White Sox vs. Blue Jays MLB Prediction

White Sox vs. Blue Jays, 8/26/21 MLB Predictions & Betting Odds

After taking two of the first three games in their series versus the White Sox, will the Blue Jays win the four-game set when the two teams meet at 3:07 p.m. ET on Thursday afternoon?

Game Snapshot

965 Chicago White Sox (-102) at 966 Toronto Blue Jays (-106); o/u 8.5

3:07 p.m. ET, Thursday, August 26, 2021

Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Chicago White Sox DFS Notes

Carlos Rodon is expected to be activated from the injured list on Thursday to start against the Blue Jays, according to White Sox manager Tony La Russa. The left-hander has been sidelined since August 8 with shoulder fatigue, through this IL stint appears to have mostly been precautionary. Rodon has had no issue in his throwing program during the absence and will return to a stellar 2.38 ERA, 0.96 WHIP, and 106/30 K/BB ratio over 109 2/3 innings fo the season.

Toronto Blue Jays DFS Notes

Bo Bichette finished 0-for-4 as the Blue Jays' leadoff hitter Wednesday against the White Sox. Bichette is really struggling at the moment, and the switch to the leadoff spot hasn't gotten him going. He's hitting .217/.258/.277 with 20 strikeouts in 83 at-bats this month.

White Sox vs. Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

The White Sox are now 2-6 in their last eight road games, are 2-6 in their last eight games versus the American League East and are 17-37 in their last 54 games as an underdog. On the other side, the Blue Jays are 4-1 in their last five games during the fourth game of a series and are 6-2 in their last seven home games versus a team with a winning record.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: TORONTO BLUE JAYS -106

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