Guardians vs White Sox Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 20, 2022

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The Cleveland Guardians (64-55) will host the Chicago White Sox (61-59), Saturday at 6:10 PM ET, with the White Sox on a three-game losing skid. Shane Bieber (8-6) is the starter for the Guardians, and Johnny Cueto (5-5) for the White Sox.

With the White Sox (+151) visiting, the Guardians (-180) are a solid favorite on the moneyline. The game has an over/under of 7.5 runs.

Guardians vs. White Sox Odds

Run Line

Cleveland Guardians (-1.5)

Moneyline

Guardians (-180)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -101, Under: -120)

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When, Where, at What Time is Guardians vs. White Sox

  • Game Day: Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:10 PM ET
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Stadium: Progressive Field

Guardians Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Anthony Gose 60 Day Injury List Tricep
Cody Morris 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

White Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Leury García 10 Day Injury List Back
Tim Anderson 10 Day Injury List Hand
Aaron Bummer 15 Day Injury List Back
Kyle Crick 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Danny Mendick 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jonathan Stiever 60 Day Injury List Back
Garrett Crochet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Robert Day-to-day Wrist

Last Time Out: Guardians and White Sox

Triston McKenzie (7.00 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 14 K) registered the win in the Guardians’ 5-2 victory over the White Sox yesterday. Jose Ramirez led the way offensively, going 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI. Reynaldo Lopez (1.00 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 K) took the loss for the White Sox.

Betting Trends

Guardians Betting Records and Team Stats

The Guardians have been favorites in 55 games this season and won 36 (65.5%) of those contests. Cleveland has a record of 7-3 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -180 on the moneyline. The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 64.3% chance of a victory for the Guardians. Games involving Cleveland have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 57 of 119 chances this season. The Guardians are 63-56-0 against the spread in their 119 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Ramírez 115 .283 (29) .355 (30) .542 (8) 4.6% (26) 10.1% (3) 9.5% (52)
Amed Rosario 113 .286 (27) .321 (85) .413 (82) 1.6% (120) 15.2% (30) 4.5% (141)
Steven Kwan 106 .301 (13) .374 (12) .397 (96) 0.7% (138) 9.4% (2) 9.6% (50)
Andrés Giménez 107 .312 (5) .378 (11) .500 (16) 3.6% (52) 20.7% (82) 5.6% (127)
Josh Naylor 88 .275 (-) .331 (-) .480 (-) 4.4% (-) 16.0% (-) 7.4% (-)

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have won in 20, or 44.4%, of the 45 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. Chicago has a mark of 1-6 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +151 or worse on the moneyline. The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 39.8% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 52 of their 120 opportunities. The White Sox have an against the spread mark of 55-65-0 in 120 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 118 .308 (7) .382 (9) .463 (37) 2.7% (88) 16.3% (42) 10.0% (45)
Andrew Vaughn 97 .292 (22) .341 (55) .456 (42) 3.2% (66) 16.1% (39) 5.4% (132)
Luis Robert 83 .301 (-) .336 (-) .454 (-) 3.4% (-) 18.4% (-) 4.2% (-)
Elvis Andrus 107 .237 (113) .300 (120) .374 (121) 2.1% (103) 16.4% (43) 7.7% (87)
A.J. Pollock 99 .240 (-) .290 (-) .367 (-) 1.9% (-) 19.5% (-) 6.5% (-)

Guardians vs. White Sox Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Guardians vs. White Sox sees the Guardians (-180 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we pick the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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