Toronto Blue Jays vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 6/20/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Blue Jays vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Monday, June 20, 2022
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
The Chicago White Sox (31-32) host the Toronto Blue Jays (37-28) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Jose Berrios and Lance Lynn.
Toronto has a slugging % of .425 and have been called out on strikes 510 times, while being walked on 199 occasions. They have recorded 283 runs batted in as well as 561 base knocks on the season, and their batting average comes in at .255. The Blue Jays have accrued 124 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 80 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 291 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .323. As a squad, the Toronto Blue Jays are knocking in 4.5 runs/g, which ranks them 13th in MLB.
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The Blue Jays have a team earned run average of 3.83 on the campaign (13th in baseball), and they have struck out 535 batters. They have walked 163 opposing players and their FIP sits at 3.75 as a unit for the year. They have a K/BB ratio of 3.28 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.21. Blue Jays pitchers have given up 66 home runs in addition to 268 total runs (11th in MLB).
Blue Jays relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 68 times as well as having 84 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 41 holds so far this season (10th in the league). The Blue Jays relievers have earned a save percentage of 65.6% and has come into the game in 75 save situations. They have compiled 21 saves this season and have blown 11 of their 32 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 101 runners on the season and 29.7% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. The Blue Jays have dispatched 238 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Toronto Blue Jays have accumulated 1,729 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 565 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .987 which has them sitting 6th in MLB, and they have turned 51 double plays. The Blue Jays have turned 69.9% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,187 innings on the field, which has them ranked 14th in professional baseball.
Berrios has thrown 923 innings and is sitting with 919 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.08 (419 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.223. He has surrendered 846 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) with 283 free passes. Berrios (65-49 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.99 and he has gone up against 3,890 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
Chicago has accounted for 55 long balls this year to go along with 248 RBIs. They have hit 104 doubles, while walking 151 times and recording 264 runs. The Chicago White Sox hold an OBP of .307 and a team batting average of .252 for the season. The White Sox have a slugging percentage of .378 and they are scoring 4.19 runs per contest (20th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 488 instances (27th in the league) and have earned 550 base hits.
The White Sox have a team WHIP of 1.373 in addition to having a FIP of 3.99 as a staff on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.42 (592 strikeouts vs 245 bases on balls). They are sitting at 16th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 532. They have yielded 68 homers and they relinquish 4.80 runs per 9 innings (24th in the league). The Chicago pitching staff have conceded 302 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.10 (258 earned runs relinquished).
Chicago bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 36.5% out of 96 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 68 times in high leverage situations in addition to 69 occasions with runners on. With 86 save situations, the White Sox have compiled 53 holds and 12 blown saves. They sit at 18th in baseball holding a save rate of 62.5%, and they have dispatched 237 relievers to the hill on the campaign. Chicago has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 32 save opportunities and they have converted 20 saves.
The Chicago White Sox have gotten 49 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .981 (27th in MLB). The White Sox have recorded 519 assists, 43 errors and have earned a total of 1,698 putouts during this campaign. In their 5,094 innings on the field, the White Sox have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 67.7% (28th in MLB).
So far in his MLB career, Lynn has allowed 1,445 hits while totaling 1,595 punch outs in 1,588 frames. He has surrendered 616 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.271 and having a FIP of 3.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.78 and he has gone up against 6,711 hitters in his MLB career. Lynn (115-77 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.49 earned run average while giving up 8.2 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Toronto
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