It’s a beautiful day for baseball in Chicago as the White Sox are still searching for their first win of the season. They’ll be facing the Braves, who are 2-1 on the year. First pitch is set for 2:10 Eastern Time, and you can catch the action on NBCS.

Charlie Morton will be on the mound for the Braves, while Chris Flexen gets the start for the White Sox. The over/under line is set at 9 runs, with the under slightly favored at -109.


The Pick: OVER 9 Runs

This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 2:10 ET on Monday, April 1st.


  • We have the Braves winning by a score of 6 to 4
  • If you’re looking for a run line pick, we also like the Braves to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 10 runs and like the over

Braves Records & Stats

Atlanta lost their last game to the Phillies 5-4. The Braves were the road team and were the favorites, with a money line of -149. The Braves were down 5-3 heading into the 8th inning but scored a run to make it a one-run game. They couldn’t get anything going in the 9th and lost by one run.

Chris Sale got the start for Atlanta and went 5 1/3 innings, giving up two earned runs. He struck out seven and walked two. The Braves’ bullpen gave up three runs in the 7th inning. Ozzie Albies had a big game, going 2/4 with a home run and three RBIs.

Charlie Morton is coming off a season in which he made 30 starts and went 14-12. His ERA for the season was 3.64, and he finished the year with 12 quality starts. Morton’s WHIP for the season was 1.43, and he allowed a total of 14 home runs. Opponents hit .236 off Morton, and his FIP for the season was 3.87. On the year, Morton averaged 10.08 strikeouts per nine innings and 4.57 walks per nine innings.

For the Braves, we have Ronald Acuña Jr. with the highest total hits projection on the team and the 3rd highest in the league today. His home run projection is 3rd on the team and 8th in the league. Marcell Ozuna has the top home run projection on the team and 3rd in the league. Austin Riley is 2nd in terms of home run projections on the team and 5th in today’s league projections.

White Sox Records & Stats

Despite the White Sox hitting two home runs, the Tigers were able to win this game 3-2. Both teams had eight hits, but the Tigers had two more runs. The Tigers scored one in the fourth and fifth innings and then one in the ninth. The White Sox scored one in the third and seventh innings.

Jack Flaherty got the start for the Tigers and went six innings, giving up four hits and one earned run. Erick Fedde got the start for the White Sox and went 4 2/3 innings, giving up five hits and two earned runs. Paul DeJong and Korey Lee both hit home runs for the White Sox, while Kerry Carpenter and Jake Rogers hit home runs for the Tigers.

Chris Flexen is coming off a season in which he made 16 starts and finished with a record of 2-8. Overall, he made 27 appearances and finished the season with an ERA of 6.86. His WHIP for the season was 1.67, and opposing batters hit .313 against him. Flexen finished the season with a FIP of 6.22 and allowed a total of 25 home runs. His strikeout-to-walk ratio for the season was 1.9, and he averaged 1.4 walks per game.

For the White Sox, we have Andrew Benintendi with the highest hits projection on the team, while Luis Robert Jr. has the top home run projection for the team and is 10th in the league. Eloy Jiménez is 2nd in terms of hits and 3rd in terms of home runs for the White Sox, with Martín Maldonado’s home run projection 19th in the league today.