Blue Jays vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 26, 2023

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Blue Jays vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 26, 2023

MLB Predictions

Following a two-homer game last time out, Danny Jansen leads the Toronto Blue Jays (15-9) into action as -188 favorites against the Chicago White Sox (7-17). First pitch from Rogers Centre at 1:07 PM ET on Wednesday, live on MLB Network.

Toronto’s Yusei Kikuchi and Chicago’s Michael Kopech have been named the starters for this contest.

Blue Jays vs. White Sox Odds

  • Blue Jays odds to win: -188
  • White Sox odds to win: +158
  • Spread: Blue Jays -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
  • Time: 1:07 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Blue Jays vs. White Sox?

Blue Jays and White Sox Betting Trends

The Blue Jays have put together a 10-5 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 66.7% of those games).

Toronto has a 5-1 record (winning 83.3% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -188 or shorter.

This season, the White Sox have won three out of the 16 games, or 18.8%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

This season, Chicago has been at least a +158 underdog on the moneyline three times, losing each of those contests.

In the 24 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Blue Jays, they have combined with opponents to go over the total nine times (9-13-2).

The White Sox’s games have gone over the total in 12 of their 24 chances.

Blue Jays Stats & Insights

The Blue Jays rank 13th in runs scored with 112, 4.7 per game.

Toronto is 11th in MLB action with 28 total home runs.

The Blue Jays have the seventh-best batting average in the league (.258).

Toronto strikes out eight times per game to rank sixth in the majors.

The nine strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Blue Jays pitching staff ranks 13th in MLB.

Toronto has the 14th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.18).

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox rank 22nd in the majors with 96 total runs scored this season.

Chicago ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball with 23 home runs.

The White Sox rank 21st in MLB with a .232 team batting average.

Chicago ranks 14th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 Ks per contest.

The White Sox have a 10 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, first-best in baseball.

Chicago pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.54 ERA this year, which ranks 29th in MLB.

Blue Jays Key Players to Watch

The Blue Jays will send Kikuchi (3-0) to the mound for his fifth start of the season. He is 3-0 with a 3.80 ERA and 20 strikeouts through 21 1/3 innings pitched.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads Toronto with five home runs this season. He’s batting .330 with 13 RBI.

Matt Chapman leads Toronto in home runs with five, runs batted in with 18 and a batting average of .360.

Bo Bichette has collected 33 base hits, an OBP of .361 and a slugging percentage of .490 this season.

George Springer is batting .219 with an OBP of .279 and a slugging percentage of .323 this season.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox’s Kopech (0-2) will make his fifth start of the season.

Andrew Vaughn has put up a team-high 16 runs batted in.

Andrew Benintendi is batting .294 to lead his team.

Luis Robert has a team-best five home runs.

Yasmani Grandal has seven doubles, two home runs and eight walks while batting .257.

Blue Jays and White Sox Injuries

Blue Jays: Adam Cimber: 15 Day IL (Rhomboid), Mitchell White: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Chad Green: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Hyun-Jin Ryu: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Chris Bassitt: day-to-day (Back), Santiago Espinal: day-to-day (Wrist/hand)

White Sox: Hanser Alberto: 10 Day IL (Quadricep), Tim Anderson: 10 Day IL (Knee), Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Yasmani Grandal: day-to-day (Back)

Blue Jays vs. White Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Blue Jays 5, White Sox 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs
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