Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 5/29/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
The Chicago White Sox (22-22) will play the Chicago Cubs (18-26) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Wade Miley and Dylan Cease.
Chicago has a slugging % of .385 and have been called out on strikes 398 times, while taking a walk on 149 occasions. They have recorded 178 RBI's and 341 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is at .234. The Cubs have accrued 73 doubles as a unit and have hit 44 balls out of the stadium. They are sitting with 192 runs scored and have an OBP of .313. As a team, the Chicago Cubs are recording 4.4 runs per contest, which is 12th in MLB.
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The Cubs have compiled a team earned run average of 4.34 this season (24th in MLB), and they have rung up 378 hitters. They have walked 139 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.15 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.72 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.31. Cubs pitchers have allowed 53 long balls in addition to 200 runs in total (19th in baseball).
The Cubs have sent 147 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 57 base runners this season with 31.6% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have tallied 12 saves for the season and have blown 5 of 17 chances to get a save. The Cubs relievers have a save rate of 70.6% and has entered the game in 32 save situations. The bullpen have accumulated 12 holds on the campaign (29th in baseball). Cubs pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 39 times and also have had 36 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Cubs have converted 68.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 3,456 innings, which has them ranked 25th in MLB. The Chicago Cubs have accounted for 1,152 putouts on the campaign, as well as 399 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which has them ranked 18th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 45 double plays.
Miley (98-92 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.09 and he has gone up against 6,850 hitters in the major leagues. He has given up 1,644 base hits (9.3 hits per 9 innings) with 556 walks. His earned run average is 4.14 (735 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.378. Miley has taken the hill for 1,597 innings and has 1,262 punch outs during his MLB career.
The Chicago White Sox have tallied an OBP of .290 as well as a batting average of .234 on the campaign. They have struck out on 324 occasions (29th in the league) and have earned a total of 346 hits. Chicago is sitting with 39 home runs on the campaign to go along with 153 RBIs. The White Sox have a team slugging % of .360 and they earn 3.66 runs per contest (27th in the league). They have 67 doubles, while taking a walk 102 times as well as recording 161 runs.
The White Sox have a team WHIP of 1.377 with a FIP of 3.86 as a pitching staff so far this year. They come in at 19th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 367. The Chicago pitching staff have conceded 203 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.10 (179 earned runs allowed). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.40 (417 strikeouts against 174 walks). They have relinquished 43 dingers and they relinquish 4.65 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball).
Sitting with 74 save situations, the White Sox have recorded 47 holds and 9 blown saves. Chicago has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 27 save opportunities and they have walked away with 18 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 49 times in high leverage situations in addition to 46 occasions with runners on. Chicago relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 31.3% of 67 inherited runners. They are ranked 17th in baseball holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 170 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
Out of their 3,537 innings on the diamond, the White Sox have earned a efficiency on defense of 67.5% (26th in the majors). The Chicago White Sox have turned 35 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (25th in professional baseball). The White Sox have recorded 359 assists, 29 errors and have earned 1,179 putouts for the year.
In his MLB career, Cease has conceded 309 base knocks while totaling 422 punch outs in 343 innings. Cease (26-20 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.37 earned run average and has allowed 8.1 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered a total of 167 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.353 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.71 and he has gone up against 1,490 opposing batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago
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