Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Orioles vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 5/26/2024

The Baltimore Orioles (32-18) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (15-38) on Sunday, May 26th. 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 rallied for five runs in the 8th inning in the most recent game of this Orioles vs. White Sox series. The Orioles scored three runs in the 1st inning but didn’t score another run until putting up five in the top of the 8th, picking up a 5-3 win. Heading into the game, the Orioles were favored at -172 on the money line.

Albert Suarez only went four innings for the Orioles but didn’t give up a run or a hit. Dillon Tate got the win out of the bullpen, and Cionel Perez got the save. Michael Kopech took the loss for the White Sox, giving up five earned runs in six innings of work.

Jordan Westburg and Ryan O’Hearn each homered for the Orioles, while Anthony Santander went 1/3 with two RBIs. Nicky Lopez had a two-hit game for the White Sox.

The Orioles have won three straight games, and they are 32-18 overall this season. Baltimore is 3.0 games behind the Yankees in the AL East, and they have a division record of 7-2. As the Orioles are on the road today, they are 15-8 this season compared to 17-10 at home.

So far, the Orioles have been the favorite in 41 games, going 25-16 in those matchups. As the road favorite, they have a record of 9-7 this season. Baltimore has an overall series record of 10-4-2, and they are currently up 3-0 in their series vs. the White Sox.

The Orioles have been a good bet on the run line this season, going 27-23 overall. They’ve been especially good on the road, where they’re 13-10 against the run line. Their average run margin on the road is +1.2 runs per game, and they’ve covered the run line in three straight road games.

The Baltimore Orioles are on the road today to face the Chicago White Sox. The O/U line for the game is set at 7 runs, which is below their combined season average of 8.8 runs per game. The Orioles have gone over the O/U line in 25 of their 44 games this season, and the average O/U line for their games is 8 runs. When the O/U line is set at 7 runs, they have gone over 2 times, under 1 time, and pushed 2 times.

Kyle Bradish Gets The Start For The Orioles

Kyle Bradish is on the mound for the Orioles as they take on the White Sox. Bradish has started 4 games this season and has yet to pick up a win. In his last start, he went 5 innings and gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He has a total of 18 strikeouts in 18 innings pitched this year.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

Adley Rutschman and Gunnar Henderson have been the Orioles top power threats this season, as Henderson’s 17 homers are the most in the league, and Rutschman is 2nd on the team with nine homers and is batting .296. Anthony Santander and Ryan Mountcastle are also tied for 2nd on the team with nine homers. Mountcastle is batting just .205 this season but has gone 7/16 over his last four games.

As a team, the Orioles are 5th in the league in scoring at 5 runs per game. They are also one of the league’s top home run-hitting teams and have the best isolated power in the league. Overall, they are 2nd in slugging percentage and 6th in OPS. Baltimore’s offense has been good at home and on the road this season.

With a record of 15-38, the White Sox are in 5th place in the AL Central, and they trail the Guardians by 20.5 games for the division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 5-19 this year. Chicago has dropped four straight games, and they lost the first three games of this series vs. the Orioles.

At home, the White Sox are 10-17 compared to a 5-21 mark on the road. This season, the White Sox are just 2-0 as the favorite, and they are 8-17 as the underdog at home. So far, they have really struggled in day games, going 5-18 this year. Chicago’s overall series record is 4-11-1, and they have lost two straight series.

Chicago has been a solid run line bet at home this season, going 15-12. However, they have struggled on the road, going just 8-18 against the run line. The White Sox have been favored in their last four games and have failed to cover the run line in each of those contests. Overall, they are 23-30 against the run line this season.

The White Sox have played in 49 games with over/under lines higher than 7 runs this season, which accounts for 92.5% of their games. The over/under line for today’s game against the Orioles is set at 7 runs, and the White Sox have a 1-2 record in games with that line. Their games have averaged 8.0 runs per game this season, and their over/under record for the year is 24-27.

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 Orioles at home. Crochet has made 11 starts this year and has a record of 5-4 with a 3.75 ERA. Opposing batters are hitting .193 this year off Crochet, and he has a WHIP of .95. Crochet has turned in five quality starts this year and is coming off a game in which he didn’t allow a run. In that outing, he went six innings and didn’t give up a homer. Crochet has won three straight starts.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Chicago’s offense has been really struggling this season, as they are averaging just 2.9 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. They are also the league’s worst home run hitting team and have the worst team batting average in the MLB. The White Sox do have a few hitters who have hit some home runs this season, but they will need to improve their batting average and on-base percentage numbers.

Paul DeJong has been the White Sox’s most consistent hitter this season, batting .240 with a team-high seven home runs. He is also 2nd on the team in RBIs. DeJong has gone deep just once in his last seven games, but he has gone 6/23 in that stretch. Nicky Lopez has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 10/23 in his last six games.

Orioles vs White Sox Prediction

With the White Sox being the underdogs at +139, we really like their value to pick up a win over the Orioles. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the White Sox, giving you some options on how you want to play this one.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Kyle Bradish is projected to finish with six strikeouts, and we have Garrett Crochet at five. However, we have Crochet finishing with a higher ERA than Bradish.

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