Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians will be taking the field versus their divisional rival Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. The game gets going at 8:10 p.m. ET and the action will be televised on both NSC+ and STOh.

Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox Odds

Chicago (+180) is the solid home-team underdog against Cleveland (-190) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this one at 9.5 runs. The odds for playing the game’s total stand at -110 for both the over and the under. This game currently has a runline of Indians -1.5 (-135) and White Sox +1.5 (+115).

The White Sox are 69-88 straight up (SU) and 75-80 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 4.5 units for moneyline bettors while earning 9.3 units ATS. The Indians are 93-65 SU and have gone 86-71 ATS. They’ve gained 4.9 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 11.6 units ATS.

White Sox games have a 73-75-7 over/under record in 2019. Cleveland has been a solid under bet with a total record of 68-85-4.

Aaron Civale will get the nod for Cleveland. The right-handed Civale is 3-3 with a 1.82 ERA and 42 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with four strikeouts and a 1.80 ERA against Chicago this year.

The White Sox are handing the ball to righty Dylan Cease (4-7, 5.79 ERA), who’s got 81 strikeouts and 35 walks as well as a 1.55 WHIP. Cease is 0-0 with 11 strikeouts and a 5.40 ERA in one start against Cleveland this year.

Chicago’s pitching staff has yielded 5.2 runs per game overall this season as a unit. The club’s starters have a 5.39 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.40 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 8.4 K/9. In 71 games against AL Central foes, White Sox starters have an ERA of 5.19 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.61.

Chicago’s hitters have put up 4.4 runs per contest, including 4.6 per game against divisional foes and 5.2 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .340/.366/.518 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that span.

The White Sox batters have been led by Jose Abreu and Tim Anderson. Abreu is slashing .283/.328/.501 with 33 home runs, 122 RBIs and 82 runs scored, and Anderson’s line sits at .339/.358/.514 with 18 homers, 56 RBIs, 80 runs and 17 steals.

In the other dugout, Cleveland’s pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 3.68 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 9.49 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.63, along with a K-per-9 of 9.35.

Indians hitters have slashed .251/.328/.435 on their way to 4.8 runs scored per game this year, including 5.0 runs per game against divisional foes and 6.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Shortstop Francisco Lindor and first baseman Carlos Santana continue to lead Cleveland’s hitters. Lindor is slashing .287/.340/.520 with 31 home runs, 72 RBIs, 100 runs and 22 stolen bases, while Santana is hitting .284/.399/.521 with 34 homers, 93 RBIs and 110 runs scored.

The Indians have gained 1.5 units and are 55-49 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in 39 of those games, compared to 61 that’ve gone under against righties. On the other hand, the White Sox have lost 6.3 units and are 42-60 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over’s hit in 46 of those games, compared to 52 that’ve gone under.

Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox Free MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Indians, ATS Winner – Indians, O/U – UNDER


Betting Notes

The under has hit in four of Cleveland’s last seven games.

The Indians have an OPS of .763 this season and an OPS of .761 against right-handed pitchers. The White Sox’ OPS stands at .727 overall and .708 against righties.

Cleveland has posted 24.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 22.2 over its last five.

The Indians have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.