Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 6/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+170) Chicago (-222)
Lance Lynn and the Chicago White Sox (44-30, 1st in AL Central) host the Seattle Mariners (39-37, 3rd in AL West) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday. The White Sox open this game at -222 while the Mariners are priced at +170. The total has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Logan Gilbert and Lance Lynn.
Seattle has a slugging percentage of .375 and have been called out on strikes 725 times, while taking a walk on 229 occasions. They have 295 runs batted in as well as 525 hits on the year, while their average at the plate is at .215. The Mariners have accumulated 120 doubles as a team and have smacked 87 balls out of the park. They have 304 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .288. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are recording 4.0 runs per contest, which has them at 21st in the league.
Mariners pitchers have yielded 88 home runs in addition to 352 runs in total (21st in baseball). They have walked 244 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.28 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.52 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.28. The Mariners hold a team ERA of 4.42 on the campaign (20th in the league), and the staff has struck out 614 batters.
The Mariners relief pitchers have a save percentage of 57.6% and has entered the game in 78 save situations. The relievers have inherited 98 runners this season with 33.7% of those runners crossed the plate. Mariners pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 72 times and also have had 87 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have dispatched 258 relievers to the hill so far this year. The bullpen are sitting with 45 holds on the campaign (8th in the league). They have recorded 19 saves for the season and have blown 14 of 33 save opportunities.
The Mariners have turned 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,991 innings, which has them sitting at 12th in MLB. The Seattle Mariners have a tally of 1,997 putouts on the year, in addition to 696 assists and 44 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .984 which is 15th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 549 double plays.
Gilbert has taken the mound for 34 innings and has tallied 36 punch outs in his career. Gilbert (2-2 career mark) holds a FIP of 3.92 while he has faced 143 hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.50 (17 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.118. He has allowed 30 base hits (7.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 8 free passes.
Chicago has a total of 71 home runs for the season and 328 runs batted in. They have tallied 120 two-baggers, while taking a walk 279 times and putting up 356 runs. The Chicago White Sox have earned a team on-base percentage of .333 and a batting average of .250 on the campaign. The White Sox hold a team slugging percentage of .399 and they score 4.81 runs per game (9th in the league). They have been rung up on 652 occasions (17th in the league) and are sitting with 601 base knocks.
The Chicago pitching staff have yielded 270 runs on the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.36 (237 earned runs yielded). They have given up 78 homers and they surrender 3.83 runs per 9 innings (6th in the league). The White Sox have a team WHIP of 1.178 and have a FIP of 3.53 as a squad so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.49 (736 strikeouts against 211 free passes). They rank 4th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 537.
Chicago bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.1% out of 106 inherited base runners. Their relievers have taken the field 72 times in high leverage situations in addition to 64 occasions with runners on base. With 74 save situations, the White Sox have earned 36 holds and also 14 blown saves. They sit at 18th in the league with a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have sent 213 relief pitchers onto the diamond on the year. Chicago has had relief pitchers enter the game in 35 save opportunities and they have tallied 21 saves.
In their 5,721 innings played, the White Sox hold a defensive efficiency of 69.2% (18th in pro baseball). The Chicago White Sox have turned 48 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .979 (30th in baseball). The White Sox have 545 assists, 52 errors and have earned a total of 1,907 putouts this year.
In his career, Lynn has surrendered 1,367 hits and he has 1,501 K's in 1,502 innings. He has conceded a total of 584 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.276 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.73 and he has gone up against 6,354 opposing hitters in his career. Lynn (111-74 career record) holds a 3.50 earned run average while conceding 8.2 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago (-222)
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