White Sox vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 5, 2023

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White Sox vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 5, 2023

MLB Predictions

Following a big two-homer game last time out, David Villar leads the San Francisco Giants (2-2) into action as +114 underdogs against the Chicago White Sox (2-3). First pitch from Guaranteed Rate Field at 2:10 PM ET on Wednesday, live on NBCS-CHI.

Chicago’s Dylan Cease and San Francisco’s Logan Webb have been named the starters for this contest.

White Sox vs. Giants Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -134
  • Giants odds to win: +114
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2023
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Giants?

White Sox and Giants Betting Trends (2022)

The White Sox went 55-51 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 51.9% of those games).

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.

Last season, San Francisco won 10 of its 39 games, or 25.6%, when it was the underdog by at least +114 on the moneyline.

The White Sox combined with their opponents to hit the over on the total 72 times last season for a 72-78-10 record against the over/under.

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 total home runs last season.

The White Sox’s .256 batting average was fourth-best in MLB.

Chicago’s hitters struck out 7.8 times per game, the seventh-lowest average in the majors.

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

Chicago’s 3.96 team ERA ranked 16th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Giants Stats & Insights (2022)

The Giants scored the 11th-most runs in the league last season with 716 (4.4 per game).

San Francisco’s 183 home runs ranked 12th in Major League Baseball.

The Giants had a team batting average of .234 last season, which ranked 22nd among MLB teams.

San Francisco ranked 26th in strikeouts per game (9.0) among MLB offenses.

The Giants averaged the 16th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.6) in the big leagues last season.

San Francisco had the 15th-ranked ERA (3.89) in the majors last season.

White Sox Key Players to Watch (2022)

Cease (0-0) makes the start for the White Sox, his second of the season.

Elvis Andrus finished with a .249 batting average last season and 17 home runs.

Andrew Vaughn batted .271 last season with a team-high 17 home runs and 76 RBI.

Andrew Benintendi hit .302 last season with five home runs and 51 RBI.

Luis Robert hit .284 with an OBP of .321, and a slugging percentage of .426.

Giants Key Players to Watch (2022)

Webb will take to the mound for the Giants, his second start of the 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 had 31 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 61 walks while batting .214.

White Sox and Giants Injuries

White Sox: Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Strained hamstring), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 15 Day IL (Forearm)

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

White Sox vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Giants 5, White Sox 2
  • Total Prediction: Under 7.5 runs
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