Chicago White Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB White Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction 4/19/2024

The Chicago White Sox (3-15) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Phillies (11-8) on Friday, April 19th. This game will be played at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and televised on NSPPH. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

White Sox vs Phillies

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Heading into their last game vs. the Royals, the White Sox closed out the series with a 2-1 win. Chicago was the +143 underdog at home going into this matchup. It was a big game for the White Sox, as they needed a win to keep their lead in the AL Central. The Royals scored a run to take the lead in the 7th, but the White Sox were able to tie things up in the bottom of the 7th and added another run in the 8th to close things out.

Erick Fedde put together a good start for the White Sox, going 5 2/3 innings, and didn’t give up a run. He also issued just three hits and struck out five. However, he didn’t get the win, as the White Sox’s offense was struggling before Gavin Sheets hit a homer in the 7th.

As the White Sox are on the road today vs. the Phillies, they are looking to snap a four-game losing streak, as they are currently 3-15 this season. In the AL Central, they are in 5th place and trail the Guardians by 9.5 games.

So far, the White Sox have yet to win a series, as their overall series record is 0-5-1. When playing during the day, they are 1-8 compared to 2-7 in night games.

The White Sox have been a good bet against the run line this season, covering in 8 of their 18 games. They are 5-6 against the run line at home, and 3-4 on the road. They have covered the run line in their last two road games.

The Chicago White Sox have played 17 games this season, and their over/under record is 6-11. Their games have averaged 7.2 runs per game, and the over/under line for their games has been set at an average of 8 runs. The over/under line for today’s game is set at 7.5 runs. Their last three games have gone under the total, and the over/under line for their games has been set at 7.5 runs four times this season. In those games, the over/under record is 1-3.

Garrett Crochet Gets The Start For The White Sox

Garrett Crochet will be making his 4th start of the season today for the White Sox, and it will be his first road start of the year. He has a win and two losses so far, and his last outing was a loss to the Reds, where he went 4 2/3 innings and gave up 5 runs on 10 hits. Crochet has struck out 23 batters in 18 innings of work so far this season.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

The White Sox are facing a pitcher today that we project to give up some home runs, so we like their chances to hit a few out of the park. Our model gives Martín Maldonado the best odds on the team to hit a home run, as his home run projection is 12th best in the league today. Gavin Sheets is another player we like to go deep, as his home run projection is 12th in the league. For total hits, we have Andrew Benintendi as the top White Sox player, with his total hits projection 13th best in the league. Braden Shewmake has the 2nd best odds on the team to hit a home run, and Andrew Vaughn has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team.

The Phillies’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Rockies, closing out their series with a 7-6 win. After allowing one run to the Rockies in the top of the first, the Phillies responded with four runs of their own. Philadelphia went on to add another three runs in the 2nd inning.

Starting for the Phillies was Cristopher Sanchez, who picked up the win while tossing six innings of scoreless baseball. He also finished with 10 K’s and issued just one walk. The Phillies’s offense was carried by Kyle Schwarber, who went 2/5 with two homers and three RBIs.

With an overall record of 11-8, the Phillies are on a three-game winning streak as they take on the White Sox today. In the NL East, they are two games behind the Braves and are 2nd in the division standings.

Looking at their series record, the Phillies are 3-2-1 this season and have won their last two series. When favored to win, they are 9-6 this season compared to 2-2 as the underdog.

When the Phillies win, they tend to win big, with an average run differential of +2.5 runs per game. However, their overall run differential is -0.3 runs per game, and they are just 7-12 against the run line this season. They have been a better bet on the road, where they are 3-3 against the run line, compared to 4-9 at home. As the favorite, they are just 5-10 against the run line, but they are 2-2 as the underdog.

The Phillies have had a combined run average of 7.9 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 7-12. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, but when the line has been set at 7.5 runs, the over/under record is 0-4. Overall, 73.7% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs, and their games have averaged 7.9 runs per game. Their most recent game went over the total, with 13 runs scored against the Rockies.

Spencer Turnbull Gets The Start For The Phillies

Spencer Turnbull will be getting the start for the Phillies at home against the White Sox. He has been solid in his first two outings, picking up a win in his first start against the Reds and then going 6 innings without allowing a run vs. the Cardinals. He did struggle a bit in his last start, giving up 3 runs in 4 innings vs. the Pirates.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

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For the Phillies, we have Bryce Harper with the 2nd highest total hits projection on the team and the 23rd highest in the league today. Harper also has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and the 4th best odds in the league. Kyle Schwarber is our top projected home run hitter for the Phillies and 4th in the league in that category. Trea Turner is our highest projected hitter in terms of total hits for the Phillies and his odds to hit a home run are 2nd best on the team and 7th in the league.


White Sox vs Phillies Prediction


Our prediction for today’s White Sox and Phillies matchup is to take the White Sox on the money line, with the payout currently sitting at +150. We have the White Sox winning this one by a final score of 5-4.

Looking at today’s starters, Spencer Turnbull is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is the second-best among today’s starters. As for Garrett Crochet, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is 10th among starters.

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