Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels 6/26/2023 – On Monday, Chicago White Sox hit the road to take on the Los Angeles Angels in a crucial four-game series. The White Sox, currently sitting at 33-45, come off a thrilling 5-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. As the White Sox gear up for their series against the Angels, they enter on a positive note after securing a walk-off win in the middle game of their series against the Red Sox. The Los Angeles Angels may have won last time out against the Rockies but will lose this game, as per the predictions from the MLB betting forum.
Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels 6/26/2023
|When:||Monday, June 26, 9:38 PM EDT|
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The Chicago White Sox, coming off a thrilling 5-4 walk-off victory against the Boston Red Sox, aim to continue their winning ways. However, they have struggled recently, losing four of their last six games. Currently sitting fourth in the American League Central, they trail the division-leading Minnesota Twins by six games.
Leading the offensive charge for the White Sox is left fielder Andrew Benintendi, who boasts an impressive .283 batting average and team-leading 78 hits. Benintendi’s consistent presence at the plate has propelled the team’s scoring efforts. Center fielder Luis Robert Jr. has been a force to be reckoned with, belting 19 home runs, while first baseman Andrew Vaughn has been driving in runs with a team-high 45 RBIs.
Dylan Cease is to start for Chicago.
On the mound for the White Sox will be right-hander Dylan Cease, who has displayed solid performances throughout the season. Cease holds a 3-3 record with a 4.22 ERA and an impressive 100 strikeouts. He will look to continue his dominant form and provide stability to the White Sox pitching rotation.
In terms of recent offensive production, the White Sox have been potent, scoring 10 runs in their last three games and at least four runs in six of their last 11 games. Their ability to generate runs has translated into victories, with seven wins in their last nine games when scoring four or more runs.
As the White Sox faces the Los Angeles Angels, they will encounter a team with different strengths. The Angels have excelled offensively, with Andrew Benintendi leading the charge with 78 hits and 19 RBIs. Luis Robert Jr. and Andrew Vaughn have combined for an impressive 145 hits and 87 RBIs, showcasing the Angels’ firepower.
Dylan Cease will have his work cut out for him as he faces the Angels, but his career numbers against them have been decent, with a 1-1 record, a 4.05 ERA, and 24 strikeouts. Cease’s ability to navigate the Angels’ potent lineup will determine the game’s outcome.
Players to watch: Luis Robert Jr. CF (GP 76, AB 286, R 51, H 77, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 42, TB 160, BB 16, SO 91, SB 4, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.559, OPS 0.885, WAR 3.2, Andrew Vaughn 1B (GP 77, AB 285, R 36, H 68, 2B 19, 3B 1, HR 12, RBI 45, TB 125, BB 26, SO 60, SB 0, AVG 0.239, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.439, OPS 0.758, WAR 0.4
Los Angeles Angels
The Los Angeles Angels, fresh off a jaw-dropping 25-1 rout of the Colorado Rockies, are firing on all cylinders. With an impressive record of 42-36, they are making their presence felt in the American League West, sitting just six games behind the division-leading Texas.
In their remarkable victory over the Rockies, the Angels showcased their explosive offense. They scored a staggering 13 runs in the third inning alone, an extraordinary feat. The team pounded out 28 hits, including five home runs, with nine players contributing at least one RBI. Their ability to generate runs in bunches makes them a formidable force.
Leading the charge for the Angels is the sensational Shohei Ohtani, who has been remarkable this season. Ohtani boasts a .294 batting average and leads the team in multiple categories. With 25 home runs, 60 RBIs, and 89 hits, he is a force to be reckoned with and a frontrunner for MVP honours. Ohtani’s incredible power and consistency at the plate make him the driving force behind the Angels’ offensive prowess.
Jaime Barria to start for Los Angeles.
Taking the mound for the Angels will be right-hander Jaime Barria, who has shown great promise this season. Barria holds a 2-2 record with a stellar 2.14 ERA and 40 strikeouts. His ability to stifle opposing hitters and keep the White Sox offense in check will be crucial to the Angels’ success.
In terms of recent offensive production, the Angels have been on fire, scoring a whopping 32 runs in their last three games and at least four runs in five of their last 10 games. This offensive surge has translated into victories, with the Angels winning nine of their last 11 games when scoring four or more runs.
Players to watch: Shohei Ohtani SP (GP 77, AB 300, R 52, H 89, 2B 15, 3B 4, HR 25, RBI 61, TB 187, BB 39, SO 74, SB 10, AVG 0.297, OBP 0.377, SLG 0.623, OPS 1.001, WAR 2.9, Mike Trout CF (GP 74, AB 278, R 50, H 71, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 41, TB 135, BB 42, SO 90, SB 1, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.365, SLG 0.486, OPS 0.85, WAR 2.5
Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Numbers
Chicago White Sox
Chi White Sox are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games against LA Angels.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox’s last 7 games.
Chi White Sox are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Chi White Sox are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Angels.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi White Sox’s last 15 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 6 games against an American League West Division opponent.
Los Angeles Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Angels’ last 6 games.
LA Angels are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Angels’ last 5 games against Chi White Sox.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Angels’ last 7 games at home.
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox.
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against an opponent in the American League.
Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks
In their previous encounter earlier this season, the Angels took two out of three games in the Windy City, showcasing their ability to compete against tough opponents. With both teams hungry for a win, expect an exhilarating battle as they square off once again. The Chicago White Sox have the upper hand in most areas and will take a win here, according to the best baseball betting systems.
Score Prediction: Sox 5, Angels 2.