Rays vs. White Sox Pick

MLB Predictions: Will the Rays end their losing streak vs. the White Sox?

Will the Chicago White Sox get their first home win, or the Tampa Bay Rays earn their first road win when the two meet today at 2:10PM ET?


(971) Tampa Bay Rays at (972) Chicago White Sox

Monday, April 9, 2018

Location: Guaranteed Rate Field – Chicago, Illinois

Weather: Partly Cloudy, 37 degrees, 10mps Winds

Time: 2:10PM ET


According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Tampa Bay is favored on the road today, as the Rays are being given odds of -135 to win this afternoon. The White Sox are getting a money line of +115 to win. The over/under total is currently listed at 8 runs.


The pitching matchup for today has Chris Archer on the mound for the Rays to face Miguel Gonzalez of the White Sox. Archer has yet to get a decision in two starts, allowing eight runs over 11 innings with 14 strikeouts and four walks. He has a 6.55 ERA. Gonzalez took a loss in his first start against Toronto, allowing six runs over five innings on eight hits with two walks and four strikeouts.

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The public is backing Tampa today. The Rays are currently getting 62 percent of the wagers for this game as the favorite against the White Sox.


Tampa Bay first baseman Brad Miller is on the injury report for today’s game. He suffered a groin injury and is now on the disabled list. Chicago has no new injuries to report.


The White Sox dropped all three games of a home series to the Tigers this weekend to fall to 3-5 on the season. Chicago put up 4.62 runs per game this season while allowing 5.88 per contest. Matt Davidson had four home runs and eight RBI to lead the Sox at the plate while Tim Anderson has three home runs and four RBI.

After winning its season opener over Boston, 6-4, the Rays have lost eight straight games to the Red Sox and Yankees. Tampa is averaging just 3 runs per game right now while allowing 5.44 per game. Denard Span has been leading the team at the plate with seven RBI while Miller has just one of the team’s four home runs with five RBI.

Archer has faced two pretty good lineups thus far and today he gets to go up against a Chicago team that has some pop, but nothing compared to Boston and New York. I think he settles in and is able to look more like his old self. Chicago doesn’t have very good pitching, so I think the Tampa hitters will also see a rise in performance today.




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