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Chicago White Sox vs Pittsburgh Pirates 06/23/2021 MLB Baseball, Tips and Forecast
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Chicago White Sox vs Pittsburgh Pirates 06/23/2021 – The dominating White Sox remains at the top of the AL Central Division play with a neat 43-30 record on the season. Chicago White Sox is ahead of Cleveland Indians and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Pittsburgh Pirates are sitting at the bottom of the NL Central Division play with a weak 26-45 record. However, the Pirates managed to defeat the White Sox in their series opener. The field is set and the baseball betting predictions 2021 are up and running as these teams conclude their short two-game series.
Chicago White Sox vs Pittsburgh Pirates 06/23/2021
Chicago White Sox
The Chicago White Sox are coming off an unexpected defeat against the Pirates in their last game. Chicago gave up six runs and scored just three from the plate. The White Sox were unable to do much from their pitching end. Dylan Cease will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Cease is holding a 5-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.09 and 89 Ks in total. Chicago is three and a half games ahead of Cleveland Indians and they are way ahead of the Royals and Tigers in their division.
Players to watch: J. Abreu 1B (GP 67, AB 248, R 32, H 61, 2B 12, 3B 1, HR 12, RBI 53, TB 111, BB 24, SO 68, SB 1, AVG 0.246, OBP 0.322, SLG 0.448, OPS 0.769, WAR 0.7), T. Anderson SS (GP 58, AB 240, R 40, H 71, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 25, TB 101, BB 14, SO 60, SB 13, AVG 0.296, OBP 0.336, SLG 0.421, OPS 0.757, WAR 1.7).
The Pirates seem to be making up for their loss, but they have a long way to go against opponents. Pittsburgh defeated the Indians in their last series with a final record of 2-1. Phillip Evans and Kevin Newman went two for four from the plate. Chase De Jong will take the hill as their starter in this game. De Jong will make his second career appearance against Chicago. The talented pitcher is 0-1 with an ERA of 4.26.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 69, AB 273, R 40, H 88, 2B 23, 3B 3, HR 2, RBI 25, TB 123, BB 25, SO 33, SB 4, AVG 0.322, OBP 0.388, SLG 0.451, OPS 0.839, WAR 2.1), B. Reynolds LF (GP 68, AB 244, R 41, H 73, 2B 20, 3B 0, HR 12, RBI 36, TB 129, BB 35, SO 58, SB 1, AVG 0.299, OBP 0.394, SLG 0.529, OPS 0.922, WAR 3).
Chicago White Sox vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
Chicago White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games.
Chicago White Sox vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The White Sox will strike back in this game and take advantage of Pittsburgh’s starting pitcher. Chicago is stronger and they will do their best to stay ahead of the Indians. The top baseball bookmaker has predicted Chicago to win.
Score Prediction: White Sox 5, Pirates 2.