Chicago White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction 5/31/2024

The Chicago White Sox (15-42) travel to face off against the Milwaukee Brewers (33-23) on Friday, May 31st. This game will be played at American Family Field in Milwaukee and televised on NBCS. The Brewers 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 Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 7:10 CT.

White Sox vs Brewers

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Heading into their last game vs. the Blue Jays, the White Sox closed out the series with a 3-1 loss. Chicago was the +172 underdog at home. Things started off well for the White Sox, as they got on the board with a run in the 1st inning but gave up the lead right away as the Blue Jays scored in the 3rd.

Chris Flexen took the loss, going five innings and giving up two earned runs on four hits. He only had six strikeouts in the outing and issued the White Sox’s only two walks. Offensively, the White Sox’s only had four hits and Korey Lee’s home run was their only run scored.

Chicago is on the road today to take on the Brewers, and they are looking to snap an eight-game losing streak. The White Sox are 15-42 this season, and they are 22.5 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. So far, they are just 5-19 in divisional games.

At home, the White Sox are just 10-21 this season and are only slightly better at 5-21 on the road. So far, they have been the underdog in all but two games, and they are 2-0 as the favorite. Chicago’s overall series record is 4-13-1, and they have lost four straight series.

The White Sox have struggled to cover the run line this season, going 23-34 overall. They have been particularly bad on the road, going just 8-18 against the run line. They have also lost eight straight games against the run line when favored, but are 21-34 against the run line as the underdog.

The Chicago White Sox are on the road today to face the Milwaukee Brewers, and the over/under line for the game is set at 8 runs. The White Sox have played in games with an average of 7.9 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 25-30. When the over/under line has been set at 8 runs, their record is 7-4-1. So far this season, 38.6% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8 runs, and 40.4% have had lines set below that number.

Erick Fedde Gets The Start For The White Sox

Right-hander Erick Fedde gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces the Brewers on the road. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 4-1 with a 2.80 ERA. Fedde’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.07. In his last outing, he finished with a no-decision, going 6 1/3 innings and not allowing a run to the Orioles. Before that, he had picked up the win in two straight outings. Fedde has been much better at home, coming in with a 1.0 ERA compared to 5.68 on the road.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

Chicago’s offense has been the worst in the league so far, averaging just 2.8 runs per game. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs, batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. Eloy Jimenez and Korey Lee are tied for 2nd on the team with five homers apiece, while Paul DeJong is the team’s leader in RBIs, with 17.

Andrew Vaughn is on a three-game hitting streak and has gone 6/25 in his last seven games, including one home run. For the season, he is batting just .199. Korey Lee has also gone deep five times this season and is batting .274. Nicky Lopez has been swinging a hot bat for the White Sox, going 9/26 in his last eight games.

The Brewers’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Cubs, closing out their series with a 6-4 win. After allowing one run to the Cubs in the top of the first, the Brewers responded with three runs of their own. Milwaukee went on to add another three runs in the 2nd inning.

Colin Rea put together a good start for the Brewers, going 5 1/3 innings, and giving up just one earned run, and picking up the win. Milwaukee’s offense was carried by Gary Sanchez, who went 1/3 with a homer and three RBIs.

Milwaukee is hosting the White Sox today with an overall record of 33-23, which has them leading the NL Central by five games over the Cardinals. The Brewers are on a two-game winning streak, taking the final two games of their series vs. the Cubs. So far, they have gone 16-8 in divisional matchups.

At home, the Brewers are 15-10 this season and have gone 18-13 on the road. As the favorite, Milwaukee is 15-12 this year and 18-11 as the underdog. The team’s overall series record is 10-6-2, and they have won two straight series.

The Brewers have been a solid team to bet on the run line this season, as they are 30-26 overall. They have been especially good on the road, going 19-12 on the run line. Their average run margin is +0.9 runs per game, and they have a run line record of 11-14 at home. They have been a good bet as the underdog, going 21-8 on the run line.

The Milwaukee Brewers are home against the Chicago White Sox today, with the over/under line set at 8 runs. The combined run average for Brewers games this season is 9.1 runs per game, and their over/under record is 32-24. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, their record is 2-4. Overall, 60.7% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs, and their current over streak is at 3 games.

Tobias Myers Gets The Start For The Brewers

Milwaukee is sending right-hander Tobias Myers to the mound today vs. the White Sox. He has made five starts and six appearances this season and has a record of 1-2 with an ERA of 4.43. Myers most recently pitched on May 26th vs. the Red Sox, where he went 4 1/3 innings, giving up one earned run on six hits. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. Myers has given up at least one homer in three straight outings. His WHIP for the season is 1.39, and opponents are batting .247 vs. Myers this year.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

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As a team, the Brewers are averaging 5 runs per game, which is 4th in the league and have been even better at home, averaging 5.4 runs per contest. Overall, they are 6th in home runs and have the league’s 5th best batting average. Not only do they not strike out a ton, but they are also 4th in the league in walks.

William Contreras and Willy Adames have been the Brewers’ top power threats so far, with Contreras leading the team with 43 RBIs and Adames’ 9 homers being the top mark on the team. Adames has also been red hot of late, going 8/18 in his last five games with two homers and seven RBIs. Adames also comes into the game on a nine-game hitting streak.

White Sox vs Brewers Prediction

Our predictions for this White Sox vs. Brewers matchup is to take the Brewers on the money line. With the Brewers picking up a 6-4 win, you could also look to parlay their money line with the over, as we have the final score being 6-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Tobias Myers finishing with six strikeouts compared to Erick Fedde with five. If you’re looking for a player prop bet, Myers to go over six strikeouts could be a good option.

Another way to play this one is to look at the over/under, and with the line sitting at eight runs, we would recommend taking the over. Looking at the lineups, we have the Brewers finishing with 12 hits and the White Sox with eight.

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