Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 4/27/2024

The Tampa Bay Rays (13-14) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (4-22) on Saturday, April 27th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on BSSUN. The White Sox are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rays are looking to get back on track from a loss to the White Sox. First pitch is set for 7:10 ET.

Rays vs White Sox

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Chicago cruised to a 9-4 win over the Rays in the most recent game of this series. The White Sox had a huge 6th inning, scoring three runs and adding another two in the 7th. As for the Rays, they scored their only two runs in the 7th and added one more in the 8th.

Tampa Bay actually outhit the White Sox in the game 12 to 9. Both teams finished with two home runs. Heading into the game, the White Sox were at +200 on the money line.

Chris Flexen pitched well for the White Sox in this one, going five innings and striking out two without giving up a run. He picked up a win in the game, while Zach Eflin had a rough outing for the Rays, taking the loss.

Tampa Bay is on the road today vs. the White Sox with an overall record of 13-14, putting them 5th in the AL East. The Rays are four games behind the Orioles for the AL East lead, and they are 3-4 in divisional matchups this year. The Rays dropped their series opener vs. the White Sox but won the final game of their series vs. the Tigers.

At home, the Rays are 8-9 this year and 5-5 on the road. So far, Tampa Bay has struggled as the favorite, going 10-11, and they are 3-3 as the underdog. The Rays’ overall series record is 3-3-2, and they have lost two straight series.

The Rays are 10-17 on the run line this season, including 5-12 at home. They are 5-5 on the run line on the road and have failed to cover in their last game. They are 6-15 on the run line as the favorite, but 4-2 as the underdog. Their average run margin is -1.1 on the season.

The Rays have been involved in high-scoring games recently, with their last two games going over the total runs line. Their games have averaged 9 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 16-11. The over/under line for today’s game against the White Sox is set at 8 runs, and the average over/under line for their games this season is 9 runs.

Aaron Civale Gets The Start For The Rays

Aaron Civale and the Rays are on the road to take on the White Sox. Civale has started the season with a 1-2 record, and in his last outing, he took a loss to the Yankees. In that game, he went 4 2/3 innings, giving up 5 earned runs on 8 hits.

Rays Offense Breakdown

Over his last nine games, Amed Rosario has gone 13/35 for the Rays, including one home run and six RBIs. For the season, he is batting .337, which is the best mark on the team. Isaac Paredes has also been swinging a good bat for Tampa Bay, with a team-high six homers and a batting average of .280. Paredes has also gone 10/31 in his last eight games.

As a team, the Rays are averaging 4 runs per game, which is 19th in the league. They are also just 11th in home runs and have a collective OPS of .666. Tampa Bay does have a good team BABIP of .31 and has been good at avoiding strikeouts this season.

With an overall record of 4-22, the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central and trail the Guardians by 14 games for the division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 2-15. Chicago finally picked up a win vs. the Rays in their most recent game, but they had dropped six straight before that.

At home, the White Sox are just 3-9 compared to 1-13 on the road. So far, they have yet to win a game as the underdog this season. Their series record is 0-7-1, and they have dropped six straight series overall.

When it comes to the run line, the White Sox have been a solid bet at home, going 6-6. They have covered the run line in two straight games at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox have been a run line underdog in all 26 games this season, going 10-16.

The White Sox have been involved in a lot of high-scoring games this season, with their games averaging 8.1 runs per game. Their over/under record is 12-13 on the season, and when the over/under line has been set at 8 runs, they have gone over in three of their four games. Overall, 50% of their games have had over/under lines set at over 8 runs.

Jonathan Cannon Gets The Start For The White Sox

Jonathan Cannon will be making his 2nd start of the season for the White Sox, as he will be taking on the Rays at home. In his first start of the season, Cannon took a loss against the Twins, going 3 2/3 innings and giving up 6 runs on 9 hits. He did strike out 5 batters, but he did give up a home run.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Chicago has been one of the worst offensive teams in the league so far, averaging just 2.5 runs per game, which is dead last in the league. They also have the league’s worst team batting average at .198 and are near the bottom of the league in both on-base percentage and slugging. The White Sox have also been one of the worst home run-hitting teams in the league so far.

One of the few bright spots for the White Sox has been the play of Eloy Jiménez of late, as he has three homers in his last eight games and is batting .250 over that stretch. Overall, he is hitting just .204 this season. Jiménez is tied with Paul DeJong and Gavin Sheets for the team lead in homers. Nicky Lopez is currently on a five-game hitting streak for the White Sox.


Rays vs White Sox Prediction


With the White Sox at +196 to pick up the win, we see this as a great value pick for today’s game. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the White Sox, giving you a couple of different ways to bet this one.

Looking at the starting pitcher’s projections, we have Aaron Civale going six innings and finishing with six strikeouts. As for the White Sox starter, Jonathan Cannon, he is projected to go five innings and finish with five K’s.

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