Boston Red Sox vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Boston Red Sox vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 6/6/2024

The Boston Red Sox (31-31) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (15-47) on Thursday, June 6th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on NBCS. The Red Sox 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 Cubs. First pitch is set for 7:10 CT.

Red Sox vs White Sox

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Rafael Devers and the Red Sox are coming off a big 9-0 win over the Braves to close out their series. Devers really led the way at the plate, going 2/3 with two homers and three RBIs. The Red Sox scored a total of three runs in the 2nd inning and added another three in the 5th.

Nick Pivetta started for the Red Sox, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just two walks and struck out nine Braves batters. Boston’s offense was carried by Jarren Duran, who went 2/5 with a homer and three RBIs.

Boston is at .500 with a record of 31-31, and they are 12.5 games behind the Yankees in the AL East. The Red Sox are 5-8 against other AL East teams this year. They kick off their series vs. the White Sox on the road today.

So far, the Red Sox have been good as the road favorite, going 6-1, and they are 17-13 overall on the road. At home, they are 14-18 this season. Boston’s overall series record is 8-9-3, and they split their most recent series vs. the Braves.

The Red Sox have been a solid bet on the run line this season, posting a 28-34 record. They have been particularly good on the run line on the road, going 18-12. They have a positive run differential on the road, averaging 1.3 more runs per game than their opponents. They have also been a good run line bet as the underdog, going 18-14.

Today, the Boston Red Sox are on the road to face the Chicago White Sox. The O/U line for the game is set at 8.5 runs, which is just above the combined run average for Red Sox games this season. Boston’s O/U record for the season is 25-32, and the average O/U line for their games is 8 runs. When the O/U line has been set at 8.5 runs this season, the Red Sox have a record of 11-10. Overall, 22.6% of their games have had higher O/U lines than 8.5 runs, while 43.5% have had lower lines.

Tanner Houck Gets The Start For The Red Sox

Right-hander Tanner Houck gets the start for the Red Sox today as he faces the White Sox on the road. Houck has made 12 starts this season and has a record of 5-5. His ERA is an impressive 1.85, along with a WHIP of .96. Houck has turned in 10 quality starts this year and has a shutout to his credit. In his most recent outing, he went seven innings, giving up just one earned run and picking up the win. Houck has been especially tough on the road, coming in with an ERA of 1.5 compared to 2.28 at home.

Red Sox Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Red Sox offense is averaging 4.4 runs per game, which is 11th in the league. They have been a better offensive team on the road, averaging 4.8 runs per game. As a team, the Red Sox are batting .244, which is 10th in the league, and they are also near the top of the league in slugging percentage and isolated power.

Rafael Devers has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 7/25 in his last seven games with three homers. For the season, he is batting .288 with a team-high 13 home runs. Devers is also 2nd on the team with 32 RBIs. Ceddanne Rafaela has struggled with a .202 batting average but does lead the team with 33 RBIs.

The White Sox will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Cubs with a 7-6 loss. Chicago was the +169 underdog on the money line going into this matchup. 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 Cubs scored three times in the bottom of the first.

Chicago’s offense scored four runs in the 4th inning to take the lead but couldn’t hold on, as the Cubs scored three more runs in the 7th to pick up the win. The White Sox also wasted a big game from Corey Julks, who homered and went 2/4.

With an overall record of 15-47, the White Sox are 26 games out of the AL Central lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 5-19. Chicago is currently on a 13-game losing streak, spanning across their series vs. the Orioles and Cubs. At home, the White Sox are just 10-21 this year.

Chicago has dropped 13 straight games as the underdog, and they are 2-0 as the favorite this year. The White Sox have really struggled in series, as they are 4-15-1 and have dropped six straight series. So far, they are 8-21 as the home underdog.

Chicago has been a run line underdog in 36 of 38 games this season, going 24-36. The White Sox are 15-16 against the run line at home, and their run line losing streak at home is at seven games. They have been an underdog in 36 of 38 games this season.

Chicago White Sox games have gone over the over/under line in three straight games, and the over/under record for the season is 29-30. The average combined run average in White Sox games is 8.2, and the average over/under line for their games is 8 runs. When the over/under line is set at 8.5, the White Sox have a record of 6-6 in those games. Overall, 61.3% of their games have had over/under lines set lower than 8.5 runs.

Jake Woodford Gets The Start For The White Sox

Jake Woodford is getting the start for the White Sox today at home against the Red Sox. In his first start of the season, Woodford took a loss to the Blue Jays, going 4 1/3 innings and giving up 3 earned runs.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Paul DeJong has struggled this season for the White Sox, batting just .226, but he is tied for the team lead with 10 homers. DeJong has also gone deep three times in his past six games. Gavin Sheets and Eloy Jiménez are also tied for 2nd on the team with five homers apiece. Sheets is the team’s current leader in RBIs, with 22.

Chicago is hoping that Corey Julks can keep his hot streak going, as he has gone 8/25 in his last six games. This includes one home run and three RBIs. Andrew Vaughn is also on a solid stretch, as he is currently on a five-game hitting streak.

Red Sox vs White Sox Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Red Sox vs. White Sox game is to take the White Sox on the money line at +188. With the money line payout, we really like the value you are getting with a White Sox win compared to the payout.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Jake Woodford picking up six strikeouts compared to Tanner Houck with seven. However, we have Woodford finishing with a better ERA and picking up the win, which is why we are recommending a White Sox win.

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