Dodgers vs. White Sox Odds & Predictions 6/7/22

by | Jun 7, 2022 | mlb

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Tuesday June 7th, 08:10 ET
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field
TV: TBS
Money Line: Dodgers -130 / White Sox +108
Total Line: 8.5
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STARTING PITCHING

Los Angeles: Mitch White (1-1, 4.79)
Chicago: Jeffrey Springs (2-2, 1.88)

Dodgers Projected Lineup

Chris Taylor LF
Gavin Lux 2B
Justin Turner 3B
Mookie Betts RF
Cody Bellinger CF
Zach McKinstry SS
Will Smith C
Trea Turner SS
Freddie Freeman 1B
Mitch White P

White Sox Projected Lineup

Andrew Vaughn RF
Josh Harrison 2B
Yasmani Grandal 1B
Gavin Sheets 1B
Yoán Moncada 3B
Leury García CF
AJ Pollock LF
José Abreu 1B
Luis Robert CF
Michael Kopech P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Los Angeles Dodgers: 35-19-0 SU / OU 24-27-3 / Run Line W/L 31-23-0
Chicago White Sox: 25-27-0 SU / OU 24-26-2 / Run Line W/L 23-29-0

The Chicago White Sox host the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, June 7th at Guaranteed Rate Field. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 08:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-130), with an OU line set at 8.5.

Recent Form

The Dodgers will look to rebound from a close, 5-4 loss to the Mets. In the loss, Los Angeles’s pitchers gave up 5 runs on 8 hits. Offensively, they finished with just 4 runs on 9 hits. This defeat came despite being favored at -175.0. Through 53 games as the favorite, the team has found the win column at a rate of 64.0%. Dodgers and Mets played to an even match of the over-under line set at 9.0 runs. Even with the over-under draw, Los Angeles has an over-under record of just 24-27-3.

After their 5 most recent games, the Dodgers have gone just 2-3. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -3. Los Angeles’s offense is in the middle of a cold streak, as their offensive production has dipped to just 4.0 runs per game over their last 5 contests. So far, Los Angeles has won over half of their 17 series played, going 11-5-1.

The White Sox will look to add another win, as in their last game, they defeated the Rays by a score of 6-5. Chicago’s pitching staff gave up 9 hits, leading to 5 Rays runs. In the victory, the White Sox came up with 16 hits and 6 runs. Chicago picked up the win while being favored at -110.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 33 games, winning at a rate of 57.99%. The White Sox and Rays went over the run total line set at 7.0 runs. On the season, the team has an over-under record of just 24-26-2.

The White Sox come into today’s game looking to turn things around, as they are just 2-3 over their last 5 games. This recent slump is backed by a scoring margin of -10 over their last 5 games. Even with their recent struggles, the offense has been steady, averaging 3.6 runs per game. This is right in line with their season average of 3.65. On the season, Chicago has won more than half of their series, going 8-6-3.

Pitching Matchup

The Los Angeles Dodgers will send Mitch White to the mound with an overall record of 1-1. To date, White has an ERA of 4.79 while lasting an average of 2.52 innings per appearance. Across his previous outings, opponents are batting 0.221 against White. Home runs have been a concern for White as he is allowing 1.34 per 9 innings. White is in the bottom half of the league in strikeouts, averaging just 2.75 K’s per game. This includes a strikeout percentage of 25.0%. Leading into the game, he is averaging just 3.48 walks per contest.

Michael Kopech gets the start for the White Sox, with an overall record of 1-2. Through 9 appearances, Kopech has an ERA of just 2.2 while averaging 5.0 innings per appearance. Hits have been hard to come by against the right-hander, as his batting average allowed is just 0.149. Home runs have not been an issue for Kopech, as he’s giving up just 0.4 per 9. Up to this point, Kopech has a strikeout percentage of just 24.0% and a per-game average of 4.78. Command has been a problem for Kopech, as he is giving up 4.6 walks per outing.

Los Angeles vs Chicago History

Today’s matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox will be their first meeting of the season.

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Betting Trends

  • Dodgers are 4-0 in their last 4 road games.
  • Dodgers are 5-1 in their last 6 road games vs. a right-handed starter
  • White Sox are 6-1 in their last 7 interleague home games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • White Sox are 6-1 in their last 7 interleague home games.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox Prediction

Heading into this interleague matchup between Los Angeles and Chicago, the Dodgers are the slight favorite on the moneyline. Even though the White Sox have had their struggles on offense. With Michael Kopech on the mound, I expect Chicago to scratch out enough scoring to pull out the home win.

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