Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 9/25/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Monday, September 25, 2023
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
The Chicago White Sox (59-96) will try to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks (81-73) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Monday. The pitchers taking the mound are Zac Gallen and Jose Urena.
Arizona has a slugging % of .414 and have struck out 1,196 times, while taking a walk on 505 occasions. They have compiled 675 RBI's as well as 1,309 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average is .253. The Diamondbacks have tallied 265 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 163 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 714 runs scored and hold an OBP of .323. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks are putting up 4.6 runs per game, which ranks them 13th in the league.
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They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.33. Diamondbacks pitchers have allowed 190 home runs and also 736 total runs (20th in the league). Arizona has given up 1,317 hits (8.7 per 9 innings) and also 691 earned runs. The Diamondbacks have compiled a team ERA of 4.55 so far this year (20th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,276 batters. They have walked 504 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.41 as a squad so far this season.
Diamondbacks pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 159 times as well as having 151 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have accumulated 73 holds so far this year (22nd in the league). The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 63.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 143 save situations. They have tallied 43 saves so far this season and have blown 25 of their 68 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 225 runners so far this year and 30.7% of those runners ended up scoring. The Diamondbacks have sent 518 relievers to the mound for the year.
The Diamondbacks have converted 69.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of 12,288 innings on the diamond, ranking them 16th in MLB. The Arizona Diamondbacks have amassed 4,096 putouts this year, in addition to 1,335 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .990 which puts them in 1st in professional baseball, and have 130 double plays.
Gallen (38-30 career mark) has earned a FIP of 3.51 while he has gone up against 2,659 hitters during his time in the majors. He has given up 524 base hits (7.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 201 walks. His ERA is 3.24 (236 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.107. Gallen has taken the mound for 655 innings and has accounted for 714 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
Chicago is sitting with 165 HRs on the season as well as 603 RBIs. They have hit 255 two-baggers, while taking a walk 361 times and putting up 627 runs. The Chicago White Sox have a team on-base percentage of .293 as well as a team batting average of .239 on the campaign. The White Sox have a slugging percentage of .387 and they score 4.05 runs per outing (28th in the league). They have struck out on 1,353 occasions (12th in baseball) and have 1,263 hits.
The White Sox have a WHIP of 1.421 in addition to having a FIP of 4.72 as a unit so far this season. They rank 20th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,323. The Chicago pitching staff have given up 809 runs so far this year while holding a team ERA of 4.91 (747 earned runs given up). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 9.40 (1,424 strikeouts vs 623 walks). They have conceded 209 dingers and they relinquish 5.32 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league).
Chicago has called on relievers to enter the contest in 56 save chances and they have come away with 27 saves. They rank 29th in MLB holding a save rate of 48.2%, and they have sent 494 relievers onto the field so far this year. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 178 times in high leverage situations in addition to 149 occasions with runners on. Chicago relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 36.4% of 217 inherited base runners. Sitting with 126 save situations, the White Sox have tallied 69 holds in addition to 29 blown saves.
Out of their 12,327 innings played, the White Sox hold a defensive efficiency of 68.2% (24th in professional baseball). The Chicago White Sox have gotten 109 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (26th in professional baseball). The White Sox have recorded 1,165 assists, 91 errors and are sitting with 4,109 putouts during this campaign.
So far in his career, Urena has given up 862 base hits while accumulating 560 strikeouts in 829 innings pitched. Urena (39-68 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.91 ERA while giving up 9.4 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 452 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.412 and a FIP of 4.9. His K/BB ratio is 1.81 and he has faced 3,603 hitters during his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona
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