White Sox vs. Cubs MLB Prediction

White Sox vs. Cubs, 8/8/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The White Sox will look to sweep their cross-town rivals on Sunday night when they visit the Cubs for the finale of a three-game set. What’s the best bet when it comes to this ESPN Sunday Night Baseball matchup at 7:09 p.m. ET?

Game Snapshot

979 Chicago White Sox (-185) at 980 Chicago Cubs (+165); o/u 10.5

7:09 p.m. ET, Sunday, August 8, 2021

Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL

Chicago White Sox DFS SPIN

White Sox manager Tony LaRussa told reporters that Luis Robert (hip) is expected to return next week for the White Sox. “The thought of having all three of them, I mean, it’s exciting,” La Russa said. “It’s going to be a fun outfield to put together." There was some talk that Robert could return from his hip injury over the weekend against the Cubs, but that was shot down on Thursday. The outfielder has missed all but a month of the season with his hip injury, but he has the potential to help in several categories upon his return.

Chicago Cubs DFS Spin

David Bote went 2-for-4 on Saturday in a loss to the White Sox. Bote was the only hitter in the lineup for the Cubs who had multiple hits. The 28-year-old hit his ninth double of the season in the game. Even with the two hits, Bote is slashing an ugly .209/.282/.353 on the season.

White Sox vs. Cubs Betting Prediction

The under is now 17-8-4 in the last 29 meetings between these two teams at Wrigley Field, is 9-4-3 in the White Sox’ last 16 games overall and has cashed in four of the Cubs’ last five interleague games. The under is also 7-3-1 in the White Sox’ last 11 games coming off a win, is 3-1-2 in their last six games against the NL Central and is 9-3-3 in their last 15 interleague road games. On the other side, the under is 4-1 in the Cubs’ last five interleague home games and is 4-1 in their last five interleague home games when facing a team with a winning record.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: WHITE SOX/CUBS UNDER 10.5

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