White Sox vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, April 6, 2023

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White Sox vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, April 6, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Chicago White Sox (3-3) are -125 favorites to take Game 3 of th series from the San Francisco Giants (2-3) Thursday at 2:10 PM ET. The teams enter the matchup with the series record tied, and the underdog Giants are listed with +105 odds to win the rubber match and take the series victory.

Lance Lynn will get the ball for Chicago while San Francisco will counter with Alex Wood.

White Sox vs. Giants Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -125
  • Giants odds to win: +105
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, April 6, 2023
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Giants?

White Sox and Giants Betting Trends (2022)

The White Sox were the moneyline favorite 106 total times last season. They went 55-51 in those games.

When it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -125 or shorter last year, Chicago had a record of 44-40 (52.4%).

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

Last season, San Francisco won 13 of its 46 games, or 28.3%, when it was the underdog by at least +105 on the moneyline.

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

The White Sox are the 15th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.3 runs per game (26 total).

Chicago ranks 17th in MLB with six total home runs.

The White Sox have the third-best batting average in the majors (.288).

Chicago strikes out 8.5 times per game to rank 15th in MLB.

The pitching staff for the White Sox has a collective 10.9 K/9, the second-best in the majors.

Chicago has the 22nd-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (5.37).

Giants Stats & Insights (2022)

The Giants scored 716 runs (4.4 per game) last season, which ranked 11th in MLB.

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 (nine) 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

Lynn (0-0) pitches for the White Sox to make his second start this season.

Yoan Moncada leads Chicago in batting average (.440), home runs (two) and runs batted in (five) this season.

Luis Robert’s two home runs are most among Chicago batters. He’s driven in three runs this season while slugging .630.

Andrew Vaughn leads Chicago in runs batted in (five) this season. He has a .263 batting average and a .474 slugging percentage.

Andrew Benintendi has collected seven hits this season and has an OBP of .333. He’s slugging .320 on the year.

Giants Key Players to Watch (2022)

Wood gets the nod for the Giants and will make his first start of the season.

Wilmer Flores sent home 71 runs batted in a season ago.

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

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

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

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 6, White Sox 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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