (19th in MLB). The Brewers have accrued 800 assists, 58 errors and have earned a total of 2,595 putouts so far this year.
So far in his career, Woodruff has surrendered 313 hits while earning 450 strikeouts in 399 frames. Woodruff (26-15 career mark) holds a 3.18 ERA while conceding 7.0 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered 141 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.046 and a FIP of 3.1. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.29 and he has faced 1,601 opposing batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Chicago (+130)
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