White Sox vs Diamondbacks Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 26, 2022

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The Chicago White Sox (63-62) will host the Arizona Diamondbacks (56-67), Friday at 8:10 PM ET, in the opener of a three-game series. On the mound for the White Sox will be Johnny Cueto (6-5), opposed by the Diamondbacks’ Tommy Henry (2-2).

With the Diamondbacks (+154) visiting, the White Sox (-180) are a solid favorite on the moneyline. The game has an over/under of 8.5 runs.

White Sox vs. Diamondbacks Odds

Run Line

Chicago White Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

White Sox (-180)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -112, Under: -109)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, August 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field

White Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Leury García 10 Day Injury List Back
Yasmani Grandal 10 Day Injury List Leg
Tim Anderson 10 Day Injury List Hand
Aaron Bummer 15 Day Injury List Back
Michael Kopech 15 Day Injury List Knee
Danny Mendick 60 Day Injury List Knee
Kyle Crick 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jonathan Stiever 60 Day Injury List Back
Garrett Crochet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Eloy Jiménez Day-to-day Elbow

Diamondbacks Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Keynan Middleton 15 Day Injury List Ankle
Caleb Smith 15 Day Injury List Hand
Kyle Nelson 15 Day Injury List Back
Nick Ahmed 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Humberto Castellanos 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Tyler Gilbert 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Caleb Baragar Minors Elbow
Kristian Robinson Restricted List Personal

Last Time Out: White Sox and Diamondbacks

The White Sox lost 4-3 to the Orioles yesterday, with Jake Diekman (zero innings without giving up an earned run on two hits) on the line for the loss. Andrew Vaughn went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run and an RBI to lead the White Sox offensively in the defeat.

The Diamondbacks fell to the Royals 5-3 Friday. Christian Walker led the way offensively after going 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI in the defeat, while Noe Ramirez took the loss on the mound, throwing zero innings, giving up two earned runs on one hit.

Betting Trends

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the White Sox have been favored 79 times and won 42, or 53.2%, of those games. Chicago has a record of 9-5 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -180 on the moneyline. The White Sox have a 64.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. So far this season, Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 54 of their 125 games with a total. The White Sox are 57-68-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 123 .310 (6) .386 (7) .461 (39) 2.6% (89) 16.3% (42) 9.9% (43)
Andrew Vaughn 101 .294 (21) .344 (47) .463 (37) 3.3% (60) 15.7% (36) 5.6% (127)
Luis Robert 88 .300 (-) .336 (-) .451 (-) 3.2% (-) 18.3% (-) 4.5% (-)
Elvis Andrus 112 .237 (110) .299 (118) .369 (123) 1.9% (110) 16.5% (46) 7.5% (86)
A.J. Pollock 103 .236 (112) .285 (130) .356 (130) 1.8% (114) 19.3% (70) 6.2% (111)

Diamondbacks Betting Records and Team Stats

The Diamondbacks have been underdogs in 88 games this season and have come away with the win 36 times (40.9%) in those contests. Arizona has a win-loss record of 7-19 when favored by +154 or worse by sportsbooks this year. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Diamondbacks have a 39.4% chance of pulling out a win. Arizona and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 56 of their 123 opportunities. The Diamondbacks have an against the spread mark of 69-54-0 in 123 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Christian Walker 121 .225 (125) .321 (82) .479 (26) 6.0% (6) 18.7% (64) 11.6% (21)
Ketel Marte 108 .254 (78) .338 (56) .425 (72) 2.3% (96) 17.9% (57) 10.4% (38)
Daulton Varsho 115 .233 (116) .304 (113) .418 (76) 3.8% (46) 23.7% (105) 8.4% (75)
Josh Rojas 92 .288 (-) .363 (-) .418 (-) 1.9% (-) 18.1% (-) 10.7% (-)
Alek Thomas 90 .248 (-) .301 (-) .377 (-) 2.4% (-) 18.5% (-) 6.3% (-)

White Sox vs. Diamondbacks Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the White Sox to emerge victorious (-180 on the moneyline), while we project the total score will go over the total (8.5 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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