Cleveland Guardians vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 5/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland (+155) Chicago (-180)
The Chicago White Sox (14-13) will go up against the Cleveland Guardians (14-14) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Guardians at +155 while the White Sox are coming in at -180. The over/under has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers are Cal Quantrill and Lucas Giolito.
As a team, the Cleveland Guardians are notching 4.7 runs per outing, which puts them at 3rd in baseball. They have earned 132 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .323. The Guardians have tallied 51 doubles as a team and have hit 23 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accounted for 130 RBI's in addition to 243 hits over the course of the season, and their team batting average comes in at .257. Cleveland has a slugging rate of .400 and have been called out on strikes 208 times, while taking a walk on 88 occasions.
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The Guardians have a team ERA of 4.00 this season (22nd in baseball), and they have rung up 230 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.64 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.19. Guardians pitchers have relinquished 24 home runs and also 122 total runs (22nd in the league). They have walked 87 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.68 as a unit over the course of the season.
The Guardians have sent 94 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The relievers have inherited 36 base runners over the course of the season and 22.2% of those players earned a run for their team. They have compiled 6 saves on the year and have blown 2 of their 8 save opportunities. The Guardians relievers have recorded a save percentage of 75.0% and has entered the game in 18 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 9 holds so far this season (29th in baseball). Guardians pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 25 times as well as having 33 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Guardians have transformed 71.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of 2,211 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 11th in the majors. The Cleveland Guardians have accumulated 737 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 239 assists and 14 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .986 which is 13th in the majors, and they have turned 17 double plays.
Quantrill has taken the hill for 312 innings and is sitting with 258 punch outs during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.63 (126 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.225. He has given up 285 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 98 walks. Quantrill (17-12 record in his career) has a FIP of 4.12 and he has faced 1,309 hitters in the majors.
The Chicago White Sox have tallied an on-base percentage of .281 in addition to a team batting average of .225 so far this year. They have been rung up on 193 occasions (29th in the league) and have earned a total of 198 base hits. Chicago has accounted for 23 home runs this year as well as 84 RBIs. The White Sox have a SLG% of .351 and they are earning 3.30 runs per outing (27th in MLB). They have hit 40 doubles, while taking a walk 58 times and putting up 89 runs.
The White Sox are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.283 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.31 as a squad on the campaign. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.40 (262 strikeouts against 109 free passes). They come in at 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 199. They have yielded 17 homers and they relinquish 3.83 runs per 9 innings (10th in baseball). The Chicago pitching staff have conceded 102 runs this season while having a team ERA of 3.34 (89 earned runs conceded).
Chicago has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 17 save opportunities and they have tallied 12 saves. They are ranked 15th in baseball holding a save rate of 70.6%, and they have dispatched 108 bullpen pitchers to the mound for the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 38 times in high leverage situations in addition to 33 occasions with runners on. Chicago relievers hold an inherited score rate of 24.5% out of 49 inherited runners. With 49 save situations, the White Sox have accrued 32 holds in addition to 5 blown saves.
In 2,160 innings on the diamond, the White Sox are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (26th in MLB). The Chicago White Sox have gotten 22 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .977 (29th in pro baseball). The White Sox have accrued 218 assists, 22 errors and have earned a total of 720 putouts this season.
So far in his career, Giolito has conceded 561 base hits while he has earned 728 strikeouts in 687 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 318 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.193 and having a FIP of 4.3. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.81 and he has faced 2,847 opposing batters in his career. Giolito (43-39 mark in his career) has earned a 4.16 ERA while giving up 7.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cleveland (+155)
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