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As an MLB fan, you must be very excited as we approach the end of the season. And more so if you regularly place MLB bets. We have been keenly observing how various teams have been playing to prepare the MLB tip for the week, which you'll find below.
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The White Sox will play the final match of their three-game series against the Red Sox at the Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday at 2:10 pm EST.
The AL East looks likely to have three teams in the postseason this year. The Red Sox are currently second in the AL Wild Card standings with an 80 - 62 record. On the other hand, the White Sox have a ten-game lead in the AL Central as they match into the postseason.
The current status
The White Sox far ahead in AL Central
Although the White Sox suffered two consecutive losses in their most recent fixtures against the Athletics (5 - 1 & 3 - 1), they still have a commanding lead in the AL Central.
Looking at their last ten games, they have won five times. As for the totals, only two of their last ten games have ended over 9. Also, all of their wins and losses were by a margin of two or more runs.
Five wins in ten games for the Red Sox
The Red Sox have had quite a good season. However, in the last ten games, they've not been that consistent.
The team has managed to win five times in the last ten games. In addition, five of the previous ten games also ended over 9. Two of the five wins and four of the five losses were by a margin of two or more runs.
The White Sox vs. The Red Sox H2H
Since March 2019, the White Sox and the Red Sox have clashed 12 times, with the White Sox winning four times. Seven of the 12 games ended over 9. As for the difference in runs, two of the four wins by White Sox were by a margin of two or more runs. Also, four of the seven losses were by two or more runs.
Away Win + Under 9
The White Sox have been excellent this season. Although the Red Sox can't be considered to be at par with the White Sox, they're also reasonably good. If we look at how these teams have been performing when put against each other, the Red Sox have been superior, as far as the last 12 games (since 2019) are concerned - they've won eight times.
Chicago White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox
Fenway park | Red Sox : 11 vs. White Sox: 4 |MLB
Fenway park | Red Sox : 1 vs. White Sox: 5 |MLB
Fenway park | Red Sox : 2 vs. White Sox: 3 |MLB
Fenway Park | Red Sox: 7 vs. White Sox: 4 | MLB
Fenway Park | Red Sox: 7 vs. White Sox: 8 | MLB
The White Sox have won eight of the last 12 fixtures against the White Sox
Seven of the last 12 H2H fixtures between these teams have gone over 9
The last time these teams met (19/04/2021), the Red Sox won 11 - 4
Our Betting Tip for Today
The Red Sox are determined to win this fixture, considering the role it'll play in getting them to the postseason. In addition, they're returning to this fixture with high energy after thrashing the Tampa Rays in the last fixture of their three-match series. As for the White Sox, this game is not as important to them. Also, they've lost two consecutive fixtures. They've also lost four of their last six fixtures. Therefore, we'll tip the Red Sox for a win.
As for the totals, the Red Sox have averaged 1.3 runs at home every nine innings while on the road. On the other hand, the White Sox have averaged 1.30 home runs after every nine innings. Besides, the Red Sox have maintained an under on the road in six of the previous seven games against a team that has a winning record. Therefore we'll also tip the game to end under 9.
Our choice: Red Sox win
So why exactly did we tip the Red Sox for a win? Below are the two main reasons:
The Red Sox have won eight of their last 12 fixtures against the White Sox.
The Red Sox have maintained an under 9 (while on the road) in six of their last seven fixtures against a team that has a winning record.
After comparing several top sites offering odds for this game, we settled on BetMGM as the best site to use when betting on this game. The site provides odds of +125 for a Red Sox win and -110 for under 9. This becomes +330 if you decide to place a combo bet.