Phillies vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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Phillies vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 19, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Philadelphia Phillies (7-11) visit the Chicago White Sox (7-11) Wednesday to close out a three-game series. The Phillies are favored (-115) to win the rubber match, which starts at 2:10 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field.

Taijuan Walker will get the ball for Philadelphia while Chicago will counter with Mike Clevinger.

Phillies vs. White Sox Odds

  • Phillies odds to win: -115
  • White Sox odds to win: -104
  • Spread: Phillies -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET

Who Will Win Phillies vs. White Sox?

Phillies and White Sox Betting Trends

The Phillies have gone 5-5 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -115 or shorter, Philadelphia has a 5-4 record (winning 55.6% of its games).

This season, the White Sox have won three out of the 10 games in which they’ve been the underdog.

This season, Chicago has won two of its nine games, or 22.2%, when it’s the underdog by at least -104 on the moneyline.

In the 18 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Phillies, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 10 times (10-8-0).

The White Sox’s games have gone over the total in 11 of their 18 chances.

Phillies Stats & Insights

The Phillies are the 15th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.6 runs per game (82 total).

Philadelphia ranks 23rd in baseball with 16 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.

The Phillies have a league-best .286 batting average.

Philadelphia’s batters strike out 9.7 times per game, the 29th-most in baseball.

The Phillies pitching staff is 11th in MLB with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Philadelphia has the 26th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (5.28).

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox have scored 81 runs (4.5 per game) this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.

Chicago ranks 17th in Major League Baseball with 18 home runs.

The White Sox have a team batting average of .254 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.

Chicago ranks 12th in strikeouts per game (8.4) among MLB offenses.

The White Sox average 10.3 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, second-most in the league.

Chicago has the 29th-ranked ERA (5.47) in the majors this season.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

Walker makes the start for the Phillies, his fourth of the season. He is 1-1 with a 4.20 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 15 2/3 innings pitched.

Alec Bohm leads Philadelphia in runs batted in with 16 while batting .343.

Brandon Marsh has 19 hits and an OBP of .414 to go with a slugging percentage of .698 this season.

Kyle Schwarber leads Philadelphia in home runs with four. He’s driven in nine runs and is slugging .448.

Trea Turner has collected 23 hits this season and has an OBP of .376. He’s slugging .382 on the year.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox will hand the ball to Clevinger (2-0) for his fourth start of the season.

Luis Robert leads the White Sox in home runs (five) and runs batted in (13).

Andrew Vaughn is hitting .258 with seven doubles and nine walks.

Andrew Benintendi has put up a team-high batting average of .290.

Jake Burger has hit five home runs to pace his team.

Phillies and White Sox Injuries

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: 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 vs. White Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: White Sox 6, Phillies 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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