Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 6/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+130) Chicago (-167)
Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners (40-37, 3rd in AL West) travel to Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Chicago White Sox (44-31, 1st in AL Central). The line on this game has the Mariners coming in at +130 and the White Sox are at -167. The O/U opens at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers are Marco Gonzales and Dallas Keuchel.
As a team, the Seattle Mariners are recording 4.1 runs per game, which puts them at 20th in the league. They have tallied 313 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .291. The Mariners have hit 121 doubles as a unit and have hit 90 baseballs out of the park. They have accrued 303 runs batted in and 539 base knocks this season, while their team batting average is sitting at .217. Seattle is slugging .379 and have been called out on strikes 736 times, while taking a walk on 234 occasions.
The Mariners have a team ERA of 4.41 so far this season (20th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 625 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 249 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.27 as a team this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.51 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. Mariners pitchers have yielded 89 home runs in addition to 355 runs in total (21st in MLB).
Mariners relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 73 times as well as having 87 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 46 holds for the year (8th in MLB). The Mariners bullpen have earned a save rate of 57.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 79 save situations. They have earned 19 saves this year and have blown 14 of their 33 save chances. The relievers have inherited 100 base runners this year with 33.0% of them ended up scoring. The Mariners have dispatched 262 relievers to the hill for the year.
The Seattle Mariners have earned a total of 2,024 putouts on the year, in addition to 706 assists and 44 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which ranks 14th in professional baseball, and have 557 double plays. The Mariners have converted 70.2% of balls in play into outs out of their 6,072 innings, which ranks them 12th in professional baseball.
Gonzales has pitched in 564 innings and has totaled 462 K's in his career. Gonzales (42-31 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.06 while going up against 2,388 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.18 (262 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.297. He has surrendered 586 hits (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 146 free passes.
The White Sox hold a team slugging % of .398 and they score 4.79 runs per outing (9th in MLB). They have tallied 121 two-baggers, while getting a free base 284 times as well as scoring 359 runs. Chicago has compiled 72 home runs over the course of the season as well as 331 RBIs. They have been rung up on 663 instances (17th in MLB) and are sitting with 607 base hits. The Chicago White Sox have compiled an OBP of .333 and a team batting average of .249 for the season.
The White Sox have a WHIP of 1.191 in addition to having a FIP of 3.58 as a squad for the year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.46 (747 strikeouts against 216 walks). They have a ranking of 7th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 551. They have relinquished 81 home runs and they concede 3.90 runs per 9 innings (7th in MLB). The Chicago pitching staff have given up 279 runs on the year while having an ERA of 3.42 (245 earned runs allowed).
Chicago has called on relievers to enter the game in 35 save opportunities and they have earned 21 saves. They are ranked 17th in the league with a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have sent 216 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 72 times in high leverage situations and on 64 occasions with runners on. Chicago bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 32.1% out of their 106 inherited runners. Sitting with 74 save situations, the White Sox have tallied 36 holds in addition to 14 blown saves.
The Chicago White Sox have turned 48 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .979 (30th in professional baseball). The White Sox have recorded 547 assists, 53 errors and have a tally of 1,934 putouts so far this season. Out of their 5,802 innings on the field, the White Sox have a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (20th in baseball).
Keuchel (96-75 career mark) has earned a 3.61 ERA while giving up 8.7 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.65 and he has faced 6,026 opposing batters in his MLB career. He has conceded a total of 581 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.257 and a FIP of 3.8. During his pro baseball career, Keuchel has allowed 1,394 hits while totaling 1,127 strikeouts in 1,446 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (+130)
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