Chicago White Sox vs Seattle Mariners Matchup

The White Sox and Mariners are set to face off in an AL matchup at 9:40 PM ET at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA. Chicago is currently on a four-game losing streak and is 17-52 overall, which places them 5th in the AL Central. The Mariners are 1st in the AL West with a record of 40-30.

RSNW will be televising Thursday's matchup, and they have the Mariners as heavy favorites, with their money line odds sitting at -171 compared to the White Sox at +143. The over/under line is currently at 6.5 runs, and tonight's pitching matchup is Garrett Crochet for the White Sox and Luis Castillo for the Mariners.

Chicago vs. Seattle Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: White Sox at Mariners
  • Where: T-Mobile Park Seattle
  • Date: Thursday, June 13th
  • Betting Odds SEA -171 | CHW +143 O/U 6.5

White Sox vs Mariners Last Game Recap

It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Mariners vs White Sox series. Seattle went into the matchup as -260 favorites and squeaked out a 2-1 win. Both teams scored one run in the first inning, and the White Sox could only muster one more run in the 9th inning. As for the Mariners, they scored the game's go-ahead run in the 7th, and both offenses went silent after that.

Seattle's offense was led by Luke Raley and Dominic Canzone, as they were the only two Mariners hitters to have more than one hit. Raley also homered in the game. As for the White Sox, Luis Robert Jr. hit the game's only other home run and went 1/1 at the plate.

Bryce Miller pitched well for the Mariners in this one, going seven innings and striking out eight without giving up a run. He picked up a win in the game, while Trent Thornton closed things out. Jonathan Cannon had a good outing for the White Sox, giving up just one earned run across seven innings of work.

White Sox Preview

Chicago has struggled this season, especially on the road where they are 5-29. They are currently on a four-game losing streak and have a 17-52 overall record. Against AL Central teams, they have a 5-19 record. As underdogs, the White Sox are 14-52, and their overall series record is 4-15-2.

On the run line, the White Sox are 13-21 on the road and 27-39 as underdogs. Their games have averaged 8.3 runs, but the under has hit in two straight. Today's O/U line is 6.5, and their season O/U record is 33-33.

Left-hander Garrett Crochet gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces the Mariners on the road. He has made 14 starts this season and has a record of 6-5 with a 3.33 ERA. Crochet's WHIP for the season is .93, and opponents are batting .184 off him this year. In his 14 starts, Crochet has turned in eight quality starts and is averaging 12.25 strikeouts per nine innings. Crochet's last outing came against the Red Sox, where he picked up the win, going six innings and giving up one earned run on three hits. He finished with 10 strikeouts in that outing.

Paul DeJong and Gavin Sheets come into the game tied for the team lead in RBIs, as they both have 28 for the season. DeJong is also the team's leader in home runs, with 13, which is 8th in the league. Sheets and Andrew Vaughn are tied for 2nd on the team with seven homers. Over his last 10 games, DeJong is batting .278 with five homers, while Vaughn has gone 13/36 in his last nine games.

As a team, the White Sox are the worst hitting team in the league, with a batting average of just .217. They also have the worst on-base percentage and OPS in the league. Overall, they are averaging only 3.1 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. This is true both at home and on the road.

Mariners Preview

Seattle has a 40-30 record and is leading the AL West by 6.5 games over the Rangers. The Mariners have won four in a row and are 7-3 in their last ten games. In divisional matchups, they have a 14-5 record this season.

As the favorite, Seattle is 25-17 straight up and 18-24 against the run line. Their games have averaged 7.6 runs, and they have played to the under in 27 of 40 games this season. The Mariners have a six-game home winning streak and a 24-11 record at home this year.

Seattle is sending Luis Castillo to the mound today vs. the White Sox, and he will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Royals. In that start, he took the loss, giving up five earned runs in five innings of work. Looking back at his last three outings, Castillo has finished with a no-decision, a win, and a loss. His ERA for the season is 3.35, along with a record of 5-7. Opponents have hit .233 off Castillo this year, and he has made nine quality starts. Per nine innings, he is averaging 9.18 strikeouts and 2.48 walks.

Heading into today's game, the Mariners are 26th in the league in runs scored, averaging just 3.9 runs per game. They have been even worse at home, averaging only 3.7 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .222 and are also the league's worst team in terms of striking out. However, they do have the 8th most home runs in the league.

Cal Raleigh and Luke Raley have been two of the Mariners' top power threats this season, as both have seven homers. Raleigh's 42 RBIs are 10th in the league, and Raley comes into the game on a three-game hitting streak. Julio Rodriguez has also been a solid run producer for the Mariners, as he has 25 RBIs to go along with a team-high five homers.

White Sox vs. Mariners Prediction: Over 6.5 Runs -110

Our predicted final score for this White Sox vs. Mariners matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Mariners. With the money line payout for a Mariners win being -171, we see a lot more value in taking the over, as the line is sitting at 6.5 runs.

If this game does go over, we have the Mariners winning 5-4. As for the starting pitchers, we have Luis Castillo finishing with seven strikeouts compared to Garrett Crochet with five.

Looking at the lineups, the Mariners are projected to finish with eight hits compared to the White Sox with eight. However, the Mariners are projected to finish with more home runs, and you could look to pair a Mariners win with a Luis Castillo strikeout prop.

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