On Wednesday, the Chicago Cubs (9-13) will face the Chicago White Sox (9-13) at Wrigley Field. The White Sox are favoured by -140, while the Cubs are favoured by +120. The total number of bets is 7.5.
Chicago has a.350 slugging percentage and has been called out on strikes 156 times while walking 47 times. They have a team batting average of.219 and have accumulated 67 runs batted in and 156 base hits this season. The White Sox have a total of 34 doubles and have knocked 19 balls out of the park as a club. They’ve scored a total of 72 runs and have a.272 on-base percentage. The Chicago White Sox score 3.3 runs per game as a team, which ranks them 25th in the league.
So far this season, the White Sox have sent 86 bullpen pitchers to the mound. For the season, the bullpen pitchers have inherited 44 base runners, with 27.3 percent of those runners reaching home plate. So far this season, they’ve made 7 saves and failed to make 5 of their 12 save opportunities. The White Sox relief relievers have a 58.3 percent save rate and have appeared in 31 save chances this season. So far this season, the relievers have 19 holds (3rd in baseball). In addition to 28 appearances with runners on base, White Sox bullpen relievers have made 23 appearances in high-leverage situations.
In their 1,746 innings on the field, the White Sox have turned 67.8% of balls in play into outs, putting them in 26th place in baseball. Over the course of the season, the Chicago White Sox have a total of 582 putouts, 176 assists, and 21 mistakes. Their fielding percentage is.973, which ranks them 30th in the majors, and they’ve turned 16 double plays.
To go along with 87 RBIs, Chicago has hit 17 home runs this season. They have 43 doubles to go along with 81 free base hits and 96 runs scored. For the season, the Chicago Cubs had a team on-base percentage of.329 and a batting average of.246. The Cubs have a.382 team slugging percentage and are averaging 4.36 runs per game (11th in the league). They’ve struck out 190 times, which ranks them 17th in MLB, and have 177 hits.
As a pitching staff, the Cubs have a team WHIP of 1.323 and a FIP of 4.18 for the season. With 178 total hits allowed, they are the 19th best pitching staff in the league. With an ERA of 4.33, Chicago’s pitching staff has allowed 96 runs this season (91 earned runs given up). They have a K/BB ratio of 2.69 at the moment (194 strikeouts vs 72 free passes). They’ve surrendered 28 long balls and 4.57 runs per nine innings (24th in MLB).
Relief pitchers in Chicago have a 24.3 percent inherited scoring percentage of 37 inherited runners. Their relievers have entered the game 24 times in high-leverage situations and 23 times with runners on base. The Cubs have 9 holds and 3 failed saves in 22 save opportunities. They have sent 74 bullpen relievers to the mound this season, ranking them 18th in the league with a save rate of 70.0 percent. In ten save opportunities, Chicago relievers have taken the mound, and they have gone away with seven saves.
The Cubs have a 68.7% defensive efficiency in 1,701 innings played (25th in baseball). The Chicago Cubs have 23 double plays and a.986 fielding percentage (14th in pro baseball). During the current season, the Cubs have 197 assists, 11 mistakes, and 567 putouts.
Pick: Take The White Sox(-140)