Chicago White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox: Best Odds and Preview for September 11, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | September 11, 2021, 12:47 am

The Chicago White Sox (81-60) take a four-game home win streak into a contest against the Boston Red Sox (80-63) on Saturday at 7:10 PM ET. The White Sox are favored (-190) to continue their streak at Guaranteed Rate Field against the underdog Red Sox (+160).

Chicago is projected to start Dylan Cease, while Boston has yet to name a starting pitcher.

Best Odds for Chicago White Sox vs Boston Red Sox

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox.

White Sox Insights

Betting Trends

  • The White Sox have been chosen as favorites in 107 games this year and have walked away with the win 69 times (64.5%) in those games.
  • Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 63 of their 141 opportunities.
  • The White Sox have scored 698 runs this season, which ranks sixth in MLB.
  • Chicago has been favored in seven of its past 10 games and won five of those matchups.
  • In their previous 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, the White Sox and their opponents are 3-6-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Cease (11-7 with a 3.87 ERA and 197 strikeouts in 148 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the White Sox, his 29th of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Sunday, the righty threw five innings against the Royals, allowing three earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • Cease’s team has compiled a 16-12 record in his 28 starts.
  • Cease has started 28 contests with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in 14 of them.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Yasmani Grandal 73 .227 .414 .519 19 54 49
Luis Robert 50 .333 .366 .520 7 23 68
José Abreu 134 .265 .345 .498 29 107 133
Eloy Jiménez 36 .268 .325 .486 8 30 37
Gavin Sheets 36 .225 .293 .486 8 22 25
BestOdds rating 9.4
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Red Sox Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Red Sox have compiled a 27-25 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 51.9% of those games).
  • Boston has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 143 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 64 of those games (64-76-3).
  • The Red Sox score the third-most runs in baseball (721 total, five per game).
  • Boston was the moneyline underdog in four of its last 10 games, and went 2-2 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups — all of which had a set run total — the Red Sox and their opponents combined to hit the over on the total five times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Kyle Schwarber 96 .266 .364 .557 29 61 93
Travis Shaw 14 .240 .321 .600 2 6 6
Rafael Devers 137 .276 .343 .541 33 103 142
Xander Bogaerts 125 .301 .367 .502 20 70 139
J.D. Martínez 131 .284 .340 .515 25 89 145

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