White Sox vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, April 3, 2023

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White Sox vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, April 3, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Chicago White Sox (2-2), led by the red-hot Yoan Moncada and his two-game homer streak, are -134 favorites to pick up a win over the San Francisco Giants (1-2) Monday at 3:10 PM ET, live from Guaranteed Rate Field and broadcast on NBCS-CHI.

Michael Kopech gets the starting nod for Chicago while Anthony DeSclafani is San Francisco’s starter for the contest.

White Sox vs. Giants Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -134
  • Giants odds to win: +113
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, April 3, 2023
  • Time: 3:10 PM ET

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Giants?

White Sox and Giants Betting Trends (2022)

The White Sox won 55 of the 106 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (51.9%).

Chicago had a record of 41-37 in games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -134 or shorter last year (52.6%).

The Giants won 18, or 30.5%, of the 59 games they played as underdogs last season.

San Francisco had a record of 10-29, a 25.6% win rate, when it was set as the underdog by +113 or more by sportsbooks last season.

The White Sox played in 160 games with a set over/under, and combined with their opponents to go over the total 72 times (72-78-10).

The Giants and their opponents hit the over in 78 of their 162 games with a total last season.

White Sox Stats & Insights (2022)

Last season the White Sox were the 19th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.2 runs per game (686 total).

Chicago ranked 22nd in MLB with 149 home runs last season. It averaged 0.9 per game.

The White Sox had the fourth-best batting average in the majors (.256).

The team struck out 7.8 times per game, the seventh-fewest mark in MLB.

The pitching staff for the White Sox had a collective 9.0 K/9 last season, which ranked eighth in MLB.

Chicago had the 16th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (3.96).

Giants Stats & Insights (2022)

The Giants ranked 11th in the majors with 716 total runs scored last season.

San Francisco hit 183 homers last season, which ranked 12th in the majors.

The Giants’ .234 batting average ranked 22nd in the majors last season.

San Francisco was one of the least disciplined teams at the plate last season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.0 strikeouts per game.

The Giants struck out 8.6 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 16th in MLB.

San Francisco pitchers had a combined ERA of 3.89 last year, which ranked 15th in MLB.

White Sox Key Players to Watch (2022)

Kopech starts for the first time this season for the White Sox.

Elvis Andrus slugged 17 homers last season while driving in 58 runs.

Andrew Vaughn slugged 17 homers and finished with 76 RBI.

Andrew Benintendi finished last season with a .302 batting average while adding five home runs and 51 RBI.

Luis Robert collected 108 hits, posted an OBP of .321 and a .426 SLG.

Giants Key Players to Watch (2022)

The Giants will send DeSclafani to the mound for his first start this season.

Wilmer Flores drove in 71 runs last season while batting .229.

Thairo Estrada hit .260 a season ago with 127 hits.

Joc Pederson hit 23 home runs while slugging .521 last season.

Mike Yastrzemski hit .214 with 31 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 61 walks.

White Sox and Giants Injuries

White Sox: Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Matt Foster: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow)

Giants: Mitch Haniger: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Joey Bart: 10 Day IL (Back), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm)

White Sox vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: White Sox 6, Giants 2
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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