Ryan McMahon leads the Colorado Rockies (47-75) into Saturday’s matchup with the Chicago White Sox (48-74) on a two-game homer streak. His Rockies are underdogs for the contest, however, with oddsmakers naming the White Sox as -160 moneyline favorites. The game starts at 8:10 PM ET from Coors Field, live on SportsNet RM.
Jesse Scholtens takes the mound for Chicago while Kyle Freeland is Colorado’s starter for the contest.
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White Sox and Rockies Betting Trends
The White Sox have an 18-17 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 51.4% of those games).
Chicago has a 5-2 record (winning 71.4% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -160 or shorter.
The Rockies have been underdogs in 107 games this season and won 42 (39.3%) of those contests.
Colorado has a record of 27-54, a 33.3% win rate, when it’s set as an underdog of +134 or more by sportsbooks this season.
The White Sox have played in 121 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 54 times (54-62-5).
The Rockies and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 53 of their 122 opportunities.
White Sox Stats & Insights
The White Sox are the fifth-lowest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.1 runs per game (499 total).
Chicago is 21st in MLB with 132 total home runs.
The White Sox are 25th in the majors with a .236 batting average.
Chicago’s 8.8 strikeouts per game rank 18th in MLB.
The White Sox pitching staff is third in MLB with a collective 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings.
Chicago has the 25th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.67).
Rockies Stats & Insights
The Rockies have scored the 20th-most runs in the league this season with 531 (4.4 per game).
Colorado’s 124 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.
The Rockies have a team batting average of .249 this season, which ranks 17th among MLB teams.
Colorado is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 28th with an average of 9.4 strikeouts per game.
The Rockies strike out just 7.1 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, worst in MLB.
Colorado has pitched to a 5.49 ERA this season, which ranks 29th in baseball.
White Sox Key Players to Watch
Scholtens gets the start for the White Sox, his sixth of the season. He is 1-5 with a 3.20 ERA and 40 strikeouts through 56 1/3 innings pitched.
Luis Robert is batting .270 with 32 home runs and 66 RBI. All three of those stats are tops among Chicago hitters this season.
Andrew Vaughn has 106 hits and an OBP of .317 to go with a slugging percentage of .425 this season.
Andrew Benintendi has 115 hits this season and a slash line of .269/.335/.350.
Elvis Andrus has 66 hits and an OBP of .298 to go with a slugging percentage of .335 this season.
Rockies Key Players to Watch
The Rockies will send Freeland (4-13) to the mound for his 24th start this season.
McMahon paces the Rockies in home runs (21) and runs batted in (65).
Ezequiel Tovar’s .264 batting average paces his team.
Jurickson Profar has 25 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 43 walks while batting .241.
Elias Diaz is hitting .264 to lead his team.
White Sox and Rockies Injuries
White Sox: Seby Zavala: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Liam Hendriks: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Romy Gonzalez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Eloy Jiménez: day-to-day (Groin)
Rockies: Kris Bryant: 10 Day IL (Finger), Matt Carasiti: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chase Anderson: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), German Márquez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Feltner: 60 Day IL (Skull), Antonio Senzatela: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow)