A's vs. White Sox MLB Prediction
The White Sox will look to complete a sweep of the visiting A’s on Thursday when Cole Irvin opposes Dylan Cease in the pitching matchup at 2:10 p.m. ET. Given the pitching matchup, what’s the best bet when it comes to this series finale?
915 Oakland A’s (+147) at 916 Chicago White Sox (-177); o/u 9
2:10 p.m. ET, Thursday, August 19, 2021
Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, IL
Oakland A’s DFS SPIN
Starling Marte went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a steal against the White Sox on Wednesday. Marte got on base with a single in the first inning, then stole second base for his 34th steal of the season. He's up to 12 steals over just 18 games since joining the A's. Marte later drove in one of Oakland's two runs with a sacrifice fly in the seventh. The 32-year-old outfielder is hitting .319/.403/.461 with nine homers and the 34 steals across 359 plate appearances.
Chicago White Sox DFS Spin
Luis Robert went 3-for-4 with two RBI against the A's on Wednesday. Robert has come back from the injured list on a tear, adding three hits on Wednesday to make it 12-for-28 since his return. He knocked a base hit in the fourth inning to drive in a run and give Chicago the lead. Robert added another run in the sixth with an RBI-single to score Yoan Moncada from second. The 24-year-old outfielder is hitting .341/.379/.520 with three homers and five steals over 132 plate appearances.
A’s vs. White Sox Betting Prediction
The under is 7-2-1 in the last 10 meetings between these two teams and is 5-0-1 in the last six meetings in Chicago. The under is also 6-1-1 in the A’s last eight games versus American League Central opponents and is 3-0-1 in their last four road games versus an opponent with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 3-0-1 in the White Sox’ last four games overall, is 3-0-1 in their last four games versus opponents from the American League West and is 25-10 in their last 35 games as a left-handed starter.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: A’S/WHITE SOX UNDER 9