Toronto Blue Jays vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Blue Jays vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 5/27/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (23-29) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (15-39) on Monday, May 27th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on NBCS. Both the Blue Jays and White Sox are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 2:10 ET.

Blue Jays vs White Sox

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The Blue Jays will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Tigers with a 14-11 loss. Toronto was actually the slight favorite on the money line going into the game but fell behind big early, as the Tigers scored four times in the 2nd.

Offensively, the Blue Jays scored their 11 runs on 14 hits and three home runs. Cavan Biggio went 2/4 with a homer and three RBIs, and the Blue Jays really got things going in the 4th inning, scoring two runs. However, the Blue Jays couldn’t complete the comeback, as they were still trailing by five runs going into the 9th.

Toronto is on the road today, looking to pick up a win vs. the White Sox, as they are 23-29 overall and 12.5 games behind the Yankees in the AL East. The Blue Jays dropped the final three games of their series vs. the Tigers. So far, they are 7-8 in AL East games.

As the road team, the Blue Jays are 11-17 this year compared to 12-12 at home. So far, they have been favored 32 times and are 17-15 in those games. As for their record as the underdog, they are just 6-14 this year. The Blue Jays’ overall series record is 5-9-3, and they are still looking to win their first series of the year.

The Blue Jays are 24-28 against the run line this season, including a 14-14 mark on the road. They have been favored in 32 games and are 15-17 against the run line in those contests. The average run differential in their games this season is -0.7 runs per game.

When the Toronto Blue Jays are on the road, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Blue Jays’ games have averaged 8.6 runs this season, and their over/under record is 22-29. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and when the line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 6-11 in those games. Only 9.6% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8.5 runs, with 57.7% of their games having lower lines.

Chris Bassitt Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Right-hander Chris Bassitt gets the start for the Blue Jays today as he faces the White Sox on the road. He has made 10 starts this year and has a record of 4-6 with an ERA of 4.39. Bassitt’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.46. In his last outing, he pitched well, going seven innings and not giving up an earned run. He finished with the win in that outing. Before that, he had given up at least two earned runs in three straight starts. This year, opponents are batting .260 off Bassitt, and he has allowed a total of seven homers.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Over his last 10 games, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been on fire for the Blue Jays, hitting .410 with one home run and six RBIs. Guerrero Jr. is also on a five-game hitting streak. Overall, he is batting .302 with five homers, which is 2nd on the team. Daulton Varsho has struggled for the Blue Jays of late, with just three homers in his last nine games, and he is batting just .207 for the season.

As a team, the Blue Jays are batting just .235, which is 13th in the league. They are also near the bottom of the league in scoring, averaging just 3.9 runs per game. Toronto’s offense is also 2nd in the league in strikeouts. So far this season, they have been a better home team, averaging 4 runs per game.

The White Sox will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Orioles with a 4-1 loss. Chicago was the +141 underdog at home going into this game. Things started off well for the White Sox, as they got on the board with a run in the 1st inning but gave up the lead right away as the Orioles scored two runs in the 2nd.

Chicago started Garrett Crochet, and he took the loss, going six innings and giving up two earned runs on just three hits. He did strike out 11 Orioles batters and issued only one walk. However, the White Sox’s offense scored only one run, and it came on a Danny Mendick homer in the 2nd inning.

Chicago is 5th in the AL Central with a record of 15-39, which has them 21.5 games behind the Guardians for the division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 5-19 this year. The White Sox have dropped five straight games, and they are coming off being swept by the Orioles in a four-game series.

At home, the White Sox are 10-18 compared to 5-21 on the road. Chicago has really struggled as the underdog this year, going 13-39, and they have lost five straight games as the underdog. As for how they have done as the favorite, the White Sox are 2-0 this year. So far, they are 4-12-1 in series this year.

When it comes to the run line, the White Sox have been a good bet at home, going 15-13, but not so much on the road, where they are just 8-18. They have been favored five times in their current four-game run line losing streak, but are 2-0 in those games. Their run line record is 23-31 overall.

Chicago White Sox games have had an average run total of 8.0 this season, but their over/under record is 24-28. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, they are 6-6 in those games. The White Sox have had 9 games with an over/under line set at 8.5 runs, which accounts for 16.7% of their games this season.

Nick Nastrini Gets The Start For The White Sox

Nick Nastrini is getting the start for the White Sox today, and he is looking to pick up his first win of the season. He has gone 0-3 in his first three starts, and his last outing was a 9-8 loss to the Blue Jays. In that start, he went 3 1/3 innings and gave up 8 runs, but he did strike out 7 batters.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Chicago’s offense has really struggled this season, as they are averaging just 2.9 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs, team batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. The White Sox will need to get their offense going, as they are currently 20th in the league in team ERA.

Paul DeJong has been one of the few bright spots in the White Sox lineup this season, as he is batting .238 and leads the team with seven home runs. DeJong has also gone deep in one of his last eight games, while going 6/24 during that stretch. Eloy Jiménez is also near the top of the White Sox home run leaderboard, as he has gone deep five times this season, but is batting just .231.

Blue Jays vs White Sox Prediction

At +160, we see the White Sox as a great value pick today, as they are playing at home and we actually have them winning this game 6-5. If you’re looking for a payout, we would recommend taking the White Sox on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Nick Nastrini finishing with four strikeouts compared to Chris Bassitt with five. However, we have Nastrini finishing with a better chance to pick up a win, as he has the White Sox finishing with a better chance to pick up a win.

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