Atlanta Braves vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Atlanta Braves vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 4/2/2024

The Atlanta Braves (3-1) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (0-4) on Tuesday, April 2nd. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on BSSE. The Braves are coming off a win in their previous game, while the White Sox are looking to get back on track from a loss to the White Sox. First pitch is set for 7:40 ET.

Braves vs White Sox

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The Braves and White Sox wrapped up their series with a game that saw the Braves win by a score of 9-0. Heading into the game, the Braves were the heavy favorite at -333 on the money line.

Charlie Morton got the start for the Braves and went 5 2/3 innings, not giving up a run. However, he didn’t pick up the win, as the Braves didn’t take the lead until the 3rd inning and didn’t pull away until the 8th inning when they scored three runs. Chris Flexen got the start for the White Sox and took the loss, giving up four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of work.

The Braves’ offense had 11 hits compared to just three for the White Sox. Austin Riley had a huge game, driving in four runs and hitting a home run. Ozzie Albies and Orlando Arcia also drove in two runs apiece. Yoan Moncada was the only White Sox hitter to have more than one hit.

Reynaldo López Gets The Start For The Braves

Reynaldo López is coming off a season in which he made 68 appearances but did not start any games. His record for the season was 3-7, and his ERA was 3.27. López’s WHIP for the season was 1.27, and he gave up a total of eight home runs. His FIP for the season was 3.91, and his strikeout-to-walk ratio was 2.4. López allowed an average of 0.5 walks per game and had a batting average allowed of .197. His on-base percentage allowed for the season was .291, and his slugging percentage allowed was .319. López’s wOBA allowed for the season was .272, and his OPS allowed was .610.

Braves Offense Breakdown

For the Braves, we have Ronald Acuña Jr. with the highest total hits projection on the team and the 5th highest in the league today. His home run projection is 2nd on the team and 9th in the league. Marcell Ozuna has the top home run projection for the Braves and 5th in the league. Austin Riley has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and 9th in the league.

Garrett Crochet Gets The Start For The White Sox

Garrett Crochet will be making his first start of the season for the Chicago White Sox. The left-hander has made one appearance this season, pitching six innings and allowing just one earned run. He will be looking to build off that strong outing as he takes on the Atlanta Braves at home.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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For the White Sox, we like Luis Robert Jr. to have a big game at the plate. He has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 5th best in the league today. His home run projection is also the best on the team and 4th best in the league. If you’re looking for a White Sox player to hit a home run, Martín Maldonado has the 2nd best odds on the team and 14th best in the league today. Andrew Benintendi is our 2nd best player in terms of total hits on the team and 8th best in the league.


Braves vs White Sox Prediction


Based on the money line, we really like the payout you can get by taking the White Sox to win at +189. Our predicted final score is 5.1 to 5 in favor of the White Sox, and with the payout, we think this is the best way to play this game.

If you’re looking for a player prop bet, we do have some projections for today’s starters. However, we have Reynaldo Lopez finishing with just four strikeouts and Garrett Crochet with six.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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