Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 7/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (-105) Minnesota (-116)
Target Field is the site where Jose Berrios and the Minnesota Twins (34-48, 5th in AL Central) will play the Chicago White Sox (49-34, 1st in AL Central) on Tuesday. The White Sox open this game at -105 while the Twins are priced at -116. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Carlos Rodon and Jose Berrios.
The White Sox have tallied 134 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 84 baseballs out of the park. Chicago owns a slugging percentage of .409 and have struck out 721 times, while taking a walk on 315 occasions. As a team, the Chicago White Sox are earning 5.0 runs per game, which is 5th in the league. They have tallied 386 runs batted in and 689 hits so far this season, and their batting average is at .255. They have earned 414 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .338.
White Sox pitchers have surrendered 92 home runs in addition to 320 total runs (6th in MLB). They have walked 251 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.70 as a squad so far this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.26 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.22. The White Sox have a team ERA of 3.63 on the season (9th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 819 hitters.
White Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 70 times and also have had 79 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have recorded 43 holds this season (9th in the league). The White Sox relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 62.2% and stepped onto the hill in 83 save situations. They have tallied 23 saves this season and have blown 14 out of their 37 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 116 runners this year with 31.9% of them ended up crossing the plate. The White Sox have dispatched 243 relievers to the mound for the year.
The White Sox have transformed 69.0% of balls in play into outs out of 6,414 innings on the field, ranking them 19th in MLB. The Chicago White Sox have earned 2,138 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 613 assists and 55 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .980 which puts them in 30th in the majors, and have 563 double plays.
Rodon (35-36 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 4.02 and he has gone up against 2,659 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 562 base hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) with 257 free passes. His earned run average is 3.90 (269 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.320. Rodon has taken the ball for 620 innings and has 647 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
Minnesota has hit 119 home runs this season to go along with 354 runs batted in. They have notched 142 two-baggers, while walking 270 times and putting up 381 runs. The Minnesota Twins are sitting with an on-base percentage of .317 in addition to a team batting average of .245 this year. The Twins have a SLG% of .433 and they score 4.65 runs per game (11th in baseball). They have been rung up on 707 instances (22nd in baseball) and have a total of 681 hits.
The Twins have a team WHIP of 1.374 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.78 as a unit so far this year. They rank 26th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 731. The Minnesota pitching staff have surrendered 445 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 5.04 (401 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio is 2.62 (663 strikeouts vs 253 bases on balls). They have relinquished 126 home runs and they allow 5.59 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Minnesota has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 30 save chances and they have recorded 19 saves. They rank 15th in baseball holding a save percentage of 63.3%, and they have dispatched 268 relievers onto the field on the campaign. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 91 times in high leverage situations and on 64 occasions with runners on base. Minnesota relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 57.8% out of 90 inherited base runners. With 73 save situations, the Twins have 43 holds and 11 blown saves.
The Minnesota Twins have turned 69 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .981 (28th in professional baseball). The Twins have recorded 721 assists, 56 errors and have 2,149 putouts on the campaign. In 6,447 innings played, the Twins have a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (24th in MLB).
So far in his MLB career, Berrios has allowed 699 base knocks while he has accumulated 749 strikeouts in 754 innings pitched. Berrios (55-40 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.10 ERA and has surrendered 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 344 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.251 and a FIP of 4.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.06 and he has gone up against 3,195 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota (-116) and under 8.5 runs
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