White Sox vs. Indians Prediction
Will the Cleveland Indians roll to another win over the Chicago White Sox when these two wrap up their series today at 1:10PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
1:10PM ET – Progressive Field
TV: STO (Cle); NSCH (Chi)
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Indians are heavily favored at home, as they are getting odds of -300 to win. Chicago is listed with a money line of +265 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 9 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 78 percent of the wagers going on Cleveland at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
White Sox getting lit up
The White Sox lost their third straight and for the fifth time in six games with a 7-3 loss on Tuesday night. The Sox have given up at least five runs in four of the six games. Chicago is 16-36 overall and 8-18 on the road. The Sox are averaging 4.02 runs per game this season while allowing 5.43 per contest.
Reynaldo Lopez gets the start for the White Sox on Wednesday. Lopez is 1-3 through four starts with a 2.93 ERA and 1.16 WHIP. He has struggled to get much run support this year. Over 61.1 innings, Lopez has 26 walks with 42 strikeouts.
Indians keep rolling
With Tuesday’s 7-3 victory, the Indians have won four straight games. They have scored a combined 34 runs over the four wins. Cleveland is now 28-25 overall and 17-11 at home. Cleveland is scoring 4.92 runs per game this season while allowing 4.56 per contest.
Corey Kluber is on the mound for the Indians on Wednesday afternoon. He is 7-2 through his first 11 starts, winning seven of his last eight decisions. Kluber has a 2.17 ERA with a 0.86 WHIP. He has pitched 78.2 innings this year and has 78 strikeouts with 10 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The White Sox have lost 26 of their last 36 games against a right-handed starter. They also are just 1-7 in their last eight against division opponents.
The Indians have won 43 of Kluber’s last 60 starts and 57 of his last 85 starts at home. Cleveland has also won 50 of their last 71 home games.
Like the first two games in this series, the Indians should be able to handle this game with ease. They have been able to hammer the Chicago pitching while keeping the White Sox hitters at bay. I don’t see Kluber struggling against this Chicago team at home, so the Indians won’t need many runs to win by two runs or more.
The Pick: Cleveland Indians -1.5 (-150)