Chicago White Sox vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 7/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Sunday, July 3, 2022
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Bay Area
The Chicago White Sox (36-39) are on their way to Oracle Park on Sunday where they will attempt to defeat the San Francisco Giants (40-35). The expected starting pitchers are Lucas Giolito and Anthony DeSclafani.
The White Sox have accrued 129 doubles as a unit and have hit 61 balls out of the stadium. Chicago has a slugging rate of .377 and have been called out on strikes 590 times, while being walked on 184 occasions. As a squad, the Chicago White Sox are scoring 4.1 runs per outing, which is 21st in the league. They have accumulated 292 RBI's and 657 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average sits at .252. They have racked up 310 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .308.
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The White Sox have compiled a team earned run average of 4.07 over the course of the season (21st in MLB), and they have rung up 707 batters. They have walked 280 batters and their FIP sits at 3.96 as a team on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.53 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.34. White Sox pitchers have given up 83 long balls and also 357 runs (22nd in the league).
The White Sox have sent 269 relievers to the mound on the season. The relievers have inherited 106 runners for the year with 38.7% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 23 saves on the season and have blown 14 of 37 save opportunities. The White Sox relief pitchers have a save percentage of 62.2% and has entered the game in 94 save situations. The relief pitchers have earned 56 holds this year (1st in MLB). White Sox relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 76 times and also have had 77 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Chicago White Sox have accounted for 2,022 putouts so far this season, as well as 603 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .980 which ranks 28th in the majors, and have accumulated 54 double plays. The White Sox have converted 68.1% of balls in play into outs out of 6,066 innings on the diamond, ranking them 26th in pro baseball.
Giolito has taken the hill for 737 innings and has accumulated 778 K's thus far in his career. His ERA is 4.29 (351 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.225. He has surrendered 625 base hits (7.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 278 free passes. Giolito (46-42 record in his career) has a FIP of 4.36 and he has faced 3,071 batters in the major leagues.
The Giants hold a team slugging percentage of .399 and they are recording 4.77 runs per contest (7th in MLB). They have tallied 115 two-baggers, while walking 279 times and scoring 358 runs. San Francisco has accounted for 91 home runs this season as well as 343 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 649 occasions (16th in the league) and have accounted for 593 hits. The San Francisco Giants hold an OBP of .321 and a batting average of .238 this season.
The San Francisco pitching staff have surrendered 319 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.90 (289 earned runs conceded). They have given up 64 long balls and they allow 4.30 runs per 9 innings (16th in baseball). The Giants have a WHIP of 1.256 in addition to having a FIP of 3.48 as a pitching staff for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.18 (620 strikeouts against 195 free passes). They are sitting at 20th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 643.
San Francisco relievers have an inherited score percentage of 32.6% out of 92 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 82 times in high leverage situations in addition to 63 occasions with base runners. With 69 save situations, the Giants have compiled 39 holds and also 10 blown saves. They rank 17th in the league with a save percentage of 63.0%, and they have sent 278 relievers to the mound this season. San Francisco has called on relievers to take the mound in 27 save chances and they have come away with 17 saves.
In their 6,003 innings played, the Giants have a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (25th in the majors). The San Francisco Giants have gotten 61 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in baseball). The Giants have 723 assists, 44 errors and have amassed 2,001 putouts so far this season.
DeSclafani (50-48 career mark) has earned a 4.20 earned run average and has surrendered 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.25 and he has gone up against 3,546 hitters in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered 393 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.270 and a FIP of 4.1. So far in his career, DeSclafani has conceded 840 base knocks while tallying 751 punch outs in 843 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago
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