A's vs. White Sox MLB Prediction
The first-place White Sox open a new series on Monday night against a team in the A’s that has had their number in previous meetings. Will Oakland take the series opener tonight at 8:10 p.m. ET?
969 Oakland A’s (-115) at 970 Chicago White Sox (-105); o/u 9
8:10 p.m. ET, Monday, August 16, 2021
Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, IL
Oakland A’s DFS Notes
Matt Chapman went 3-for-4 with a home run and two runs scored against the Rangers on Sunday. Chapman had a big day at the plate on Sunday against the Rangers, collecting three hits, including his 17th home run of the season. He scored the first run of the game for Oakland with a solo shot off of Kolby Allard in the second inning. Chapman added base hits in the fifth and seventh innings. The 28-year-old third baseman has been hot at the plate, going 10-for-26 over his last eight games.
Chicago White Sox DFS Notes
Andrew Vaughn went 1-for-4 with a home run against the Yankees on Sunday. Vaughn put the first run on the board for the White Sox with a solo homer off of Nestor Cortes in the sixth inning. It was the 14th home run of the season for the 23-year-old. He's one of the most productive rookies this season, slashing .263/.333/.459 with the 14 homers and 38 RBI over 369 plate appearances.
A’s vs. White Sox MLB Betting Prediction
The A’s are 7-3 in their last 10 games at Guaranteed Rate Field and are 17-5 in their last 22 games versus the White Sox overall. The A’s are also 8-2 in their last 10 games overall, are 8-3 in their last 11 road games and are 4-1 in their last five games as a road favorite. On the other side, the White Sox have dropped four of their last five games, are 18-38 in their last 56 games as an underdog and are 3-7 in their last 10 games versus American League West opponents.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: OAKLAND A’S -115