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Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels Picks, Predictions, Odds

Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Analysis

The Chicago White Sox visit the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 for the second of a three-game series.

The White Sox are currently in third place in the American League Central standings with a 34-38 record. Away from Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago owns a 18-17 mark. Chicago sits 6.5 games behind the Minnesota Twins for the top spot in the division. The Angels start Tuesday’s play with a 36-40 record, good for third place in the American League West. The Astros lead Los Angeles by 11 games as the Angels own a solid 20-22 ledger at home.

Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Prediction

The Chicago White Sox are currently third in the AL Central standings, five and half games behind the Minnesota Twins for first place. Chicago went 1-3 SU in their most recent series against Baltimore and have lost six of their last 10 games. The offense struggled to get much going against the Orioles with just seven runs scored throughout the series. The bullpen did not play well either, allowing Baltimore 17 runs. This is nothing new for the White Sox as they have struggled all season, averaging 4.14 runs per game with a team ERA of 4.13. The shortstop Tim Anderson has been a key member for Chicago this season with a batting average of .339 (63-186), five home runs, and 19 RBIs.  

Los Angeles is currently third in the AL West standings, 11 and a half games behind the Houston Astros for first place. The Angels most recently went 1-2 SU in a three-game series with the Seattle Mariners and have gone 5-5 SU in their last 10 games. The offense could not get much going with just eight runs scored throughout the series against Seattle. The bullpen was a bit better, holding the Mariners to 10 runs throughout the series. This has been a common trend for the Angels as they are averaging 3.8 runs per game with a team ERA of 3.8 over their last 10 games. Center fielder Mike Trout has been solid for the Angels with a batting average of .291 (68-234), 22 home runs, and 45 RBIs.  

These two teams have met four times this season with each team winning twice. I like the total to go under in this matchup. Both bullpens have been pitching well over their last 10 games while the offensive production has been down for both teams. I would lean toward the Angels if I had to pick a side but will wait for a game or two to play out before playing the moneyline. Backing the under here as I expect a low scoring game. 

Score Prediction: White Sox 3, Angels 2
Best Bet: Under

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Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Odds

Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Resources

  • Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022
  • Matchup: AL Central vs. AL West
  • Venue: Angel Stadium of Anaheim
  • Location: Anaheim, California
  • Time-TV: 9:38 p.m. ET – MLBN

Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels – Current Form

Chicago captured its series against the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-1, but the White Sox fell to the Orioles on Sunday. Their worst game was on Thursday, when the Chicago White Sox failed to score a single run against the Baltimore Orioles in the first contest of a four-game series. Game three with the Toronto Blue Jays was Chicago’s worst in the last seven. They allowed a total of nine runs. Los Angeles has suffered two straight series losses, falling to the Royals and the Mariners. In the third contest against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Angels were in their best form in the last six games, not allowing Kansas City Royals score one single run. Their worst performance in the last six games was allowing 12 runs on Tuesday, in the second match of the series played against the Kansas City Royals.

Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels – Pitching Matchup

Chicago: Johnny Cueto (1-4, 3.19 ERA)

Chicago’s right-hander Johnny Cueto takes the mound for his seventh start of the season. Cueto looks to improve on a 1-4 record and 3.19 ERA in 48 innings, while striking out 40, walking 12 batters, and posting a 1.15 WHIP. The 36-year-old right-hander couldn’t lift the White Sox to a home win over the Baltimore Orioles on June 23, 2022. In his losing start, Cueto gave up three runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts and one walk. In his four starts on the road this season, Cueto is 1-1 with a 1.08 ERA, a 0.92 WHIP, six walks and 22 strikeouts over 25 innings of work.

Los Angeles: Chase Silseth (1-2, 4.96 ERA)

Chase Silseth takes the mound in the second game of a three-game series as he makes his fourth start of the season for the Angels in this contest. He comes in 1-2 with a 4.96 ERA, a 1.47 WHIP, seven walks and 11 strikeouts over 16.1 innings of work on the year. The 22-year-old right-hander couldn’t lift the Angels to win on the road over the Philadelphia Phillies on June 3, 2022. In his losing start, Silseth gave up four runs on four hits with one strikeout and one walk. Silseth owns a 0-1 home record this season in two starts at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In those outings, he has posted a 5.19 ERA, a 1.85 WHIP, four walks, and six strikeouts.

Chicago White Sox vs. Los Angeles Angels – Series History

The 2021 series was owned by Los Angeles, who produced a 5-2 mark in the regular season matchups. This season, Los Angeles has picked up three wins in five meetings.

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