Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 9/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+165) Chicago (-195)
Guaranteed Rate Field is the location where the Chicago White Sox (76-74) will take on the Detroit Tigers (57-92) on Saturday. The odds on this game have the Tigers at +165 while the White Sox are opening at -195. The over/under is 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Drew Hutchison and Davis Martin.
Detroit is slugging .342 and have been called out on strikes 1,307 times, while taking a walk on 346 occasions. They have accounted for 475 runs batted in in addition to 1,128 hits so far this year, while their batting average is .229. The Tigers have compiled 218 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 96 balls out of the park. They have earned a total of 497 runs and have an on-base percentage of .284. As a unit, the Detroit Tigers are putting up 3.3 runs/g, which has them at 30th in baseball.
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The Tigers hold a team ERA of 4.11 over the course of the season (20th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,093 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.38 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.29. Tigers pitchers have surrendered 152 long balls and 665 runs in total (20th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 459 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.12 as a unit for the year.
The Tigers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 129 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 172 runners so far this season with 29.7% of those players earned a run for their team. Tigers bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 107 times as well as having 137 appearances in high leverage situations. The Tigers have sent 530 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The bullpen have tallied 79 holds this season (14th in the league). They have recorded 32 saves so far this season and have blown 16 out of their 48 save opportunities.
The Detroit Tigers have notched a total of 3,909 putouts on the campaign, as well as 1,282 assists and 88 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .983 which puts them in 24th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 124 double plays. The Tigers have transformed 70.1% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,727 innings, ranking them 13th in MLB.
Hutchison has pitched in 577 frames and has earned 487 strikeouts during his career. Hutchison (37-33 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.48 while he has gone up against 2,522 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.91 (315 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.416. He has surrendered 612 base hits (9.5 hits per nine innings) with 206 walks.
The White Sox hold a team SLG% of .392 and they score 4.35 runs per contest (15th in MLB). They have recorded 255 doubles, while taking a walk 367 times as well as scoring 653 runs. Chicago has hit 140 home runs over the course of the season and 621 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,177 instances (24th in the league) and have earned 1,358 hits. The Chicago White Sox have tallied a team on-base percentage of .315 as well as a team batting average of .260 so far this year.
The White Sox have a team WHIP of 1.281 with a FIP of 3.81 as a unit so far this year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.70 (1,336 strikeouts against 495 free passes). They are currently ranked 15th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,224. They have conceded 154 long balls and they yield 4.45 runs per 9 innings (19th in the league). The Chicago pitching staff have yielded 664 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 3.88 (579 earned runs yielded).
Chicago relievers have an inherited score rate of 38.9% out of their 185 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 156 times in high leverage situations in addition to 131 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 160 save situations, the White Sox have accumulated 94 holds in addition to 21 blown saves. They are currently ranked 12th in baseball holding a save percentage of 67.7%, and they have sent 510 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. Chicago has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 65 save opportunities and they have come away with 44 saves.
In their 12,084 innings on the diamond, the White Sox have a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (21st in pro baseball). The Chicago White Sox have turned 111 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .981 (29th in the majors). The White Sox have recorded 1,194 assists, 99 errors and have earned a total of 4,028 putouts this season.
Martin (2-4 career record) has earned a 3.78 ERA and has given up 7.7 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.19 and he has gone up against 207 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has given up a total of 21 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.180 and a FIP of 4.1. In his pro baseball career, Martin has allowed 43 base hits while he has totaled 35 strikeouts in 50 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago (-195) and under 8.5 runs
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