Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 4/12/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+120) Chicago (-140)
The Chicago White Sox (2-1) will compete against the Seattle Mariners (2-1) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Seattle at +120 while Chicago is sitting at -140. The over/under is 10. The pitchers taking the mound are Robbie Ray and Vince Velasquez.
The Mariners have hit 5 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 3 balls out of the park. Seattle has a slugging percentage of .354 and have been called out on strikes 26 times, while being walked on 15 occasions. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are knocking in 3.3 runs per game, which ranks them 21st in the league. They have recorded 10 RBI's in addition to 21 base knocks on the season, while their average at the plate is .212. They have racked up 10 runs scored and have an OBP of .322.
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The Mariners have an earned run average of 3.46 on the season (14th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 29 batters. They have walked 9 players from the other team and their FIP is 6.60 as a team this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.22 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.04. Mariners pitchers have surrendered 9 long balls and 14 total runs (17th in MLB).
Mariners bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 0 times and also have had 6 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 3 holds so far this season (10th in baseball). The Mariners relievers have earned a save percentage of 66.7% and has entered the game in 6 save situations. They have earned 2 saves this year and have missed out on 1 of 3 save opportunities. The relievers haven't inherited any runners yet this year. The Mariners have sent 10 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
The Mariners have converted 82.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 234 innings on the field, which has them ranked 2nd in the majors. The Seattle Mariners have a tally of 78 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 19 assists and 1 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .990 which has them sitting 15th in MLB, and have earned 2 double plays.
Ray has taken the hill for 1,042 innings and has totaled 1,295 punch outs in his career. His ERA is 3.98 (461 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.319. He has conceded 918 base hits (7.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 457 walks. Ray (63-58 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.05 and he has gone up against 4,446 batters in the majors.
The White Sox hold a team slugging % of .468 and they have an average of 6.33 runs per contest (3rd in the league). They have notched 10 two-baggers, while taking a walk 6 times as well as putting up 19 runs. Chicago has recorded 3 home runs this year as well as 19 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 14 instances (30th in baseball) and are sitting with 30 hits. The Chicago White Sox have an on-base percentage of .310 as well as a batting average of .275 this year.
The White Sox have a WHIP of 1.145 and have a FIP of 2.91 as a unit for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.38 (31 strikeouts against 13 free passes). They are currently ranked 2nd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 17. They have conceded 1 HR and they concede 2.75 runs per 9 innings (5th in the league). The Chicago pitching staff have relinquished 8 runs this year while holding an ERA of 2.75 (8 earned runs surrendered).
Chicago has had relievers take the mound in 2 save chances and they have tallied 1 save. They rank 14th in baseball with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 13 relievers to the mound for the season. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 4 times in high leverage situations in addition to 4 occasions with runners on. Chicago relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 57.1% out of their 7 inherited base runners. With 7 save situations, the White Sox have accrued 5 holds and also 1 blown save.
In 240 innings played, the White Sox have earned a defensive efficiency of 72.6% (12th in baseball). The Chicago White Sox have gotten 4 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .990 (12th in MLB). The White Sox have racked up 21 assists, 1 error and have accounted for 80 putouts over the course of the season.
So far in his career, Velasquez has allowed 638 base hits while he has tallied 716 K's in 651 innings. Velasquez (31-44 mark in his career) holds a 4.95 ERA while allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings. He has allowed a total of 358 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.392 and a FIP of 4.6. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.67 and he has gone up against 2,814 batters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (+120)
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