Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction, 6/26/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels
Date: Monday, June 26, 2023
Location: Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA
TV: Bally Sports SoCal
The Los Angeles Angels (42-36) are hosting the Chicago White Sox (33-45) at Angel Stadium on Monday. The expected starting pitchers are Michael Kopech and Jaime Barria.
As a team, the Chicago White Sox are compiling 4.1 runs per game, which puts them at 24th in the league. They have accumulated 317 runs while having a team OBP of .292. The White Sox have tallied 133 two-baggers as a team and have hit 89 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 310 RBI's and 624 base knocks this season, and their batting average is .235. Chicago is slugging .391 and have been rung up 668 times, while taking a walk on 188 occasions.
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The White Sox have an earned run average of 4.50 on the campaign (23rd in baseball), and the staff has rung up 747 batters. White Sox pitchers have given up 105 home runs in addition to 380 runs (26th in MLB). They have walked 304 batters and their FIP comes in at 4.58 as a squad so far this year. Chicago has allowed 632 base hits (8.2 per 9 innings) and also 346 earned runs. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.46 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.35.
The White Sox have dispatched 264 relievers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 115 base runners over the course of the season with 42.6% of those players ended up scoring. They have earned 14 saves this season and have blown 16 out of their 30 save opportunities. The White Sox bullpen have recorded a save rate of 46.7% and stepped onto the hill in 72 save situations. The relievers have notched 41 holds this year (12th in the league). White Sox bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 78 times in addition to having 103 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Chicago White Sox have 2,074 putouts this year, in addition to 572 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .985 which has them ranked 17th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 48 double plays. The White Sox have turned 69.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 6,222 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 12th in professional baseball.
Kopech has taken the ball for 285 innings and has accumulated 317 K's in his MLB career. His ERA is 3.76 (119 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.221. He has surrendered 223 base hits (7.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 125 free passes. Kopech (13-19 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.45 and he has faced 1,199 batters during his time in the major leagues.
Los Angeles has accounted for 115 home runs for the year as well as 382 runs batted in. They have 132 two-baggers, while taking a walk 266 times as well as recording 394 runs. The Los Angeles Angels are sitting with a team OBP of .334 in addition to a team batting average of .259 on the season. The Angels hold a team slugging percentage of .444 and they average 5.05 runs per game (6th in MLB). They have been called out on strikes on 678 occasions (12th in baseball) and have recorded 691 base hits.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have relinquished 352 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.12 (316 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 84 homers and they surrender 4.58 runs per 9 innings (16th in the league). The Angels have a team WHIP of 1.330 with a FIP of 4.27 as a staff over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 8.90 (680 strikeouts against 276 walks). They rank 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 643.
Los Angeles has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 41 save opportunities and they have come away with 27 saves. They sit at 11th in the league with a save rate of 65.9%, and they have sent 227 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the season. Their relief pitchers have come in 85 times in high leverage situations and on 67 occasions with runners on base. Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score percentage of 43.4% of 113 inherited base runners. With 100 save situations, the Angels have accumulated 58 holds and 14 blown saves.
The Los Angeles Angels have turned 66 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in MLB). The Angels have 651 assists, 43 errors and have 2,073 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 6,219 innings on the diamond, the Angels have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (16th in the majors).
So far in his MLB career, Barria has allowed 404 hits while he has accumulated 329 strikeouts in 426 innings. He has conceded 184 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.263 and a FIP of 4.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.44 and he has faced 1,786 opposing hitters during his career. Barria (22-28 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 3.88 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago
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