The Cleveland Indians will head west to face their division rival Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field. WGN will be televising the action and the game is scheduled to get going at 8:10 p.m. ET.
Cleveland Indians vs. Chicago White Sox Odds
Vegas is listing Cleveland (-230) as the favorite over Chicago (+210). Bettors are able to gamble on the game’s total with odds listed at even money (+100) for over 9.5 runs and -120 for under 9.5. The game’s runline odds stand at -155 for taking the Indians -1.5 runs and +135 for the White Sox +1.5 runs.
The Indians have gone 92-64 SU this year and are 85-71 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 3.9 units for moneyline gamblers and 10.6 units ATS. The White Sox, on the other hand, are 68-87 SU and 75-79 ATS. They’ve gained 5.5 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 8.3 units ATS.
White Sox games have an over/under record of 72-75-7 in 2019. Indians games have gone under 85 times, gone over 67 times and pushed on four occasions.
The right-handed Mike Clevinger is the projected starter for Cleveland. Clevinger is 12-3 with a 2.54 ERA and 155 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with 21 strikeouts and a 1.29 ERA against Chicago this year (two starts).
The White Sox are putting the ball in the left hand of Hector Santiago (1-1, 5.65 ERA, 1.81 WHIP), who has 29 strikeouts and 19 walks. Santiago is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA against Cleveland this year.
Cleveland’s pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.70 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 9.46 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.61, along with a WHIP of 1.18.
The Indians offense has slashed .251/.328/.434 on its way to 4.8 runs scored per game this season, including 5.0 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).
Cleveland’s hitters have been led by shortstop Francisco Lindor and first baseman Carlos Santana, who’ve collectively blasted 65 home runs. Lindor is slashing .290/.343/.527 with 31 home runs, 72 RBIs, 99 runs and 22 stolen bases, while Santana (.288/.403/.529) has produced 34 homers, 93 RBIs and 109 runs scored.
For the home team, Chicago’s pitching staff has yielded 5.2 runs per game overall in 2019. The club’s starters have an ERA of 5.35, a WHIP of 1.46 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.3. The bullpen has a 4.38 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 8.3 K/9. In 69 games against AL Central foes, White Sox starters have an ERA of 5.10 and the bullpen’s ERA is 4.58.
Chicago’s offense is putting up 4.4 runs per contest, including 4.6 per game against divisional foes and 5.8 per game over its last five. The team has slashed .358/.381/.563 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
Jose Abreu and Tim Anderson have led the White Sox batters this year. Abreu is hitting .281/.326/.500 with 33 home runs, 121 RBIs and 81 runs scored, while Anderson’s line is .334/.354/.512 with 18 homers, 56 RBIs, 78 runs and 17 stolen bases.
The Indians have gained 3.4 units and are 31-22 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has cashed in 29 of those games, as opposed to 24 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the White Sox have lost 5.3 units and are 42-59 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has hit in 45 of those games, compared to 52 that went under.
Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Indians, ATS Winner – Indians, O/U – UNDER
The over has cashed in three of Cleveland’s last seven games.
The Indians have won six of their last seven games SU.
Chicago has recorded 30.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 36.6 over its last five.
The Indians have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The White Sox have hit 16 over their last 10.
The Indians have an OPS of .761 this season and an OPS of .746 against left-handed pitchers. The White Sox’ OPS stands at .727 overall and .760 against southpaws.