Reds vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Reds vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 4/13/2024

The Cincinnati Reds (7-6) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (2-11) on Saturday, April 13th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on NBCS. The Reds 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 White Sox. First pitch is set for 2:10 ET.

Reds vs White Sox

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Cincinnati cruised to an easy 11-1 win over the White Sox in the most recent game of this series. The Reds had a huge 3rd inning, scoring five of their eleven runs. As for the White Sox, their only run came in the 3rd. Heading into the game, the Reds were favored at -170 on the money line.

Andrew Abbott pitched well for the Reds in this one, going seven innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with three strikeouts and didn’t issue a single walk. On the other side, Chris Flexen got the start for the White Sox and lasted just 2 2/3 innings, giving up six runs.

At the plate, the Reds were led by Elly De La Cruz and Tyler Stephenson, as they were the only two Cincinnati hitters to have more than one hit. De La Cruz, Christian Encarnacion-Strand, and Santiago Espinal each had three RBIs.

Cincinnati will be looking to move to two games above .500 today, as they are currently 7-6 and in 3rd place in the NL Central. Right now, they are two games behind the Pirates for the division lead. The Reds head into today’s game having just picked up a series win over the Brewers.

On the road, the Reds are 3-1 compared to 4-5 at home. They have won their last two games as the road team. So far, they have been the favorite in eight games, going 4-4, and the underdog in five games, going 3-2.

The Reds have been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 6-7 overall. They have been particularly profitable on the road, where they are 3-1 ATS. Their average run margin in winning games is +4.0, while it drops to -3.0 in losses.

So far this season, the Cincinnati Reds have been involved in 13 games that have gone over the total, including their last four. The average over/under line in their games has been 9 runs, and their games have averaged a combined 10.6 runs per game. Today’s over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, and the Reds have gone over that line in one of the two games this season that have had a line set at 8.5 runs.

Nick Lodolo Gets The Start For The Reds

Coming off a season in which he made seven starts and finished with a record of 2-1, Nick Lodolo will take the mound for the Reds against the White Sox. Last year, the left-hander’s ERA was 6.29, and he finished with a WHIP of 1.75. In terms of quality starts, Lodolo had just one, and he finished the season with 10 home runs allowed. His strikeout-to-walk ratio for the season was 4.7, and he averaged 1.4 walks per game.

Reds Offense Breakdown

Looking at the Reds’ player props, Spencer Steer has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 10th highest in the league today. He also has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and 7th best in the league. Christian Encarnacion-Strand is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, and his home run projection is the best on the team and 5th best in the league.

As the White Sox are at home today vs. the Reds, they are looking to snap a two-game losing streak, as they dropped the final two games of their series with the Guardians. Currently, the White Sox are in 5th place in the AL Central, trailing the Guardians by 7.5 games. So far, they have really struggled against games against other AL Central teams, going 1-9.

Chicago is still looking to win their first series, as their overall series record is 0-3-1. When playing at home, they are 1-5 compared to 1-6 on the road. As the underdog, the White Sox are 2-11 this season.

When the White Sox win, they do so by an average of 1.5 runs. When they lose, they lose by an average of 3.8 runs. They are 7-6 against the run line and 4-2 at home. They are 7-6 as the underdog and 3-4 on the road.

The Chicago White Sox have had a combined run average of 7.6 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 5-7. The average over/under line for their games has been set at 8 runs, and when the line has been set at 8.5 runs, their record is 2-2. So far, 38.5% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8.5 runs, and 30.8% have had lines set lower. Their last three games have gone over the total, with the most recent game having a combined 12 runs scored.

Garrett Crochet Gets The Start For The White Sox

Garrett Crochet has been solid through his first two starts of the season, picking up a win in his last outing vs. the Braves. In that game, he went 7 innings, allowing just 1 earned run and striking out 8. He also started the season with a no-decision vs. the Royals, going 5 innings and giving up 2 earned runs.

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 total hits projection is 5th best in the league today. Kevin Pillar is our top projected home run hitter on the White Sox and his home run projection is 9th best in the league. Andrew Vaughn has the 10th best total hits projection in the league today.


Reds vs White Sox Prediction


With the White Sox being the underdogs at +108, that is the direction we would recommend going for today’s Reds vs. White Sox matchup. We actually have the White Sox winning this one by a score of 6-5, so you could also look to take the White Sox on the run line, as they are +1.5.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Garrett Crochet going 5-6 innings, and he is projected to finish with six strikeouts. As for the Reds, they are projected to finish with the second-most strikeouts on the day.

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