Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 9/26/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
The Chicago White Sox (60-96) are hosting the Arizona Diamondbacks (82-73) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Zach Davies and Jose Urena.
The Diamondbacks have earned 267 two-baggers as a team and have hit 163 balls out of the park. Arizona is slugging .413 and have struck out 1,202 times, while taking a walk on 508 occasions. As a unit, the Arizona Diamondbacks are earning 4.7 runs per game, which is 14th in baseball. They have earned 682 RBI's in addition to 1,317 base knocks this year, while their average at the plate is sitting at .253. They are sitting with 721 runs scored and have an OBP of .323.
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They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.53 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.33. Diamondbacks pitchers have yielded 190 long balls and also 737 runs in total (20th in MLB). Arizona has given up 1,323 base hits (8.7 per 9 innings) as well as 692 earned runs. The Diamondbacks hold a team ERA of 4.53 on the year (20th in baseball), and they have rung up 1,288 hitters. They have walked 510 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.40 as a squad for the year.
Diamondbacks pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 159 times in addition to having 151 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 73 holds over the course of the season (24th in the league). The Diamondbacks relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 63.2% and stepped onto the hill in 143 save situations. They have earned 43 saves so far this season and have not converted 25 out of their 68 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 225 runners this year with 30.7% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Diamondbacks have dispatched 521 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Diamondbacks have converted 69.4% of balls in play into outs in their 12,369 innings, which has them sitting at 16th in baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks have a total of 4,123 putouts on the year, as well as 1,344 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .990 which has them sitting 1st in pro baseball, and have a total of 130 double plays.
Davies (60-58 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.47 and he has faced 4,463 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 1,047 hits (9.0 hits per 9 innings) and has 364 free passes. His ERA is 4.34 (504 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.350. Davies has taken the hill for 1,045 frames and has accumulated 782 strikeouts in his career.
Chicago has 165 HRs this year to go along with 606 RBIs. They have recorded 258 doubles, while walking 364 times and putting up 630 runs. The Chicago White Sox have an OBP of .293 and a batting average of .239 on the campaign. The White Sox hold a team SLG% of .386 and they are recording 4.04 runs per contest (28th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 1,360 occasions (13th in baseball) and have tallied 1,267 hits.
The White Sox are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.419 in addition to having a FIP of 4.74 as a squad on the campaign. They come in at 20th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,328. The Chicago pitching staff have surrendered 811 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.90 (749 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio comes in at 9.30 (1,424 strikeouts vs 623 bases on balls). They have conceded 211 homers and they concede 5.31 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league).
With 126 save situations, the White Sox have earned 69 holds in addition to 29 blown saves. Chicago has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 56 save chances and they have walked away with 27 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 178 times in high leverage situations and on 149 occasions with base runners. Chicago relievers have an inherited score percentage of 36.4% out of their 217 inherited runners. They are ranked 30th in MLB with a save rate of 48.2%, and they have dispatched 494 relief pitchers onto the field on the campaign.
The Chicago White Sox have gotten 110 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (26th in professional baseball). The White Sox have accrued 1,174 assists, 92 errors and have a tally of 4,127 putouts this year. In their 12,381 innings on the field, the White Sox have a efficiency on defense of 68.3% (24th in pro baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Urena has surrendered 862 base hits while accumulating 560 strikeouts in 829 frames. He has given up a total of 452 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.412 and having a FIP of 4.9. His K/BB ratio is 1.81 and he has gone up against 3,603 opposing batters during his career. Urena (39-68 career win-loss record) holds a 4.91 ERA and has surrendered 9.4 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Arizona
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