White Sox vs Guardians Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 21, 2022

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In the final game of a three-game series at Progressive Field, the Cleveland Guardians (64-56) take on the Chicago White Sox (62-59), Sunday at 12:05 PM ET. Dylan Cease (12-5) will start for the White Sox, and Aaron Civale (2-5) for the Guardians.

Even though the White Sox are playing on the road at the Guardians, they are currently favored on the moneyline at -125, compared to the home team at +106. The contest has an over/under set at 7.5.

White Sox vs. Guardians Odds

Run Line

Chicago White Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

White Sox (-125)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -113, Under: -108)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, August 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:05 PM ET
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Stadium: Progressive Field

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
Eloy Jiménez Day-to-day Knee
Andrew Vaughn Day-to-day Face

Guardians Injury Report

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

Last Time Out: White Sox and Guardians

These teams meet again after the White Sox defeated the Guardians 2-0 yesterday. Johnny Cueto earned the win for the White Sox (8.00 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 2 K), and Elvis Andrus led the way offensively (1-for-4). Shane Bieber (6.00 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 4 K) took the loss for the Guardians.

Betting Trends

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have entered the game as favorites 75 times this season and won 41, or 54.7%, of those games. Chicago is 33-26 this season when entering a game favored by -125 or more on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the White Sox, based on the moneyline, is 55.6%. Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 52 of their 121 games with a total this season. The White Sox are 56-65-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 119 .308 (7) .383 (8) .465 (37) 2.7% (88) 16.1% (39) 9.9% (46)
Andrew Vaughn 97 .292 (23) .341 (55) .456 (42) 3.2% (66) 16.1% (39) 5.4% (130)
Luis Robert 84 .302 (-) .338 (-) .453 (-) 3.4% (-) 18.4% (-) 4.5% (-)
Elvis Andrus 108 .238 (107) .299 (118) .373 (120) 2.0% (105) 16.2% (42) 7.6% (87)
A.J. Pollock 100 .238 (-) .287 (-) .362 (-) 1.9% (-) 19.3% (-) 6.4% (-)

Guardians Betting Records and Team Stats

The Guardians have been victorious in 28, or 43.8%, of the 64 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. This season, Cleveland has come away with a win 22 times in 50 chances when named as an underdog of at least +106 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Guardians have a 48.5% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Cleveland and their opponents have gone over in 57 of their 120 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Guardians are 63-57-0 against the spread in their 120 games that had a posted line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Ramírez 116 .281 (32) .352 (33) .537 (8) 4.6% (26) 10.2% (3) 9.4% (55)
Amed Rosario 114 .284 (28) .319 (86) .409 (85) 1.6% (119) 15.1% (30) 4.4% (139)
Steven Kwan 107 .301 (12) .373 (12) .396 (97) 0.7% (136) 9.3% (2) 9.6% (48)
Andrés Giménez 108 .309 (5) .374 (11) .494 (17) 3.5% (54) 20.7% (85) 5.6% (125)
Josh Naylor 89 .274 (-) .330 (-) .477 (-) 4.4% (-) 15.8% (-) 7.3% (-)

White Sox vs. Guardians Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Guardians will pick up the victory in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (+106). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (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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