Reds vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Reds vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 4/12/2024

The Cincinnati Reds (6-6) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (2-10) on Friday, April 12th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on BSOH. Both the Reds and White Sox are looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. First pitch is set for 7:40 ET.

Reds vs White Sox

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Cincinnati is coming off a game in which they wasted several good performances. In their 7-2 loss to Milwaukee, Elly De La Cruz went 2/3 with a homer, and Hunter Greene was excellent on the mound, allowing just one run while pitching six innings. The Reds also got a big game from Mike Freeman, going 3/4 with a run scored.

Hunter Greene got the start for the Reds, going six innings and giving up just one run on six hits. He only had one strikeout in the outing and took the loss. Cincinnati’s offense scored their only other run in the 4th inning and wasted several good performances. The Reds were also the -141 favorite at home going into the game.

After dropping the first two games of their series against the Brewers, the Reds will look to get back on track as they head to Chicago to take on the White Sox. Cincinnati is currently 2.5 games behind the Brewers for the lead in the NL Central. The Reds have gone 6-6 through their first 12 games, and they are currently on a two-game losing streak.

So far this season, the Reds have gone 4-5 at home and 2-1 on the road. They have also gone 3-4 as the favorite and 3-2 as the underdog. In division games, the Reds have gone just 1-2.

Through the first 12 games of the season, the Reds have been a tough team to gauge when it comes to the run line. They are 5-7 overall, but they have been a better bet on the run line when they are the underdog. They are 3-2 against the run line when getting points, compared to just 2-5 when they are favored. The Reds have an average run margin of 0.0 on the season, but that number jumps to +0.3 on the road.

The Cincinnati Reds have played in 12 games this season where the over/under line was set at 9 runs. In those games, the over has hit 9 times and the under has hit 3 times. The Reds have a combined run average of 10.5 runs per game this season, and their games have gone over the set total in each of their last three games.

Andrew Abbott Gets The Start For The Reds

Andrew Abbott is on the mound for the Reds today, as they take on the White Sox. This will be Abbott’s second start of the season, and in his first outing, he took the loss vs. the Mets. Abbott went 5 innings, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits, and he struck out 4 batters.

Reds Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Reds’ offensive projections, we have Christian Encarnacion-Strand as our top hitter for the team. His hits projection is the best on the team and 16th best in the league today. He also has the best odds to hit a home run for the Reds and 6th best in the league. Will Benson’s hits projection is 2nd best on the team and 23rd in the league, while Tyler Stephenson is 3rd. If you are looking for a Reds player to hit a home run, we have Will Benson with the 11th best odds in the league.

The White Sox rallied late in their most recent game vs. the Guardians, scoring three runs in the 10th inning, but they still took the loss. Chicago was the +224 underdog on the money line going into this road game. The White Sox’s offense was carried by Gavin Sheets, who went 3/5 with a homer and five RBIs.

Erick Fedde got the start for the White Sox and took the loss. He only lasted five innings, giving up four earned runs. Chicago’s bullpen allowed three more runs in the 8th, and Bryan Shaw took the loss out of the bullpen.

Despite their poor start, the White Sox have a chance to make up some ground in the division as they are currently seven games behind the Twins for the division lead. They have struggled at home, going just 1-4, and they have not fared much better on the road, going 1-6.

Chicago is coming off a series against the Guardians in which they went 1-2. They also lost two of three to the Royals in their previous series. So far this season, the White Sox have gone just 1-6 in day games.

Chicago has been a solid run line bet this season, going 7-5 overall and 4-1 at home. The White Sox have been the underdog in all 12 games, and they have covered the run line in seven of them. They have a run line win streak as the underdog of two games, and their average run margin in their wins is +1.5 runs per game.

The Chicago White Sox have had an over/under record of 4-7 this season, with an average over/under line of 8 runs per game. Their games have averaged 7.2 runs per game. Their over/under record when the line is set at 9 runs is 0-3-1, and their games have gone over the total in their last two games.

Chris Flexen Gets The Start For The White Sox

Chris Flexen is getting the start for the White Sox today at home against the Reds. Flexen has taken the loss in both of his starts so far this season, going 4 1/3 innings in his first start and then 6 1/3 in his last outing. He has given up a total of 6 runs in 10 2/3 innings of work.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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For the White Sox, we have Andrew Benintendi as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His hits projection is 12th best in the league today. Kevin Pillar has the highest home run projection on the team and 11th best in the league today. Andrew Vaughn is 2nd in total hits projection on the team and 3rd in terms of home run projection.


Reds vs White Sox Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Reds vs. White Sox matchup is to take the White Sox on the money line at +148. We actually have the White Sox winning this one by a score of 6-5, giving you a couple of different ways you could look to bet this one.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Andrew Abbott finishing with around six strikeouts, which is good for 10th among starters today. As for Chris Flexen, he is projected to finish with just four strikeouts, which is second to last among today’s starters.

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