Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Guardians Prediction, 7/11/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Guardians
Date: Monday, July 11, 2022
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: Bally Sports Great Lakes
Progressive Field is where the Cleveland Guardians (40-40) will compete against the Chicago White Sox (39-41) on Monday. The expected starting pitchers are Lance Lynn and Cal Quantrill.
Chicago has a slugging % of .380 and have been rung up 632 times, while taking a walk on 195 occasions. They have compiled 323 runs batted in as well as 714 base knocks so far this season, and their batting average is .256. The White Sox have accumulated 140 doubles as a team and have hit 65 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 342 runs and have an on-base percentage of .311. As a squad, the Chicago White Sox are recording 4.3 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 18th in the league.
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The White Sox have a team ERA of 4.16 this season (22nd in the league), and they have struck out 750 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 302 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.05 as a squad on the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.48 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.35. White Sox pitchers have surrendered 93 long balls and also 386 total runs (23rd in the league).
The White Sox have dispatched 289 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 109 runners so far this year and 37.6% of those runners crossed home plate. They have tallied 24 saves this season and have blown 14 out of their 38 chances to save the game. The White Sox relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 63.2% and has entered the game in 95 save situations. The bullpen have a total of 56 holds this year (3rd in the league). White Sox pitchers have entered the game with runners on 81 times as well as having 84 appearances in high leverage situations.
The White Sox have turned 68.3% of baseballs in play into outs in their 6,489 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 25th in the majors. The Chicago White Sox have earned a total of 2,163 putouts for the season, in addition to 649 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .981 which ranks 28th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 58 double plays.
Lynn has taken the mound for 1,610 innings and has earned 1,617 K's so far in his career. His ERA is 3.51 (629 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.270. He has given up 1,464 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) with 581 free passes. Lynn (116-78 win-loss record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.60 and he has faced 6,808 hitters during his time in the majors.
Cleveland has accumulated 62 home runs on the campaign to go along with 323 runs batted in. They have hit 144 doubles, while walking 235 times as well as racking up 341 runs. The Cleveland Guardians have compiled a team OBP of .307 and a batting average of .243 so far this season. The Guardians have a SLG% of .377 and they are recording 4.26 runs per game (19th in baseball). They have been rung up on 556 instances (30th in the league) and have 656 hits.
The Guardians have a team WHIP of 1.264 and have a FIP of 4.17 as a staff over the course of the season. They rank 13th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 650. The Cleveland pitching staff have surrendered 357 runs on the campaign while holding an ERA of 4.05 (319 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.66 (655 strikeouts against 246 walks). They have allowed 94 long balls and they surrender 4.53 runs per 9 innings (21st in baseball).
Cleveland has had relievers enter the game in 29 save opportunities and they have come away with 21 saves. They rank 6th in baseball with a save percentage of 72.4%, and they have dispatched 250 relievers onto the diamond for the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 83 times in high leverage situations and also on 70 occasions with runners on. Cleveland relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 32.0% out of 97 inherited base runners. With 53 save situations, the Guardians have amassed 21 holds and also 8 blown saves.
The Cleveland Guardians have turned 63 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .982 (24th in baseball). The Guardians have recorded 715 assists, 51 errors and are sitting with 2,127 putouts on the campaign. In 6,381 innings on the field, the Guardians are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 70.0% (13th in professional baseball).
Thus far in his career, Quantrill has surrendered 354 hits while he has tallied 296 strikeouts in 373 frames. He has allowed a total of 153 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.243 and having a FIP of 4.2. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.69 and he has faced 1,567 batters in his pro baseball career. Quantrill (20-16 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 3.69 ERA while giving up 8.5 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cleveland
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