The Chicago White Sox will head west to take on the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park. WGN is in line to showcase this AL matchup and the game is scheduled to get underway at 10:10 p.m. ET.
Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners Odds
Oddsmakers have listed Chicago (+130) as the underdog to Seattle (-140). Bettors can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at -110 for over 9.5 runs and -110 for under 9.5. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds sitting at -170 for the White Sox +1.5 runs and +150 for the Mariners -1.5.
The White Sox have gone 64-82 SU this year and are 69-75 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 7.2 units for bettors taking the moneyline, despite having lost 10.6 units ATS. The Mariners, on the other hand, are 60-87 SU and 73-73 ATS. The team’s lost 16.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 9.6 units ATS.
Seattle games have an over/under record of 80-55-11 in 2019. Chicago has an over/under record of 67-71-6.
Dylan Covey will get the start for Chicago. The right-handed Covey (1-8, 7.69 ERA) has racked up 39 strikeouts in 55 innings so far. He has yet to face the Mariners this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (1-0, 0.00 ERA and five strikeouts across eight and one-third innings).
The Mariners will put the ball in the left hand of Yusei Kikuchi (6-9, 5.24 ERA, 1.47 WHIP), who’s got 110 punchouts and 48 walks this season. Kikuchi is 0-0 with four strikeouts and a 7.20 ERA in one start against Chicago this year.
As a unit, Seattle’s pitchers have allowed 5.7 runs per game overall this year. The team’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.30, a WHIP of 1.43 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.0. The bullpen has a 5.09 ERA, 1.39 WHIP and 8.7 K/9.
The Seattle offense is putting up 4.8 runs per contest, including 4.2 per game over its last 10 games and 3.2 per game over its last five. The team has a slash-line of .174/.241/.389 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.
The Mariners’ offense has been led by outfielders Domingo Santana and Mallex Smith. Santana is hitting .256/.332/.449 with 21 home runs, 69 RBIs and 63 runs scored, and Smith’s line is .231/.304/.347 with six homers, 35 RBIs, 67 runs and 41 stolen bases.
In the visiting dugout, Chicago’s pitching staff allowed 5.2 runs per game and its starters own a 5.28 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 8.40 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.49, along with a K-per-9 of 8.28.
The White Sox offense has slashed .256/.313/.404 on its way to 4.3 runs scored per game in 2019, including 5.4 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).
Jose Abreu and Tim Anderson continue to lead Chicago’s hitters. Abreu is slashing .285/.332/.515 with 32 home runs, 115 RBIs and 74 runs scored, while Anderson (.333/.354/.509) is up to 16 homers, 52 RBIs, 72 runs and 16 stolen bases.
The White Sox have gained 11.7 units and are 29-19 ATS when facing a lefty starter this season. The over has hit in 24 of those games, compared to 22 that’ve gone under against left-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Mariners have lost 4.0 units and are 53-45 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has hit in 54 of those games, compared to 35 that went under.
White Sox at Mariners MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Mariners, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – OVER
- The under has cashed in three of Seattle’s last seven games.
- The White Sox have a total OPS of .716 this season and an OPS of .741 against left-handed pitchers. The Mariners’ OPS stands at .752 overall and .760 against lefties.
- Chicago has recorded 24.4 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 24.4 over its last five.
- The White Sox have hit 15 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.