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The Chicago White Sox will commence their season versus their AL Central foe, the Cleveland Indians, at Progressive Field. The matchup is going to be televised nationally on ESPN and the game gets underway 4:10 p.m. ET.

Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians Odds

Oddsmakers have listed Chicago (+160) as the underdog to Cleveland (-170). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at +100 for over 7.5 runs and -120 for under 7.5. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds sitting at -135 for the White Sox +1.5 runs and +115 for the Indians -1.5.

Ivan Nova will get the start for the visiting White Sox. The right-handed Nova started 29 games last year while finishing the season 9-9 overall with a 4.19 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP.

The Indians have tabbed righty Mike Clevinger as their starter. Clevinger struck out 207 hitters across 200 innings last year with only 67 walks. Clevinger finished the season 13-8 overall with a 3.02 ERA and a 1.16 WHIP. He recorded three starts against Chicago a year ago and registered a 3-0 record with a 1.27 ERA and 28 strikeouts.

The White Sox have lost 2.0 units and are 0-2 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in one of those games, compared to one that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Indians have netted 0.0 units and are 0-2 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.

White Sox vs. Indians MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Indians, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • The Indians went 14-5 SU against the White Sox last season.
  • The Indians’ bullpen recorded a 3.94 ERA against the White Sox last year.