Toronto Blue Jays vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Blue Jays vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 5/28/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (24-29) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (15-40) on Tuesday, May 28th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on None. The Blue Jays 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 Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 7:40 ET.

Blue Jays vs White Sox

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Toronto cruised to a 5-1 win over the White Sox in the most recent game of this series. The Blue Jays had a huge 2nd inning, scoring two of their five runs and picking up three of their six hits. On the other side, the White Sox got on the board with one run in the 8th.

Chris Bassitt only went five innings for the Blue Jays but didn’t give up a run and finished with seven strikeouts. He picked up the win in the game. Nick Nastrini struggled on the mound for the White Sox, giving up three earned runs in five innings of work.

George Springer and Davis Schneider each homered for the Blue Jays, while Bo Bichette scored twice and drove in a run while going 1/4. Gavin Sheets hit the game’s other home run for the White Sox, going 2/5.

With a record of 24-29, the Blue Jays are 5th in the AL East, trailing the Yankees by 12 games. Overall, they are 7-8 in divisional matchups. The Blue Jays are at an even 12-12 on the road this year.

So far, the Blue Jays have gone 18-15 as the favorite and 6-14 as the underdog. As for how they have performed in this series, the Blue Jays’ overall series record is 5-9-3. They are currently 1-0 in this series vs. the White Sox.

On the road, the Blue Jays have been a solid bet against the run line, going 15-14. They have a run line record of 25-28 overall, and their average run differential is -0.6 runs per game. They have been a better bet against the run line as the underdog, going 9-11, compared to 16-17 as the favorite.

The Toronto Blue Jays are on the road against the Chicago White Sox today, and the over/under line for the game is set at 8.5 runs. The Blue Jays have an over/under record of 22-30 on the season, and their games have averaged a combined 8.6 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 6-11, and only 11.3% of their games have had higher lines than that this season.

Kevin Gausman Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Toronto is sending right-hander Kevin Gausman to the mound today vs. the White Sox. Gausman has made 10 starts this year and has a record of 3-3 with an ERA of 4.47. His WHIP for the season is currently 1.43. In his last outing, Gausman picked up the win, going six innings and giving up just one earned run. Looking back over his last three outings, he has finished with a no-decision in each one. Gausman has made four quality starts this year and is averaging 9.87 strikeouts per nine innings.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Over his last eight games, Bo Bichette has been on fire for the Blue Jays, going 14/33 (.424) with two homers and eight RBIs. Daulton Varsho has also been swinging a good bat of late, but he is batting just .205 for the season. Varsho has three homers in his last seven games but is just 5/25 in that stretch.

As a team, the Blue Jays are 25th in the league in scoring at 4 runs per game. They are also near the top of the league in strikeouts, but do a good job of drawing walks. Toronto’s offense is also 13th in the league in home runs, but are batting a collective .234, which is 16th in the MLB.

Chicago is really struggling this season, as they are just 15-40 overall, putting them 21.5 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. The White Sox have lost six straight games, and they are just 5-19 against other AL Central teams. So far, they have really struggled in day games, going 5-19 this year.

At home, the White Sox are 10-19 while posting a 5-21 mark on the road. As the underdog, Chicago is 13-40 this season and a perfect 2-0 as the favorite. Their overall series record is 4-12-1, and they have dropped three straight series.

Chicago is 15-14 vs. the run line at home, but just 8-18 on the road. The White Sox are 2-0 vs. the run line as the favorite, but 21-32 as the underdog. Their average run margin in losses is -3.9.

The White Sox are playing at home against the Blue Jays today. The over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, which is higher than their combined run average of 7.9. Chicago’s over/under record for the season is 24-29, and their games have averaged a combined total of 8 runs per game. The over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs for 12 of their games this season, and their record in those games is 6-6. The under has hit in their last two games.

Mike Clevinger Gets The Start For The White Sox

Mike Clevinger is getting the start for the White Sox today at home against the Blue Jays. He has had a tough start to the season, as he has taken the loss in all 3 of his starts so far. Clevinger has yet to make it through 5 innings in a start this year, and in his last outing, he gave up 5 earned runs in 4 2/3 innings vs. the Orioles.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Chicago’s offense has been the worst in the league so far this season, averaging just 2.9 runs per game. They have been even worse at home, averaging only 3.1 runs per contest. As a team, the White Sox are batting just .215, which is the worst mark in the league. They also have the league’s worst on-base percentage and OPS.

Paul DeJong comes into the game with a team-high seven home runs, but he is batting just .232 for the season. DeJong and Eloy Jiménez are 1-2 on the team in RBIs, with 17 and 12, respectively. Gavin Sheets has also gone deep four times this season and is batting .242. Sheets has six RBIs in his last six games, going 5/21 over that stretch.

Blue Jays vs White Sox Prediction

Our prediction for the Blue Jays vs. White Sox is to take the Blue Jays on the money line. However, we actually like the over for this one, with the line being set at 8.5 runs. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Blue Jays.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Kevin Gausman finishing with six strikeouts compared to Mike Clevinger with five. However, we have Clevinger going six innings compared to Gausman at 5.2.

Offensively, the Blue Jays are a team you could stack in DFS, as they are projected to score five runs and have a total of nine hits. As for the White Sox, they are predicted to finish with eight hits and have a team strikeout total of eight.

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