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Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics 09/29/2020 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis

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Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics 09-29-2020 Previews Spread and Game Analysis

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics 09/29/2020 – The Chicago White Sox were keen on making it to the postseason right from the start. The White Sox played some incredible baseball this year as they topped the AL Central division for a long time. The competition was too tough and they were forced to settle in the second spot alongside Cleveland Indians. As for the Athletics, they stayed on top of the AL West right from the beginning. Oakland did well to get past Houston Astros and clinch the division title. This is all set to be an interesting and tight game the Online Sports Betting sites are up with its picks and predictions.

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics 09/29/2020

When: Tuesday, September 29, 3:00 PM ET
Where: Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California
TV: ESPN
Stream: SofaScore

Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox completed their regular season with a 35-25 record and they were just one game behind the Minnesota Twins in the top spot. They dominated the AL Central for a long time but dropped to the second after losing a couple of games. Chicago dropped their last game against the Cubs as they were forced to settle with a final score of 9-5. Lucas Giolito will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Giolito completed his regular season with a 4-3 record and an ERA of 3.48.

Players to watch: J. Abreu 1B (GP 60 AB 240 R 43 H 76 2B 15 3B 0 HR 19 RBI 60 TB 148 BB 18 SO 59 SB 0 AVG 0.317 OBP 0.37 SLG 0.617 OPS 0.987 WAR 0), E. Jimenez LF GP (55 AB 213 R 26 H 63 2B 14 3B 0 HR 14 RBI 41 TB 119 BB 12 SO 56 SB 0 AVG 0.296 OBP 0.332 SLG 0.559 OPS 0.891 WAR 0).

Oakland Athletics

Oakland Athletics are coming in strong with their dominance this year. They completed their regular season with an overall record of 36-24. The Athletics were way ahead of Houston in the second spot and they defeated some of the big teams. Oakland is looked upon as a major threat this season. The Athletics defeated the Mariners in their last game with a final score of 6-2. Chris Bassitt will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Bassitt completed his regular season with a 5-2 record and an ERA of 2.29.

Players to watch: M. Semien SS (GP 53 AB 211 R 28 H 47 2B 9 3B 1 HR 7 RBI 23 TB 79 BB 25 SO 50 SB 4 AVG 0.223 OBP 0.305 SLG 0.374 OPS 0.679 WAR 0), M. Olson 1B (GP 60 AB 210 R 28 H 41 2B 4 3B 1 HR 14 RBI 42 TB 89 BB 34 SO 77 SB 1 AVG 0.195 OBP 0.31 SLG 0.424 OPS 0.734 WAR 0).

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers

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Chicago White Sox

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games.
Chicago is 1-7 SU in their last 8 games.
Chi White Sox are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Oakland.
Chi White Sox are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Chicago is 0-8 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland.

Oakland Athletics

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland’s last 6 games against Chi White Sox.
Athletics are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Oakland is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox.

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks

Based on the odds and predictions of this game, The White Sox seem to hold the upper hand.  The mlb lines are predicting Chicago to win this game and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Chicago White Sox 5, Oakland Athletics 4.