Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs 08/07/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs 08/07/2021 – This is an inter-league battle featuring both MLB teams from Chicago. The Chicago White Sox are going to be hosted by the Chicago Cubs for their second consecutive encounter in two days. This match will happen on August 7, Saturday and it will be at the Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. MARQ holds the television broadcast rights and will start the live broadcast at 2:20 p.m. Eastern Time. MLB.TV subscribers can enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Chicago White Sox won their first match and it is seen in sports betting that they will be the safer pick again as compared to the Chicago Cubs.
Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs 08/07/2021
Chicago White Sox
The Chicago White Sox are the leading team in the American League Central and own a 10-game cushion above the Cleveland Indians. This team is now the third-best team in the AL and is behind the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros. The White Sox were stable, having an even record for the past ten games and they managed to avoid a losing streak with a win over the Chicago Cubs last game, 8-6. Brian Goodwin and Cesar Hernandez each had 2 RBIs. Lance Lyn was the main pitcher for the game doing six innings and managed to throw eight strikeouts.
Players to watch: Tim Anderson SS (GP 93, AB 393, R 66, H 116, 2B 22, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 41, TB 170, BB 18, SO 91, SB 16, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.327, SLG 0.433, OPS 0.759, WAR 3.2), Jose Abreu 1B (GP 103, AB 380, R 55, H 94, 2B 17, 3B 2, HR 20, RBI 82, TB 175, BB 39, SO 102, SB 1, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.334, SLG 0.461, OPS 0.795, WAR 1.4).
The Chicago Cubs find themselves owning a 52-59 record and have lost eight of their last ten games. They come into this matchup losing back-to-back against the Colorado Rockies and Chicago White Sox. This team has only won once in the past five games and is now at the bottom half of the National League standings. Andrew Romine tried to carry the team, doing 3 RBIs while Frank Schwindel had 2. Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings for the Cubs and tallied seven strikeouts, three walks, two earned runs and seven hits. The game was decided in the extra-inning, when the White Sox outscored the Cubs, 4-2.
Players to watch: Willson Contreras C (GP 99, AB 331, R 47, H 77, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 17, RBI 40, TB 142, BB 43, SO 108, SB 4, AVG 0.233, OBP 0.34, SLG 0.429, OPS 0.769, WAR 3.4), Ian Happ CF (GP 98, AB 285, R 33, H 51, 2B 10, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 28, TB 94, BB 43, SO 97, SB 1, AVG 0.179, OBP 0.293, SLG 0.33, OPS 0.623, WAR -0.1).
Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers
Chicago White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi White Sox’s last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs’ last 6 games.
Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks
The Chicago White Sox took them the extra inning to defeat the Chicago Cubs but don’t expect them to let their opponents get this close again in this next match. White Sox are still the best bet to win in the online sportsbook over the Cubs.
Prediction: 6-3, White Sox wins.