Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 9/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
The Minnesota Twins (74-79) will go up against the Chicago White Sox (76-77) at Target Field on Tuesday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Lance Lynn and Bailey Ober.
The White Sox have tallied 257 doubles as a unit and have smacked 144 baseballs out of the stadium. Chicago has a slugging rate of .391 and have been called out on strikes 1,193 times, while being walked on 376 occasions. As a unit, the Chicago White Sox are scoring 4.3 runs per outing, which has them at 16th in baseball. They have compiled 627 RBI's as well as 1,377 hits this season, and their batting average sits at .259. They have a total of 659 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .314.
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The White Sox have an earned run average of 3.90 on the year (14th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,362 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.71 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.29. White Sox pitchers have given up 157 home runs and also 680 runs in total (20th in baseball). They have walked 502 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.82 as a team for the year.
The White Sox bullpen have accumulated a save rate of 66.7% and has entered the game in 161 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 188 base runners for the season and 38.3% of them ended up scoring. White Sox bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 133 times and also have had 159 appearances in high leverage situations. The White Sox have sent 520 relievers to the mound this year. The relievers have 94 holds for the year (6th in the league). They have accumulated 44 saves so far this season and have blown 22 of 66 chances to save the game.
The White Sox have turned 68.9% of balls hit into play into outs in their 12,327 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 23rd in pro baseball. The Chicago White Sox are sitting with 4,109 putouts this season, in addition to 1,224 assists and 100 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .982 which is 29th in baseball, and have 114 double plays.
Lynn has taken the ball for 1,693 innings and has accumulated 1,707 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.52 (662 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.258. He has surrendered 1,539 base hits (8.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 591 walks. Lynn (122-83 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.60 and he has gone up against 7,149 batters during his time in the major leagues.
Minnesota has accumulated 171 home runs for the year and 628 runs batted in. They have 253 two-baggers, while taking a walk 481 times as well as racking up 655 runs. The Minnesota Twins hold a team OBP of .316 as well as a batting average of .248 on the campaign. The Twins hold a team slugging percentage of .402 and they average 4.28 runs per contest (18th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 1,269 occasions (20th in baseball) and have notched a total of 1,282 hits.
The Twins hold a team WHIP of 1.263 and have a FIP of 4.11 as a team on the season. They are currently ranked 16th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,262. The Minnesota pitching staff have conceded 656 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 4.04 (610 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.77 (1,262 strikeouts vs 455 walks). They have relinquished 179 homers and they relinquish 4.34 runs per 9 innings (16th in MLB).
Minnesota has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 54 save chances and they have recorded 27 saves. They rank 30th in the league with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 523 relievers onto the field for the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 162 times in high leverage situations and on 128 occasions with runners on base. Minnesota relievers have an inherited score rate of 29.9% out of their 177 inherited base runners. Sitting with 153 save situations, the Twins have accumulated 98 holds in addition to 27 blown saves.
In their 12,240 innings played, the Twins have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.1% (13th in the majors). The Minnesota Twins have turned 115 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .986 (12th in professional baseball). The Twins have 1,243 assists, 75 errors and have earned 4,080 putouts on the campaign.
In his pro baseball career, Ober has given up 136 base knocks while he has earned 133 K's in 136 innings pitched. He has conceded 61 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.206 and a FIP of 4.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.75 and he has gone up against 563 opposing batters during his pro baseball career. Ober (4-6 career record) holds a 4.04 ERA while giving up 9.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota
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