White Sox vs. Phillies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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White Sox vs. Phillies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 18, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Philadelphia Phillies (6-10) and Brandon Marsh, coming off a four-hit game, are underdogs (+110) on the moneyline and will look to upset the Chicago White Sox (6-10) on Tuesday at 4:10 PM ET on NBCS-CHI.

Lance Lynn will get the ball for Chicago while Philadelphia will counter with Zack Wheeler.

White Sox vs. Phillies Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -130
  • Phillies odds to win: +110
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Time: 4:10 PM ET

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Phillies?

White Sox and Phillies Betting Trends

The White Sox are 3-4 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 42.9% of those games).

In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -130 or shorter, Chicago has gone 2-3 (40%).

The Phillies have been underdogs in seven games this season and won two (28.6%) of those contests.

Philadelphia has a record of 2-3 when it’s set as an underdog of +110 or more by sportsbooks this season.

The White Sox have played in 16 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-4-2).

The Phillies and their opponents have hit the over in nine of their 16 games with a total this season.

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox are the 18th-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.6 runs per game (74 total).

Chicago ranks 18th in MLB play with 17 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.

The White Sox’s .261 batting average is eighth-best in MLB.

Chicago strikes out 8.4 times per game to rank eighth in MLB.

The 10.0 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the White Sox pitching staff ranks second in MLB.

Chicago has the 28th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (5.72).

Phillies Stats & Insights

The Phillies have scored the 15th-most runs in the league this season with 75 (4.7 per game).

Philadelphia ranks 24th in Major League Baseball with 15 home runs.

The Phillies rank first in the majors with a .293 team batting average.

Philadelphia ranks 20th in strikeouts per game (9.3) among MLB offenses.

The Phillies strike out 9.1 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 11th in MLB.

Philadelphia pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.48 ERA this year, which ranks 27th in MLB.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox are sending Lynn (0-1) out to make his fourth start of the season. He is 0-1 with a 7.31 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings pitched.

Luis Robert leads Chicago in home runs with five and runs batted in with 11.

Andrew Vaughn is batting .273 with an OBP of .394 and a slugging percentage of .400 this season.

Andrew Benintendi has collected 16 base hits, an OBP of .323 and a slugging percentage of .328 this season.

Jake Burger has seven hits and an OBP of .391 to go with a slugging percentage of 1.050 this season.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

The Phillies’ Wheeler (0-1) will make his fourth start of the season.

Alec Bohm leads the Phillies with 14 runs batted in.

Marsh has five doubles, three triples, two home runs and five walks while batting .378.

Trea Turner is batting .338 with two doubles, two triples and eight walks.

Kyle Schwarber has shown his power as he paces his team with four home runs.

White Sox and Phillies Injuries

White Sox: Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Tim Anderson: 10 Day IL (Knee), Hanser Alberto: 10 Day IL (Quadricep), Joe Kelly: 15 Day IL (Groin), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)

Phillies: Darick Hall: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Bryce Harper: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Nick Nelson: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Cristopher Sanchez: 15 Day IL (Left tricep), Noah Song: 15 Day IL (Back), Ranger Suárez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Rafael Marchan: 60 Day IL (Hand), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)

White Sox vs. Phillies Prediction

  • Score Prediction: White Sox 8, Phillies 7
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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