Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 6/25/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+140) Chicago (-165)
The Baltimore Orioles (32-39) are en route to Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday where they will try to beat the Chicago White Sox (33-35). The line on this matchup has Baltimore at +140 while Chicago is sitting at -165. The total has been set at 9. The expected starting pitchers will be Austin Voth and Lance Lynn.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are knocking in 4.1 runs per game, which has them sitting at 22nd in baseball. They have accumulated 289 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .299. The Orioles have accumulated 123 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 72 baseballs out of the park. They have accrued 276 RBI's as well as 555 hits on the season, while their batting average is sitting at .231. Baltimore has a slugging percentage of .382 and have struck out 639 times, while drawing a walk on 196 occasions.
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The Orioles are sitting with a team ERA of 4.15 so far this year (21st in the league), and their staff has struck out 501 batters. Their K/BB ratio is 2.41 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.35. Orioles pitchers have given up 77 long balls and 320 runs in total (21st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 208 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.27 as a unit for the year.
The Orioles bullpen have a save percentage of 77.3% and has entered the game in 59 save situations. The relievers have inherited 146 base runners so far this season with 26.7% of those players crossed home plate. Orioles bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 100 times in addition to having 88 appearances in high leverage situations. The Orioles have dispatched 247 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The bullpen are sitting with 35 holds for the year (18th in MLB). They have tallied 17 saves on the year and have missed out on 5 of their 22 save opportunities.
The Orioles have turned 68.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of 5,646 innings on the field, which ranks them 26th in baseball. The Baltimore Orioles have 1,882 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 695 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .982 which has them ranked 23rd in baseball, and they have twisted 69 double plays.
Voth has taken the hill for 187 innings and has earned 183 K's during his MLB career. Voth (9-8 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 5.09 while he has gone up against 823 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 5.61 (117 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.460. He has conceded 201 base knocks (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has 73 free passes.
Chicago has compiled 58 home runs on the season as well as 271 RBIs. They have 115 doubles, while taking a walk 169 times and putting up 287 runs. The Chicago White Sox hold an OBP of .312 and a batting average of .256 for the year. The White Sox hold a slugging percentage of .383 and they are earning 4.22 runs per game (21st in baseball). They have struck out on 529 instances (26th in baseball) and have 606 base hits.
The White Sox are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.369 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.03 as a staff so far this year. They have a ranking of 17th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 579. The Chicago pitching staff have allowed 332 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 4.17 (284 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.46 (640 strikeouts against 260 free passes). They have surrendered 77 home runs and they relinquish 4.87 runs per 9 innings (24th in the league).
Sitting with 90 save situations, the White Sox have compiled 55 holds and also 13 blown saves. Chicago has called on relievers to take the mound in 34 save chances and they have walked away with 21 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 72 times in high leverage situations and on 74 occasions with base runners. Chicago relievers have an inherited score percentage of 37.3% out of 102 inherited runners. They sit at 17th in MLB with a save percentage of 61.8%, and they have dispatched 252 relievers to the mound this season.
In their 5,517 innings on the diamond, the White Sox hold a defensive efficiency of 67.8% (28th in the majors). The Chicago White Sox have gotten 50 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .980 (27th in the majors). The White Sox have accrued 557 assists, 48 errors and have earned 1,839 putouts for the season.
In his pro baseball career, Lynn has conceded 1,449 base hits while accumulating 1,600 K's in 1,593 innings. Lynn (116-77 career win-loss mark) holds a 3.50 earned run average while allowing 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered a total of 619 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.271 and a FIP of 3.6. His K/BB ratio is 2.78 and he has faced 6,733 batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Baltimore (+140)
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