Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 4/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
The Minnesota Twins (6-8) will try to defeat the Chicago White Sox (6-7) at Target Field on Sunday.
The White Sox have accrued 20 doubles as a team and have hit 11 balls out of the stadium. Chicago owns a slugging percentage of .344 and have been called out on strikes 95 times, while being walked on 28 occasions. As a team, the Chicago White Sox are knocking in 3.4 runs per game, which is 22nd in baseball. They have accounted for 40 RBI's and 89 base knocks for the year, while their average at the plate sits at .212. They have tallied 44 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .264.
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The White Sox are sitting with a team ERA of 3.61 over the course of the season (16th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 123 hitters. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.56 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.29. White Sox pitchers have yielded 8 home runs in addition to 53 runs (15th in MLB). They have walked 48 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.19 as a squad so far this year.
The White Sox relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 62.5% and has stepped onto the mound in 24 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 26 runners for the season with 30.8% of those runners ended up scoring. White Sox pitchers have come into the game with players on base 17 times as well as having 16 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have sent 52 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The relief pitchers have racked up 16 holds this year (1st in the league). They have accumulated 5 saves for the year and have not converted 3 of their 8 save chances.
The White Sox have converted 66.9% of baseballs in play into outs in their 1,014 innings, which ranks them 28th in the majors. The Chicago White Sox have accumulated 338 putouts so far this season, in addition to 100 assists and 16 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .965 which has them sitting 30th in the majors, and they have twisted 8 double plays.
Giolito has taken the ball for 671 frames and has earned 702 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Giolito (42-38 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 4.29 while facing 2,783 opposing batters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 4.17 (311 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.191. He has surrendered 547 hits (7.3 hits per nine innings) with 253 walks.
The Minnesota Twins have earned an OBP of .289 and a team batting average of .201 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 124 occasions (13th in baseball) and have earned a total of 88 hits. Minnesota is sitting with 12 long balls on the year to go along with 39 runs batted in. The Twins have a team slugging percentage of .327 and they have an average of 3.07 runs per contest (24th in MLB). They have hit 17 two-baggers, while taking a walk 49 times and racking up 43 runs.
The Twins hold a team WHIP of 1.213 in addition to having a FIP of 4.00 as a pitching staff for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.58 (116 strikeouts against 45 walks). They are sitting at 17th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 103. They have allowed 16 dingers and they surrender 3.69 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The Minnesota pitching staff have given up 50 runs for the year and come in with a team ERA of 3.54 (48 earned runs relinquished).
Minnesota has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 4 save chances and they have walked away with 2 saves. They sit at 28th in the league holding a save rate of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 45 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 10 times in high leverage situations in addition to 8 occasions with runners on. Minnesota bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 42.9% of 14 inherited runners. With 8 save situations, the Twins have recorded 4 holds and 2 blown saves.
The Minnesota Twins have turned 8 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (17th in MLB). The Twins have 108 assists, 7 errors and have a tally of 366 putouts over the course of the season. In their 1,098 innings on the field, the Twins have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 72.1% (9th in MLB).
So far in his pro baseball career, Archer has allowed 1,151 base hits and he has 1,378 K's in 1,262 innings. Archer (61-81 mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.86 ERA and has surrendered 8.2 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 542 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.253 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.20 and he has faced 5,320 batters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago
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