Chicago White Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 6/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (+115) Toronto (-135)
The Toronto Blue Jays (27-20) will compete against the Chicago White Sox (23-23) at Rogers Centre on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the White Sox at +115 while the Blue Jays are priced at -135. The total comes in at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Michael Kopech and Hyun Jin Ryu.
Chicago has a slugging % of .356 and have been called out on strikes 336 times, while being walked on 108 occasions. They have 158 RBI's and 363 base knocks on the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .233. The White Sox have hit 69 doubles as a team and have knocked 40 balls out of the park. They have notched a total of 167 runs while holding a team OBP of .290. As a squad, the Chicago White Sox are recording 3.6 runs per game, which puts them at 27th in the league.
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The White Sox have a team ERA of 4.00 on the season (16th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 430 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.34 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.37. White Sox pitchers have given up 43 home runs and also 212 total runs (17th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 184 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.83 as a team for the season.
White Sox relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 51 times in addition to having 52 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 47 holds so far this year (1st in MLB). The White Sox relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 74 save situations. They have accumulated 18 saves this year and have missed out on 9 of 27 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 71 runners for the year and 29.6% of them ended up crossing the plate. The White Sox have sent 178 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season.
The Chicago White Sox have earned 1,242 putouts this year, in addition to 386 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .981 which has them ranked 24th in professional baseball, and they have turned 38 double plays. The White Sox have converted 67.8% of baseballs in play into outs in their 3,726 innings on the field, which has them sitting 26th in pro baseball.
Kopech has pitched in 125 frames and has tallied 157 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. Kopech (6-5 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.24 while he has gone up against 514 batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 2.94 (41 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.082. He has allowed 91 base hits (6.5 hits per 9 innings) and has had 45 walks.
Toronto has recorded 49 home runs for the year as well as 182 runs batted in. They have hit 80 doubles, while getting a free base 142 times and putting up 185 runs. The Toronto Blue Jays have tallied an on-base percentage of .307 in addition to a batting average of .237 so far this year. The Blue Jays have a SLG% of .386 and they are recording 3.94 runs per outing (23rd in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 377 occasions (22nd in the league) and have recorded 368 base hits.
The Blue Jays have a WHIP of 1.202 and have a FIP of 3.67 as a team for the year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.20 (387 strikeouts vs 121 free passes). They rank 12th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 378. They have relinquished 45 dingers and they relinquish 4.03 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league). The Toronto pitching staff have conceded 186 runs on the campaign and come in with a team ERA of 3.62 (167 earned runs yielded).
With 67 save situations, the Blue Jays have 36 holds in addition to 10 blown saves. Toronto has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 30 save opportunities and they have walked away with 20 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 76 times in high leverage situations and also on 50 occasions with runners on base. Toronto bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.1% of 78 inherited base runners. They are ranked 17th in baseball holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 177 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 33 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (10th in professional baseball). The Blue Jays have recorded 395 assists, 22 errors and have notched a total of 1,246 putouts for the season. Out of their 3,738 innings played, the Blue Jays hold a efficiency on defense of 70.1% (15th in baseball).
During his MLB career, Ryu has allowed 955 base hits while tallying 892 strikeouts in 999 innings pitched. Ryu (75-45 career mark) has a 3.25 earned run average and has allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 361 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.178 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.4. His K/BB ratio is 4.02 and he has faced 4,099 hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago (+115)
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