Miami Marlins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction, 6/10/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Miami Marlins vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-120) Chicago (+100)
Guaranteed Rate Field is where the Chicago White Sox (28-36) will take on the Miami Marlins (35-28) on Saturday. The line on this matchup has Miami at -120 while Chicago is coming in at +100. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Sandy Alcantara and Michael Kopech.
As a unit, the Miami Marlins are putting up 4.0 runs/g, which ranks them 26th in baseball. They have earned a total of 254 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .321. The Marlins have earned 97 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 59 balls out of the park. They have tallied 240 runs batted in as well as 554 hits so far this season, while their average at the plate is at .261. Miami owns a slugging percentage of .401 and have been called out on strikes 518 times, while being walked on 175 occasions.
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The Marlins have an earned run average of 4.18 for the year (14th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 593 hitters. Marlins pitchers have relinquished 65 home runs and 278 runs (16th in MLB). They have walked 216 opposing players and their FIP is 3.97 as a unit on the campaign. Miami has surrendered 515 hits (8.3 per 9 innings) as well as 261 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.75 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.30.
The Marlins relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 64.3% and has come into the game in 69 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 111 runners for the year with 32.4% of them crossed home plate. Marlins bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on 72 times and also have had 82 appearances in high leverage situations. The Marlins have sent 221 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The relief pitchers have 41 holds for the season (5th in the league). They have tallied 18 saves on the campaign and have blown 10 out of their 28 save opportunities.
The Miami Marlins have earned a total of 1,684 putouts so far this season, in addition to 559 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them ranked 22nd in baseball, and have earned 59 double plays. The Marlins have turned 68.1% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,052 innings, which has them ranked 22nd in the majors.
Alcantara has taken the ball for 792 innings and is sitting with 705 K's in his career. His ERA is 3.29 (290 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.150. He has given up 661 base hits (7.5 hits per nine innings) and has had 250 walks. Alcantara (36-48 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 3.70 while he has gone up against 3,237 batters in the majors.
The White Sox have a slugging percentage of .387 and they score 4.27 runs per contest (22nd in the league). They have hit 107 two-baggers, while taking a walk 152 times and earning 265 runs. Chicago is sitting with 63 long balls so far this year and 258 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 520 occasions (19th in baseball) and have totaled 504 hits. The Chicago White Sox have earned an OBP of .297 as well as a team batting average of .239 for the season.
The Chicago pitching staff have surrendered 311 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.70 (286 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 86 long balls and they allow 5.11 runs per 9 innings (25th in baseball). The White Sox have a WHIP of 1.363 and have a FIP of 4.74 as a team for the season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 9.50 (577 strikeouts against 243 free passes). They have a ranking of 12th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 504.
Chicago relievers have an inherited score percentage of 44.0% out of their 84 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 75 times in high leverage situations and on 57 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 57 save situations, the White Sox have recorded 35 holds and 10 blown saves. They rank 26th in baseball holding a save percentage of 54.5%, and they have sent 210 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond for the year. Chicago has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 22 save opportunities and they have walked away with 12 saves.
The Chicago White Sox have turned 41 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .987 (12th in pro baseball). The White Sox have 469 assists, 28 errors and have a tally of 1,645 putouts during this campaign. In 4,935 innings on the diamond, the White Sox are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (12th in the majors).
So far in his pro baseball career, Kopech has given up 208 hits while tallying 302 punch outs in 271 innings. He has surrendered a total of 115 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.189 and having a FIP of 4.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.63 and he has gone up against 1,134 hitters in his MLB career. Kopech (13-18 career record) has earned a 3.81 ERA and has allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Chicago (+100)
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