Chicago White Sox vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 10/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs San Diego Padres
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2022
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+105) San Diego (-125)
Petco Park is the site where the San Diego Padres (86-70) will go up against the Chicago White Sox (77-79) on Saturday. The odds on this game have Chicago at +105 while San Diego is coming in at -125. The total is 7.5. The men taking the mound are Dylan Cease and Mike Clevinger.
The White Sox have compiled 260 doubles as a unit and have smacked 144 baseballs out of the park. Chicago has a slugging rate of .389 and have been called out on strikes 1,223 times, while drawing a walk on 380 occasions. As a squad, the Chicago White Sox are notching 4.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 17th in baseball. They have recorded 635 runs batted in as well as 1,395 base knocks over the course of the season, while their average at the plate is at .258. They have notched a total of 667 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .313.
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White Sox pitchers have relinquished 158 home runs in addition to 695 runs (20th in MLB). They have walked 514 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.80 as a team this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.71 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.29. The White Sox have compiled a team ERA of 3.93 so far this year (15th in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,392 hitters.
The White Sox have dispatched 530 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 193 base runners on the campaign and 38.3% of them earned a run for their team. They have recorded 45 saves for the season and have not converted 23 of 68 chances to get a save. The White Sox relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 66.2% and has entered the game in 165 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 96 holds this season (6th in the league). White Sox relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 135 times in addition to having 165 appearances in high leverage situations.
The White Sox have converted 68.7% of baseballs in play into outs in their 12,552 innings, ranking them 25th in pro baseball. The Chicago White Sox have earned 4,184 putouts so far this season, as well as 1,246 assists and 100 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .982 which has them ranked 28th in pro baseball, and have a total of 118 double plays.
Cease (36-25 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.87 and he has faced 2,012 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has given up 388 base hits (7.3 hits per nine innings) and has had 211 free passes. His ERA is 3.52 (186 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.258. Cease has taken the hill for 476 innings and has tallied 573 strikeouts so far in his MLB career.
San Diego has hit 147 home runs this year as well as 661 RBIs. They have 265 two-baggers, while walking 557 times and putting up 684 runs. The San Diego Padres have compiled an OBP of .318 and a batting average of .240 so far this year. The Padres hold a team SLG% of .381 and they are recording 4.38 runs per outing (12th in MLB). They have struck out on 1,262 instances (22nd in baseball) and have earned a total of 1,268 base hits.
The Padres hold a team WHIP of 1.206 with a FIP of 3.82 as a staff for the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.09 (1,397 strikeouts vs 452 walks). They are currently ranked 9th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,223. They have allowed 167 home runs and they yield 4.14 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The San Diego pitching staff have relinquished 639 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 3.82 (590 earned runs yielded).
San Diego relievers hold an inherited score rate of 40.0% out of their 195 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 160 times in high leverage situations in addition to 124 occasions with runners on base. With 141 save situations, the Padres have earned 68 holds in addition to 22 blown saves. They rank 11th in the league with a save percentage of 67.6%, and they have sent 469 relievers onto the diamond so far this season. San Diego has had relief pitchers take the mound in 68 save chances and they have come away with 46 saves.
In 12,504 innings on the field, the Padres have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (9th in MLB). The San Diego Padres have turned 113 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in MLB). The Padres have recorded 1,314 assists, 75 errors and have accounted for 4,168 putouts so far this year.
Clevinger (50-30 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.40 earned run average while allowing 7.4 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.86 and he has gone up against 2,670 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 246 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.194 and a FIP of 3.8. So far in his MLB career, Clevinger has surrendered 535 base hits while totaling 691 punch outs in 650 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take San Diego (-125) and under 7.5 runs
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