White Sox vs. Blue Jays MLB Prediction
The White Sox are coming off a rough weekend in Tampa, but will look to get right against a Blue Jays team that has scuffled of late. Will the White Sox win Game 1 versus the Jays on Monday night in Toronto?
905 Chicago White Sox (-115) at 906 Toronto Blue Jays (-105); o/u 8.5
7:07 p.m. ET, Monday, August 23, 2021
Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Chicago White Sox DFS SPIN
Danny Mendick singled twice on Sunday in the White Sox' shutout loss to the Rays. Filling in for All-Star shortstop Tim Anderson, Mendick notched a team-high two hits across four at-bats, but the White Sox failed to score against five different Rays pitchers at Tropicana Field. It's not what you want.
Toronto Blue Jays DFS Spin
Lourdes Gurriel went 3-for-5 with an RBI on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to lead the Blue Jays to a win over the Tigers in an 11-inning tractor pull. Gurriel lined a tie-breaking RBI single into right field against righty reliever Michael Fulmer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning. He also singled against lefty closer Gregory Soto in the 10th inning. The versatile 27-year-old is hitting .270/.304/.435 with 43 runs scored, 14 home runs, 53 RBI and one stolen base across 409 plate appearances this season.
White Sox vs. Blue Jays Betting Prediction
The White Sox are 9-4 in their last 13 games in Toronto and are 84-39 in their last 123 games as a favorite. They’re also 43-19 in their last 62 games as a road favorite, are 4-1 in their last five games versus a right-handed starter and are 7-0 in their last seven games during the first game of a series. On the other side, the Blue Jays are 1-4 in their last five games overall, are 1-5 in their last six games as an underdog and are 0-4 I their last four games during Game 1 of a series.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: CHICAGO WHITE SOX -115