Chicago White Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles Matchup

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The Baltimore Orioles will try to avoid losing their fourth straight game as they play host to the Chicago White Sox at Camden Yards. The game gets underway 7:05 p.m. ET and WGN will be televising this AL matchup.

Chicago White Sox at Baltimore Orioles Odds

Oddsmakers have listed Chicago (-115) as the favorite over Baltimore (+105). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at -105 for over 10.5 runs and -115 for under 10.5. You can also bet on the game’s runline with the most recent odds standing at White Sox -1.5 runs (+130) and Orioles +1.5 runs (-150).

The Orioles are just 8-15 straight up (SU) and 9-13 against the spread (ATS). The team’s gained 3.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 4.0 units ATS. Baltimore has a 3-4 ATS mark over its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven. The White Sox have gone 8-12 SU this year and are 8-11 against the spread. In total, the club has lost 0.7 units for gamblers taking the moneyline in this young season and 5.2 units ATS. Chicago’s covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the under has cashed in five of those seven.

Orioles games have a 15-7 over/under record so far in 2019. The White Sox have an over/under record of 12-7.

Manny Banuelos is getting the nod for the visiting White Sox. The left-handed Banuelos (1-0, 3.48 ERA) has racked up nine strikeouts in 10.1 innings so far. He has yet to face the Orioles this year and did not record a start against them in 2018, either.

The Orioles are putting the ball in the right hand of David Hess (1-3, 5.57 ERA), who has 15 strikeouts and five walks as well as a 1.19 WHIP. Hess only made one start against the White Sox in 2018 (0-0, 6.23 ERA and seven strikeouts across 4.1 innings).

Baltimore’s pitchers have allowed 6.5 runs per game overall this year as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 5.86, a WHIP of 1.47 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 6.7. The bullpen has a 6.55 ERA, 1.61 WHIP and 8.1 K/9.

Baltimore’s offense is putting up 4.5 runs per outing, including 4.5 per game over its last 10 games and 4.4 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .276/.330/.470 over its last five matchups and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.

The Orioles’ hitters have been led by right fielder Trey Mancini and second baseman Jonathan Villar. Mancini is hitting .341/.402/.637 with six home runs, 13 RBIs and 22 runs scored, while Villar is batting .274 with three homers, 10 RBIs, 16 runs and six stolen bases.

In the other dugout, Chicago’s pitching staff allowed 5.7 runs per game and its starters own a 5.80 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 8.88 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.04, along with a WHIP of 1.50.

The White Sox offense has slashed .246/.317/.412 on its way to 4.7 runs scored per game this season, including 4.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.0 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Chicago’s offensive production has been fueled by shortstop Tim Anderson and third baseman Yoan Moncada, who collectively have launched 10 home runs. Anderson is hitting .418/.443/.642 with four home runs, 13 RBIs, 14 runs and nine steals. Moncada (.317/.356/.610) is up to six homers, 18 RBIs and 17 runs scored.

The White Sox have lost 0.5 units and are 6-8 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in nine of those games, compared to five that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Orioles have lost 0.5 units and are 2-6 ATS when facing a lefty starter. The over’s hit in five of those games, compared to three that went under the total.

White Sox vs. Orioles Free MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Orioles, ATS Winner – Orioles, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The under has cashed in three of Baltimore’s last seven games.
  • The White Sox have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.
  • The White Sox have a team OPS of .729 this season and an OPS of .746 against right-handed pitchers. The Orioles’ OPS stands at .700 overall and .688 versus righties.
  • Chicago has recorded 20.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 23.0 over its last five.
  • The Orioles have lost five of their last six games SU.