Boston Red Sox vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Boston Red Sox vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 6/7/2024

The Boston Red Sox (32-31) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (15-48) on Friday, June 7th. 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 Red Sox. First pitch is set for 7:10 CT.

Red Sox vs White Sox

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Boston cruised to a 14-2 win over the White Sox in the most recent game of this series. The Red Sox had a huge 4th inning, scoring 10 of their 14 runs. As for the White Sox, they scored their only two runs in the 6th. Heading into the game, the Red Sox were favored at -242 on the money line.

Tanner Houck pitched well for the Red Sox in this one, going seven innings and giving up just two earned runs. He finished the game with nine strikeouts and picked up a win. On the other side, Jake Woodford got the start for the White Sox and took the loss, giving up seven earned runs in four innings of work.

At the plate, Boston was led by Jarren Duran and Enmanuel Valdez, who each homered and combined for seven RBIs. Duran, Jamie Westbrook, Ceddanne Rafaela, and Dominic Smith each scored three times for the Red Sox’ offense.

Boston is 32-31 overall and 12.5 games behind the Yankees in the AL East. The Red Sox have gone just 5-8 in divisional games this year. Boston has won two straight games, and they are 5-5 over their last 10 games overall.

At home, the Red Sox are 14-18 this year, and they have gone 18-13 on the road. So far, they have been really good as the road favorite, going 7-1 this year. Boston’s overall series record is 8-9-3, and they are currently up 1-0 in the series vs. the White Sox.

When the Red Sox are on the road, they are a good bet to cover the run line, as they are 19-12 against the run line away from Fenway Park. Their average run differential on the road is +1.7 runs per game, and they have covered the run line in two straight games as the favorite.

The Boston Red Sox are on the road today against the Chicago White Sox. The over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs, which is below their season average of 8 runs per game. The Red Sox have played 15 games this season with an over/under line of 7.5 runs, and their record in those games is 6-9.

Cooper Criswell Gets The Start For The Red Sox

Right-hander Cooper Criswell gets the start for the Red Sox today as he faces the White Sox on the road. He has made nine starts this season and has a record of 3-2 with a 3.92 ERA. Criswell’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.19. In his last outing, he picked up the win, going five innings and giving up just one earned run on four hits. Looking back, he has been pretty solid, giving up two earned runs or fewer in four of his last five outings. Criswell’s ERA on the road is 5.3 compared to 3.52 at home.

Red Sox Offense Breakdown

Over the past six games, Jarren Duran has gone 10/25 for the Red Sox, including two home runs. This has helped him move into 5th on the team’s home run leaderboard. Overall, he is batting .271 for the season. Rafael Devers has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 8/23 with three homers in his last six games. Devers’ 13 homers this season is the best mark on the team and 8th in the MLB.

Ceddanne Rafaela has been a consistent run producer for the Red Sox, as his 37 RBIs is 15th in the league and leads the team. However, he is batting just .215 for the season. Boston’s offense is 9th in the league at 4.6 runs per game and has been even better on the road, averaging 5.1 runs per contest.

With an overall record of 15-48, 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 on a 14-game losing streak, which is the longest active streak in the majors.

At home, the White Sox are just 10-22 this year and 5-26 on the road. So far, they have really struggled in day games, going 5-23. As for night games, they are 10-25. As the underdog, the White Sox are 13-48 this year and 2-0 as the favorite. Chicago’s overall series record is 4-15-1, and they have dropped six straight series.

When betting the run line on the White Sox, it’s been a good idea to take the underdog. They are 24-37 against the run line overall, but just 2-0 as the favorite. Their overall run differential is -2.4 runs per game, and they have been outscored by an average of 3.9 runs in their losses.

The Chicago White Sox are at home today against the Boston Red Sox. The O/U line for the game is set at 7.5 runs, which is below their average combined run average of 8.3 runs per game. The White Sox have hit the over in 8 of 19 games when the line has been set at 7.5 runs this season. Their games have had an average O/U line of 8 runs per game this season.

Garrett Crochet Gets The Start For The White Sox

Left-hander Garrett Crochet gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces the Red Sox at home. So far this season, he has made 13 starts and seven of them have been quality starts. Crochet’s ERA for the season is 3.49, along with a record of 5-5. In his last outing, Crochet finished with a no-decision, going six innings and giving up one earned run on five hits. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Crochet has been much better at home, coming in with a 2.72 ERA compared to 6.48 on the road.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Paul DeJong has been struggling at the plate for the White Sox of late, going 4/21 over his last six games. However, he does have 10 homers this season, which is 11th in the league. DeJong is 2nd on the team in RBIs, with 21. Gavin Sheets and Andrew Vaughn are tied for 2nd on the team with five homers apiece. Sheets is the team’s top hitter this season, batting .232, while Vaughn is hitting just .211.

Chicago’s offense has been the worst in the league this season, averaging just 3 runs per game. They are also the league’s worst home run hitting team and have the worst team batting average in the league. As a team, the White Sox are batting just .216.

Red Sox vs White Sox Prediction

Given the payout, we really like the White Sox to pick up a win at home over the Red Sox. The payout for a White Sox win is -113, and our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the White Sox.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Cooper Criswell is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is seventh best among all starters. As for Garrett Crochet, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which puts him 17th among starters.

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