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Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians 09/21/2020 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
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Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians 09/21/2020 – Chicago White Sox will take the road to open a four-game series against the Cleveland Indians from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The White Sox managed to sustain at the top for a long time in the AL Central division. Chicago is holding a 34-19 record and they are one and a half-game ahead of the Minnesota Twins. Cleveland, on the other hand, managed to secure the third spot after dropping a couple of games. The Indians are holding a 29-24 record on the season while they trail Minnesota by four games. The sports spread betting websites are up with the odds and picks with a detailed game analysis for each team.
Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians 09/21/2020
Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox will need to win every game in order to clinch a division title. The team is ahead of Minnesota, but they are currently in a delicate spot. If the White Sox drops a couple of games the Twins will make use of the opportunity to get to the top. The last three-game series was a disaster for Chicago since they lost against Cincinnati Reds with a 1-2 record. Last night, Cincinnati smashed seven runs from the plate and restricted the White Sox to just three. Taking the mound in this opening game as their starter is Dan Dunning. The righty is holding a 2-0 record on the season with an ERA of 2.33.
Players to watch: J. Abreu 1B (GP 53 AB 215 R 39 H 72 2B 14 3B 0 HR 18 RBI 53 TB 140 BB 13 SO 49 SB 0 AVG 0.335 OBP 0.381 SLG 0.651 OPS 1.032 WAR 0), E. Jimenez LF (GP 51 AB 198 R 24 H 57 2B 12 3B 0 HR 13 RBI 39 TB 108 BB 12 SO 51 SB 0 AVG 0.288 OBP 0.327 SLG 0.545 OPS 0.872 WAR 0).
Cleveland Indians won their last four-game series against Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 record. Last night, the Indians smashed seven runs from the plate and restricted the Tigers to just four. Cleveland is way ahead of the Tigers in the fourth place, but they need to win as much as possible if they want to get past the Minnesota Twins. Jose Ramirez smashed four runs to power the Indians to victory. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco did his best for the team as he waved 11 hitters in seven-plus shutout innings. Aaron Civale will take the mound as their starter in this game. Civale is holding a 3-5 record with an ERA of 3.80.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP 53 AB 210 R 27 H 56 2B 12 3B 0 HR 8 RBI 26 TB 92 BB 19 SO 38 SB 5 AVG 0.267 OBP 0.336 SLG 0.438 OPS 0.774 WAR 0), C. Hernandez 2B (GP 52 AB 209 R 28 H 57 2B 18 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 14 TB 81 BB 19 SO 53 SB 0 AVG 0.273 OBP 0.336 SLG 0.388 OPS 0.724 WAR 0).
Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Chicago White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox’s last 8 games.
Indians are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games.
Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The top betting websites usa are clearly in favor of the White Sox to win this game and cover the spread. Back Chicago to do their best to remain at the top spot.
Score Prediction: Chicago White Sox 5, Cleveland Indians 3.