White Sox vs Athletics Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Thursday, September 8

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A series opener between the Chicago White Sox (69-68) and Oakland Athletics (46-87) is on deck Thursday at 9:40 PM ET, at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Dylan Cease (13-6) will start for the White Sox, and JP Sears (5-1) for the Athletics.

The White Sox are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-194) on the road at the Athletics (+162). The contest has a total set at 7.

White Sox vs. Athletics Odds

Run Line

Chicago White Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

White Sox (-194)

Total

7 Runs (Over: -115, Under: -105)

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

  • Game Day: Thursday, September 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Oakland, California
  • Stadium: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

White Sox Injury Report

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

Athletics Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Skye Bolt 10 Day Injury List Knee
Adam Oller 15 Day Injury List Ribs
Zach Jackson 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Brent Honeywell Jr. 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Dany Jimenez 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Daulton Jefferies 60 Day Injury List Arm
Deolis Guerra 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Paul Blackburn 60 Day Injury List Finger

Last Time Out: White Sox and Athletics

The White Sox were vicotrious 9-6 over the Mariners yesterday in their last game. Eloy Jimenez went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBI to lead them offensively while Aaron Bummer was picked up the victory after throwing one inning, giving up one earned run on two hits while striking out two.

The Athletics fell to the Braves 7-3 yesterday. Seth Brown went 1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI in the defeat, while Ken Waldichuk took the loss on the mound, pitching five innings, giving up three earned runs on three hits while striking out two.

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White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the White Sox have won 46 out of the 87 games, or 52.9%, in which they’ve been favored. Chicago has a record of 8-5, a 61.5% win rate, when favored by -194 or more by oddsmakers this season. The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 66% chance of a victory for the White Sox. Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 59 of their 137 games with a total this season. The White Sox are 62-75-0 ATS in their 137 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 135 .309 (6) .382 (8) .452 (45) 2.4% (94) 16.6% (44) 9.6% (48)
Andrew Vaughn 112 .283 (27) .334 (62) .449 (50) 3.2% (66) 16.3% (41) 5.5% (126)
Elvis Andrus 124 .248 (81) .306 (112) .393 (103) 2.4% (94) 15.9% (35) 7.3% (91)
Luis Robert 92 .295 (-) .331 (-) .444 (-) 3.1% (-) 18.5% (-) 4.4% (-)
A.J. Pollock 115 .240 (106) .290 (125) .383 (112) 2.5% (89) 19.2% (68) 6.4% (105)

Athletics Betting Records and Team Stats

The Athletics have come away with 44 wins in the 119 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This year, Oakland has won 17 of 49 games when listed as at least +162 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Athletics have a 38.2% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Oakland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 60 of their 137 opportunities. The Athletics are 66-71-0 against the spread in their 137 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Sean Murphy 125 .252 (77) .333 (63) .442 (55) 3.5% (52) 20.0% (77) 8.9% (64)
Seth Brown 126 .227 (123) .291 (123) .440 (56) 4.6% (26) 26.3% (124) 7.7% (81)
Tony Kemp 124 .227 (123) .300 (115) .309 (139) 0.9% (134) 12.9% (17) 8.4% (73)
Ramón Laureano 87 .221 (-) .298 (-) .388 (-) 3.4% (-) 26.7% (-) 7.1% (-)
Chad Pinder 93 .233 (-) .261 (-) .388 (-) 3.3% (-) 30.9% (-) 3.6% (-)

White Sox vs. Athletics Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the White Sox to earn the win (-194 on the moneyline), while we predict the scoring will go over the total (7 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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