Guardians vs White Sox Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Friday, August 19

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At Progressive Field on Friday, the Cleveland Guardians (63-55) meet the Chicago White Sox (61-58), fellow members of the AL Central, at 7:10 PM ET. On the mound for the Guardians will be Triston McKenzie (8-9), opposed by the White Sox’s Lance Lynn (3-5).

The Guardians are moderate favorites on the moneyline (-136) at home over the White Sox (+116). The over/under for the Guardians-White Sox game is 7.5.

Guardians vs. White Sox Odds

Run Line

Cleveland Guardians (-1.5)

Moneyline

Guardians (-136)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -104, Under: -116)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, August 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 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
Joe Kelly Day-to-day Illness

Last Time Out: Guardians and White Sox

The Guardians were vicotrious 8-4 over the Tigers Friday in their most recent game. Oscar Gonzalez finished 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI to lead them offensively while Bryan Shaw was picked up the victory after throwing zero innings without giving up a hit or an earned run.

The White Sox lost to the Astros yesterday, with Lucas Giolito registering the loss while pitching three innings, giving up seven earned runs on eight hits while striking out five. Yoan Moncada went 1-for-3 with a home run and three RBI to lead the White Sox’s offense.

Betting Trends

Guardians Betting Records and Team Stats

The Guardians have been favorites in 54 games this season and won 35 (64.8%) of those contests. Cleveland has entered 38 games this season favored by -136 or more and is 28-10 in those contests. The Guardians have a 57.6% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Cleveland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 57 of their 118 opportunities. The Guardians have an ATS record of 62-56-0 in 118 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Ramírez 114 .281 (32) .352 (35) .534 (10) 4.5% (27) 10.2% (3) 9.3% (57)
Amed Rosario 112 .284 (28) .320 (88) .412 (84) 1.6% (119) 15.2% (29) 4.5% (140)
Steven Kwan 105 .303 (11) .376 (11) .395 (100) 0.7% (138) 9.1% (2) 9.8% (48)
Andrés Giménez 106 .310 (6) .376 (11) .500 (16) 3.6% (52) 20.6% (81) 5.7% (123)
Josh Naylor 87 .273 (-) .326 (-) .480 (-) 4.5% (-) 16.2% (-) 7.2% (-)

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have come away with 20 wins in the 44 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This season, Chicago has been victorious nine times in 24 chances when named as an underdog of at least +116 or longer on the moneyline. The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 46.3% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Contests with Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 52 of 119 chances this season. The White Sox have an against the spread mark of 55-64-0 in 119 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 117 .306 (7) .381 (9) .463 (37) 2.8% (84) 16.2% (41) 10.1% (44)
Andrew Vaughn 96 .294 (19) .342 (52) .460 (40) 3.2% (65) 15.7% (37) 5.4% (131)
Luis Robert 83 .301 (-) .336 (-) .454 (-) 3.4% (-) 18.4% (-) 4.2% (-)
Elvis Andrus 106 .240 (107) .303 (117) .379 (117) 2.1% (102) 16.1% (40) 7.8% (86)
A.J. Pollock 98 .240 (-) .290 (-) .368 (-) 1.9% (-) 19.2% (-) 6.6% (-)

Guardians vs. White Sox Picks and Predictions

Our pick for Guardians vs. White Sox is the Guardians (-136 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

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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