Chicago White Sox vs Miami Marlins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Chicago White Sox vs Miami Marlins Prediction 7/7/2024

The Chicago White Sox (26-65) travel to face off against the Miami Marlins (31-58) on Sunday, July 7th. This game will be played at loanDepot Park in Miami and televised on BSFL. The Marlins 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 Marlins. First pitch is set for 12:40  CT.

White Sox vs. Marlins Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Marlins (-141)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 8 Runs
  • The Marlins have won 4 out of their last 6 home games.
  • The Marlins have scored an average of 4.5 runs per game in their last 6 home games.
  • The Marlins have a better home record (17-31) compared to the White Sox’s away record (10-36).
  • The Marlins have won 3 out of their last 5 games against teams with a losing record.
  • The Marlins have a recent win against the White Sox in their last matchup on July 6th.

White Sox vs Marlins

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Miami picked up a 4-3 win over the White Sox in the most recent game of this series. The Marlins had a late two-run rally in the 7th inning, scoring the game’s final run. Heading into the game, they were at +135 on the money line.

Yonny Chirinos got the start for the Marlins, going five innings while giving up three runs and striking out five. He did not factor in the decision, as Huascar Brazoban got the win out of the bullpen and Tanner Scott got the save.

Garrett Crochet only went four innings for the White Sox, giving up two earned runs on five hits. Michael Soroka took the loss.

Chicago’s struggles this season have been particularly evident in day games, where they have a 10-28 record. Overall, the White Sox are 26-65, putting them in 5th place in the AL Central, 31 games behind the Guardians. Against the AL Central teams, they have a 7-23 record.

As underdogs, the White Sox have a 37-47 run line record, but as favorites, they are 5-2. Their overall run line record is 42-49, with an average run differential of -1.8 runs per game. This season, games with an over/under line of 8 runs have gone 10-6-1 for the White Sox, contributing to their overall O/U record of 41-46.

Jonathan Cannon Gets The Start For The White Sox

Jonathan Cannon gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces the Marlins on the road. So far, he has made seven starts and two of them have been quality starts. Cannon’s ERA for the season is 4.62, along with a record of 1-2. In his last outing, he finished with a no-decision, giving up three earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Opponents are batting .268 this season off Cannon, and he has a WHIP of 1.31.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

Chicago’s offense has really struggled this season, as they are averaging just 3.2 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the majors. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs, batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. The White Sox have also been one of the league’s worst teams at avoiding strikeouts, and they have the worst BABIP in the league.

Andrew Vaughn has been the team’s top run producer this season, with 42 RBIs, and his 11 home runs are the 2nd most on the team. However, he has gone just 3/17 in his last four games. Paul DeJong has also struggled of late, going 3/13 in his last four games. He comes into the game with a team-high 16 homers but is batting just .236 for the season.

As underdogs, the Marlins have a 28-45 record and are 3-13 when favored. Their overall series record is 7-19-2, and they are 3-7 in their last 10 games. Miami’s run line record is 39-50, and they have been a good bet as underdogs with a 38-35 record, but a terrible bet as favorites at 1-15.

Miami’s games have averaged 8.5 runs this season, and their over/under record is 46-41. When the O/U line is set at 8 runs, their record is 11-9-1. The Marlins are 17-31 at home and 14-27 on the road, and they are currently in 5th place in the NL East with a 31-58 record.

Edward Cabrera Gets The Start For The Marlins

Edward Cabrera is getting the start for the Marlins at home against the White Sox. So far this season, Cabrera has a 1-1 record, with a no-decision in his last start against the Rockies. In that outing, he went 4 innings, giving up 4 runs on 3 hits. He did have a nice start in his first outing, going 5 innings and picking up the win against the Cubs.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Marlins are averaging just 3.5 runs per game, which is 29th in the league. They have been even worse at home, averaging just 3 runs per contest. Miami’s home run total of 70 is the worst in the league, and they are also near the bottom of the league in terms of on-base percentage, slugging, and OPS. As a team, they are batting just .231.

Bryan De La Cruz has been the Marlins’ top power threat so far, as his 15 homers is the best mark on the team and 12th in the league. He also leads the team with 42 RBIs. De La Cruz is batting just .239, but that is good enough for 7th on the team. Jazz Chisholm Jr. is 2nd on the team with 10 homers and is batting .258.

White Sox vs Marlins Prediction

Our prediction for today’s White Sox vs. Marlins matchup is to take the Marlins on the money line at -141. We have the Marlins winning this one by a score of 6-4. With the over/under line sitting at 8 runs, we like the over, as our projections have these teams combining for 10 runs.

Looking at today’s starters, Edward Cabrera of the Marlins has a higher strikeout ceiling than the White Sox starter, Jonathan Cannon. Our projections have Cabrera finishing with seven strikeouts compared to Cannon with five.

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