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Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners Picks, Predictions, Odds

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Analysis

The White Sox and Mariners meet up for the first of a three-game series on Monday, September 5th at T-Mobile Park in Seattle.

Chicago remains two games behind Cleveland in third place in the American League Central with a 67-67 overall record and 33-31 on the road. The Mariners rank second in the American League West standings with a record of 76-58 overall and 35-28 at home, which trails the division leading Astros by 10 games.

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Prediction

The White Sox send RHP Lance Lynn to the hill against Seattle’s 21st ranked scoring offense on Monday night (4.20 RSPG), who’s arguably having the worst campaign of his 11-year career sitting 4-5 with a 4.70 ERA in 15 starts this season (1.14 WHIP), despite posting an impressive 3-1 record and 2.45 ERA across the month of August (6 GS, 0.85 WHIP).

On the flip side, the Mariners send LHP Marco Gonzales to the mound against Chicago’s 19th ranked scoring offense tonight (4.25 RSPG), who’s posted solid numbers for Seattle this season sitting 10-12 with a 3.99 ERA across 26 starts (1.38 WHIP), despite surrendering five or more runs in four of his last nine outings (5-3, 5.33 ERA).

I’ll take the under here, as Lynn has tossed five innings or more and allowed two runs or less in four straight outings for the White Sox (1.82 ERA, 0.77 WHIP), and he’s 3-1 with a 2.31 ERA in six career appearances against Seattle (35 IP, 9 ER); setting the stage for a low-scoring battle against the Mariners and Gonzales, who’s 3-0 with a 2.60 ERA in his last three starts (17.1 IP, 5 ER), and he’s 2-0 with a 1.46 ERA in two career appearances against Chicago (0.89 WHIP).

Score Prediction: White Sox 3, Mariners 2
Best Bet: Under 7.5 (-110)

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Odds

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Resources

  • Date: Monday, September 5, 2022
  • Matchup: AL Central vs. AL West
  • Venue: T-Mobile Park
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Time-TV: 6:40 p.m. ET – MLB Network

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners – Current Form

The White Sox have played excellent recently, highlighted by Chicago posting back-to-back series victories over the Royals and Twins, resulting in a solid 4-2 record across that window. Seattle has also played solid recently, as the Mariners have posted three straight series victories over the Guardians, Tigers, and Guardians again, resulting in an impressive 9-1 ledger during that stretch.

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners – Pitching Matchup

Chicago: Lance Lynn (4-5, 4.70 ERA)

Lance Lynn will make his 16th start of the season for Chicago, who’s hoping to find some traction after posting a 4-5 record and 4.70 ERA thus far, while tallying a 1.14 WHIP, 13 walks, and 91 strikeouts across 84.1 innings of action. Lynn posted a win in his most recent start against Kansas City, as he surrendered one run on four hits during the White Sox’ 4-2 home loss on August 31st. Lynn is 0-3 with a 5.59 ERA in seven road starts this season, which includes seven walks to 37 strikeouts and a 1.38 WHIP over 37 innings of action.

Seattle: Marco Gonzales (10-12, 3.99 ERA)

Marco Gonzales takes the mound in the series opener for his 27th start of the season for the Mariners. He comes in 10-12 with a 3.99 ERA, a 1.38 WHIP, and 44 walks to 80 strikeouts over 146.2 innings of work on the year. Gonzales lifted Seattle to a road win over Detroit in his previous start on August 31st. In the contest, Gonzales tossed six innings and allowed three runs on seven hits and one walk in the 5-3 Mariners' victory. Pitching at home this season, Gonzales is 6-5 with a 3.46 ERA, a 1.21 WHIP, and 19 walks to 44 strikeouts over 78 innings of action.

Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners – Series History

The White Sox and Mariners split last year's season series 3-3. However this season, the White Sox gained a slight 2-1 edge in their first three-game set of the year against Seattle.

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