Chicago White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB White Sox vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction 6/2/2024

The Chicago White Sox (15-44) travel to face off against the Milwaukee Brewers (35-23) on Sunday, June 2nd. 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 Brewers. First pitch is set for 1:10 CT.

White Sox vs Brewers

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this White Sox vs Brewers series. Chicago went into the matchup as +144 underdogs and nearly pulled off the upset, but Milwaukee squeaked out a 4-3 win. Heading into the game, the Brewers were favored at -171 on the money line.

Milwaukee’s offense only mustered seven hits in the game but took advantage of their opportunities, scoring four times and picking up a win. On the other side, the White Sox had eight hits but could only push across three runs.

Willy Adames was the difference for the Brewers, as he went 2/5 with three RBIs. Andrew Benintendi also had a two-hit game and scored a run for Milwaukee. For the White Sox, Gavin Sheets hit the game’s only home run and drove in two runs.

With an overall record of 15-44, the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central and trail the Guardians by 24.5 games. Chicago is on a 10-game losing streak, and they are just 5-19 in divisional matchups this year. This season, the White Sox are 2-0 as the favorite and 13-44 as the underdog.

At home, the White Sox are just 10-21 this year, and they have gone only 5-23 on the road. So far, they are 5-21 in day games, and they have dropped four straight series.

When the White Sox win, they do so by an average of 2.5 runs per game. When they lose, they lose by an average of 3.9 runs per game. Their run line record is 24-35, and they are 9-19 on the run line on the road. They are 2-0 on the run line as the favorite and 22-35 as the underdog.

Chicago White Sox games have had an average combined run total of 8.0 this season, and their over/under record is 26-30. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, their record is 8-4-1. Overall, 37.3% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8 runs, while 40.7% have had lower lines.

Nick Nastrini Gets The Start For The White Sox

Nick Nastrini and the White Sox are on the road to take on the Brewers today. Nastrini has started 3 games this season, and he has taken the loss in each of them. He has yet to pick up a win, and his last start was a 5-3 loss to the Blue Jays, where he went 5 innings and gave up 3 earned runs.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

Chicago’s offense has been the worst in the league this season in terms of batting average, on-base percentage, and OPS. They are also 30th in the league in runs per game at just 2.9. The White Sox have been a little better at home, averaging 3 runs per contest. So far, they have the fewest home runs in the league.

Paul DeJong has a team-high 8 homers for the White Sox this season but is batting just .228. He has also struggled of late, going 5/31 in his last nine games. Andrew Benintendi and Andrew Vaughn have both gone deep in their last seven games, with Vaughn’s 19 RBIs being the 2nd best mark on the team.

Milwaukee is currently leading the NL Central with a record of 35-23. They hold a 6.5-game lead over the Cubs and have won four straight games, including the first two games of this series vs. the White Sox. So far, they have gone 16-8 against other teams in the NL Central.

At home, the Brewers are 17-10 this year and have gone 18-13 on the road. As the favorite, Milwaukee is 17-12 this year and 18-11 when the underdog. Looking at their overall series record, the Brewers are 10-6-2 and have won two straight series.

The Brewers have been a solid run line bet this season, going 31-27 overall. They have been even better on the road, where their run line record is 19-12. They have been a good bet as an underdog, going 21-8 against the run line in those games.

When the Milwaukee Brewers play at home, the over/under line is set at 8 runs. So far this season, the Brewers have had an average combined run average of 9.2 runs per game. Overall, the over/under record for Milwaukee is 33-24, and when the line has been set at 8 runs, they have gone over the total three times and under four times. In total, 58.6% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Freddy Peralta Gets The Start For The Brewers

Freddy Peralta is coming off a start in which he didn’t give up an earned run. Against the Cubs on May 28th, he went 5 2/3 innings, giving up just one earned run. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. Looking back further, Peralta has had a rough stretch, taking the loss in two straight outings before the no-decision. In his 11 starts, he has a record of 3-3 and an ERA of 3.61. Opponents are batting .198 off Peralta this season. His WHIP is currently 1.06, and he has five quality starts this year.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

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William Contreras has been a huge addition to the Brewers lineup this season, as he is batting .322 with eight homers and 44 RBIs, which is 6th best in the league. Willy Adames and Rhys Hoskins are also tied for the team lead in homers, with nine apiece. Adames has gone 11/31 over his last eight games, with two home runs and 10 RBIs.

As a team, the Brewers are 2nd in the league in scoring at 5.1 runs per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.6 runs per contest. Overall, they are the top team in terms of on-base percentage and have the league’s best batting average.

White Sox vs Brewers Prediction

There are a few ways to play this White Sox vs. Brewers matchup, but we are going to be going with the over, as we see this one finishing with a 5-4 win for the Brewers. At -316, there isn’t a lot of value in taking the Brewers on the money line, and with the payout for the White Sox at +255, we like the over at -106.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Freddy Peralta is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is good for third in the league today. As for Nick Nastrini, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which has him at 19th among starters.

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