Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 6/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Guaranteed Rate Field is the location where the Chicago White Sox (33-33) will play the Baltimore Orioles (30-39) on Thursday. The starting pitchers are Dean Kremer and Johnny Cueto.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are putting up 4.0 runs per game, which has them at 24th in the league. They have notched a total of 278 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .297. The Orioles have tallied 115 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 68 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 265 runs batted in as well as 534 hits this season, and their batting average sits at .229. Baltimore is slugging .374 and have struck out 620 times, while being walked on 192 occasions.
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Orioles pitchers have relinquished 77 long balls and 320 total runs (23rd in the league). They have walked 200 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.30 as a team this season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.44 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.35. The Orioles hold a team earned run average of 4.25 on the season (23rd in the league), and their staff has rung up 487 hitters.
Orioles bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 98 times and also have had 87 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 33 holds on the campaign (21st in MLB). The Orioles relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 75.0% and stepped onto the hill in 55 save situations. They have accumulated 15 saves for the season and have blown 5 of their 20 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 142 runners for the year with 27.5% of those runners crossed home plate. The Orioles have sent 243 relievers to the hill so far this season.
The Baltimore Orioles have a tally of 1,837 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 682 assists and 46 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which has them ranked 23rd in baseball, and have accumulated 67 double plays. The Orioles have transformed 68.4% of balls in play into outs out of 5,511 innings on the field, which has them ranked 26th in professional baseball.
Kremer has taken the mound for 87 frames and has racked up 79 K's so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 6.06 (59 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.517. He has allowed 92 hits (9.4 hits per 9 innings) with 41 free passes. Kremer (2-9 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 5.47 and he has gone up against 390 hitters during his time in the major leagues.
Chicago has accumulated 58 home runs on the campaign as well as 266 RBIs. They have recorded 111 doubles, while getting a free base 164 times and scoring 282 runs. The Chicago White Sox have an on-base percentage of .311 in addition to a team batting average of .254 on the campaign. The White Sox hold a team slugging percentage of .383 and they average 4.27 runs per contest (19th in MLB). They have been rung up on 512 occasions (27th in MLB) and have notched a total of 584 base knocks.
The White Sox have a team WHIP of 1.366 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.00 as a squad so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.43 (624 strikeouts vs 257 bases on balls). They are sitting at 16th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 556. They have yielded 73 homers and they allow 4.83 runs per 9 innings (24th in the league). The Chicago pitching staff have relinquished 319 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.10 (271 earned runs relinquished).
Sitting with 90 save situations, the White Sox have accrued 55 holds and also 13 blown saves. Chicago has called on relief pitchers to enter the game in 34 save opportunities and they have earned 21 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 72 times in high leverage situations and also on 73 occasions with runners on. Chicago relievers have an inherited score percentage of 37.0% out of 100 inherited runners. They rank 18th in MLB with a save rate of 61.8%, and they have sent 247 relief pitchers onto the field over the course of the season.
In their 5,355 innings on the field, the White Sox have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 67.9% (28th in professional baseball). The Chicago White Sox have turned 49 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .980 (27th in pro baseball). The White Sox have 544 assists, 47 errors and have notched a total of 1,785 putouts on the campaign.
During his pro baseball career, Cueto has allowed 1,904 base knocks while earning 1,743 K's in 2,077 innings pitched. Cueto (136-100 win-loss record in his career) has a 3.44 earned run average while giving up 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 794 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.204 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.9. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.92 and he has faced 8,624 batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore
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