Chicago White Sox vs Colorado Rockies Prediction, 7/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Colorado Rockies
Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Location: Coors Field in Denver, CO
TV: AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain
Coors Field is where the Colorado Rockies (43-53) will attempt to beat the Chicago White Sox (48-48) on Tuesday. The pitchers taking the mound are Michael Kopech and German Marquez.
As a unit, the Chicago White Sox are putting up 4.4 runs per game, which puts them at 15th in the league. They have notched a total of 423 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .312. The White Sox have tallied 166 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 84 balls out of the stadium. They have 402 runs batted in as well as 859 base knocks over the course of the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .257. Chicago is slugging .385 and have been called out on strikes 745 times, while drawing a walk on 231 occasions.
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The White Sox have a team ERA of 4.03 this season (18th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 875 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 340 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.92 as a unit over the course of the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.57 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.33. White Sox pitchers have conceded 103 home runs in addition to 442 total runs (21st in MLB).
The White Sox relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 64.3% and has come into the game in 104 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 123 runners for the year and 39.0% of them ended up scoring. White Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 89 times in addition to having 97 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have dispatched 337 relievers to the mound for the season. The relief pitchers have notched 61 holds this season (6th in MLB). They have compiled 27 saves so far this year and have blown 15 of their 42 save opportunities.
The White Sox have turned 68.6% of balls in play into outs in their 7,434 innings on the field, which has them ranked 23rd in the majors. The Chicago White Sox have a total of 2,478 putouts this year, in addition to 743 assists and 61 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .981 which is 29th in MLB, and have accumulated 70 double plays.
Kopech has thrown 166 innings and has tallied 192 K's in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.56 (66 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.188. He has allowed 130 base knocks (7.0 hits per nine innings) and has 68 walks. Kopech (8-10 win-loss record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.01 while he has gone up against 695 hitters in the major leagues.
The Rockies hold a team slugging percentage of .408 and they are scoring 4.64 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have tallied 170 doubles, while walking 288 times and scoring 445 runs. Colorado has a total of 89 long balls so far this year as well as 424 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 753 occasions (23rd in baseball) and have a total of 866 hits. The Colorado Rockies have earned an on-base percentage of .325 and a batting average of .262 on the campaign.
The Rockies hold a team WHIP of 1.442 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.37 as a unit for the season. They are currently ranked 30th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 909. The Colorado pitching staff have given up 514 runs so far this season while holding an ERA of 4.94 (465 earned runs yielded). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.13 (669 strikeouts vs 314 walks). They have conceded 104 long balls and they concede 5.46 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Colorado has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 36 save chances and they have come away with 27 saves. They are currently ranked 3rd in MLB holding a save rate of 75.0%, and they have sent 302 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 109 times in high leverage situations in addition to 80 occasions with runners on. Colorado relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 33.9% out of their 127 inherited base runners. With 74 save situations, the Rockies have accumulated 38 holds in addition to 9 blown saves.
The Colorado Rockies have gotten 90 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (24th in professional baseball). The Rockies have racked up 924 assists, 60 errors and have amassed 2,460 putouts for the season. In 7,380 innings played, the Rockies have a defensive efficiency of 67.5% (30th in the majors).
Marquez (60-48 career win-loss record) has a 4.41 ERA and has conceded 8.9 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.30 and he has gone up against 3,889 opposing batters thus far in his career. He has surrendered 450 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.289 and a FIP of 4.0. In his career, Marquez has allowed 910 base hits while tallying 901 strikeouts in 918 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago
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