Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Orioles vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 5/25/2024

The Baltimore Orioles (31-18) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (15-37) on Saturday, May 25th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on MASN. The Orioles 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 Orioles. First pitch is set for 2:10 ET.

Orioles vs White Sox

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Baltimore picked up a 6-4 road win over the White Sox in the most recent game of this series. The Orioles had a huge 5th inning, scoring three of their six runs. As for the White Sox, they scored their final run in the 7th. Heading into the game, the Orioles were favored at -246 on the money line.

Corbin Burnes got the start for the Orioles, going six innings and giving up three earned runs. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued two walks. Yennier Cano got the win out of the bullpen, and Craig Kimbrel got the save.

Andrew Vaughn hit the game’s only home run while going 2/3 with two RBIs, but it came in a losing effort. Gunnar Henderson did a bit of everything for the Orioles, going 2/5 with a home run and two RBIs.

The Orioles have taken the first two games of their series vs. the White Sox and are 31-18 overall, putting them three games behind the Yankees in the AL East. Baltimore’s record includes an impressive 7-2 mark in AL East games. The Orioles have won two straight games overall, and they are 5-5 over their last 10 contests.

At home, the Orioles have gone 17-10 this year, and they are 14-8 on the road. As the road favorite, the Orioles are 8-7 this season, and they are 24-16 as the favorite overall. Baltimore’s overall series record is 10-4-2 this year.

The Orioles have been a solid run line bet this season, going 26-23 overall. They have been especially good on the road, where they are 12-10 against the run line. Baltimore has been favored in 40 games this season and has gone 19-21 against the run line in those contests.

When the Orioles are on the road, the over has hit in 25 of their 44 games, and their games have averaged 8.8 runs per game. The over is 10-7 in games with an over/under line of 8.5, and the over has hit in two straight games.

Albert Suárez Gets The Start For The Orioles

Right-hander Albert Suárez is getting the start for the Orioles today as he faces the White Sox on the road. He has made three starts this year and 10 total appearances. Suárez has a record of 2-0 and an ERA of 1.78. So far, he has pitched 25 1/3 innings and has a WHIP of .95. Opponents are batting .198 this year off Suárez. One of the key stats for Suárez is his BB/9 figure, which is currently at 2.13. He has finished with a no-decision in each of his last three outings, with his most recent appearance coming out of the bullpen, where he went two-thirds of an inning and didn’t allow a run.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Orioles offense has been one of the best in the league, as they are 5th in runs per game and are 2nd in home runs. Overall, they are batting .243, which is 11th in the league. Baltimore has been patient at the plate, as they are 8th in the league in walks, but their team OBP of .303 is only 19th in the MLB.

Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson have been two of the Orioles’ top hitters this season, with Rutschman batting .303 with nine homers and Henderson leading the league with 17 home runs. Henderson has five homers in his last nine games, with 10 hits in that stretch. Both Rutschman and Henderson come into the game on three-game hitting streaks.

With a record of 15-37, the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central and trail the Guardians by 19.5 games. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 5-19 this year. Chicago has dropped three straight games, and they have lost two straight series.

At home, the White Sox are 10-16 compared to 5-21 on the road. This season, they are just 5-18 in day games. As the underdog, Chicago is 13-37 this year and 2-0 as the favorite. Their overall series record is 4-11-1.

When betting on the White Sox run line, it’s been a good idea to take them at home, where they are 15-11. The White Sox have been favored in only two games, but have covered in both. They are 23-29 overall on the run line, and have a losing streak of two games at home.

The Chicago White Sox are at home today against the Baltimore Orioles with an over/under line of 8.5 runs. The combined run average for White Sox games this season is 8.0 runs per game. Chicago’s over/under record this season is 24-27, and their average over/under line for the season is 8 runs. When the line is set at 8.5 runs, the White Sox are 6-6. So far, 17.3% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs. The over has hit in their last three games.

Erick Fedde Gets The Start For The White Sox

Right-hander Erick Fedde gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces off against the Orioles at home. He has made 10 starts this season and has a record of 4-1 with a 3.10 ERA. Fedde’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.09. In his 10 starts, he has turned in four quality starts and is averaging 8.07 strikeouts per nine innings. Fedde most recently pitched on May 20th, where he took the loss, giving up five earned runs in six innings of work. Before that outing, he had not allowed a run in two straight starts.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Chicago’s offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, as they are averaging just 2.9 runs per game, which is dead last in the MLB. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs and have the worst team OPS in the league. The White Sox are also hoping to improve their team batting average of .217, which is 21st in the league.

Paul DeJong and Eloy Jiménez are the team’s top home run hitters this season, but both players are batting under .240 for the year. DeJong has gone deep seven times, while Jiménez has five homers. Andrew Vaughn is batting just .202 for the season and has gone just 3/23 over his last six games.

Orioles vs White Sox Prediction

Our predicted final score for this Orioles vs. White Sox matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Orioles. However, with the payout for an Orioles win being -189, we recommend taking the over at 8.5 runs. You can get the over at +100, and we have this game going over by 1.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Albert Suarez finishing with seven strikeouts compared to Erick Fedde with five. Suarez is projected to go seven innings, while Fedde is projected to go six.

Offensively, we have the Orioles finishing with nine hits compared to the White Sox with eight. The Orioles are also projected to hit more home runs, with our projections having them hitting four compared to the White Sox hitting one.

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