White Sox vs. Indians | 2021-08-01 | 6:10 PM EST

MLB Betting Tips · 01/08/2021 - 6:10 pm · Guaranteed Rate Field (Chicago)

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Home Win 1
Best Odd
68.9%
-222
Draw X
Best Odd
0%
N/A
Away Win 2
Best Odd
35.7%
+180

This week we will focus on a match between two teams that have been performing almost at par in the recent past - the White Sox vs. the Indians, which is set to go down on August 1 at the Guaranteed Rate Field (Chicago), home to the Chicago White Sox. The White Sox are at position seven with a winning percentage (Pct) of 0.583, while the Indians are at position 15 with a winning percentage (Pct) of 0.505.

The current status

The White Sox going into this match from a previous loss

The White Sox have been one of the best teams this season. They have a fantastic record of 60 wins from 103 matches. Looking at White Sox's last ten games, it has managed to win just four matches, which doesn’t quite reflect the team’s quality this season.

All four games have been by a margin of 2 or more runs. The White Sox also tend to lose with two or more runs in cases where they lose. They have lost four of their ten most recent games by a margin of 3 or more runs.

The Indians aiming to reclaim back their winning form

The Indians have been one of the most unpredictable teams this season. They manage to outdo some of the best teams at their best, as seen recently when they beat the Tampa Ray 3 - 2. At their worst, it’s the complete opposite. They are at position 15 in the MLB rankings, having won 50 of their 99 matches. They have got a winning percentage (Pct) of 0.505. These stats clearly show that they’ll walk into this clash with equal chances of winning.

The White Sox vs. The Indians H2H

These teams have met 11 times (in the MLB) in 2021, with the White Sox managing to emerge, winners five times. The total runs have been 8+ in four of those matches. In nine matches, either team has won or lost by a margin of 2 or more runs.

Tip:
Home Win | Under 8.5 | -1.5
Best Odd
+420
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$1000
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Statistical highlights

These two teams show balance when facing each other. The White Sox, who have home advantage, lost 5 - 0 and 3 - 2 to the Kansas City Royals in the last two fixtures. For the Indians, they won 7 - 2 and lost 2 - 4 to the Cardinals.

Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland Indians
02/06/2021
Progressive Field (Cleveland) | The Indians: 6 vs. The White Sox: 5 |MLB
01/06/2021
Progressive Field (Cleveland) | The Indians: 3 vs. The White Sox: 1 |MLB
31/05/2021
Progressive Field (Cleveland) | The Indians: 6 vs. The White Sox: 8 |MLB
02/05/2021
Guaranteed Rate Field | The White Sox: 0 vs. The Indians: 5 | MLB
01/05/2021
Guaranteed Rate Field | The White Sox: 7 vs The Indians: 3 | MLB
Highlight #1
The White Sox have won four of their last ten matches
Highlight #2
The Indians have lost two of their last four away fixtures
Highlight #3
The White Sox have won two of their last three fixtures by a margin of 2 or more runs

Our Betting Tip for Today

For this clash, it’s almost impossible to say with certainty which team will win. However, looking at White Sox’s last ten fixtures, eight have ended with under 8.5 runs. For the Indians, four out of ten of their most recent games have been under 8.5 runs. Considering the home advantage that the White Sox has, we tip it to win.

Our choice: the White Sox to win with a margin of +1.5 runs

Both teams will come aiming to win this clash. Although the White Sox rank better, there’s no sure underdog here, and both teams have shown almost the same consistency and they rank fairly in the MLB. So this will be a very fierce clash.

However, the White Sox has the home advantage. Looking at all these stats, we tip the White Sox to win. To add a little bit more twist to the bet, you can add under 8.5 runs. We realized that BetMGM offers great odds for this match; A win for the White Sox has -222, total under 8.5 has -115 and spread (-1.5) has -110.

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