Dodgers vs White Sox Matchup

There are three MLB games on the schedule for Wednesday, and the Dodgers are the biggest favorite on the money line, as they are at -190 for their matchup vs. the White Sox. Chicago comes into the game with a money line odds of +159, and the over/under line is sitting at 8.5 runs.

First pitch for this one is set for 8:10 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, and the forecast is calling for scattered clouds and temperatures in the low 80s. LA will be looking to extend their three-game winning streak, while the White Sox are on a three-game skid. Erick Fedde is starting for the White Sox, and the Dodgers are going with Gavin Stone. Los Angeles is currently 1st in the NL West, while the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central.

Los Angeles vs. Chicago Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: Dodgers at White Sox
  • Where: Guaranteed Rate Field Chicago
  • Date: Wednesday, June 26th
  • Betting Odds LAD -190 | CHW +159 O/U 8.5

Dodgers vs White Sox Last Game Recap

It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Dodgers vs White Sox series. Los Angeles went into the matchup as -224 favorites and squeaked out a 4-3 win. Both teams scored one run in the first inning, and the White Sox could only muster two more runs in the 5th inning. As for the Dodgers, they scored the game's go-ahead run in the 6th, and both offenses went silent after that.

Chicago had a chance to win the game in the 9th, as they scored one run and had the tying run on third base with two outs. However, Evan Phillips got the final out for the Dodgers and picked up the save. Michael Petersen got the win out of the bullpen for Los Angeles as Bobby Miller only went two innings.

Offensively, the Dodgers were led by Shohei Ohtani, Freddie Freeman, and Gavin Lux, as they were the only three Dodgers hitters to have more than one hit. Ohtani and Lux each drove in a run. As for the White Sox, Andrew Benintendi hit the game's only home run and went 1/3 with two RBIs.

Dodgers Preview

Los Angeles has a 50-31 record and is on a three-game winning streak. They lead the NL West by 8.5 games over the Padres. The Dodgers have an overall series record of 16-10-1 and have won two straight series on the road.

Against the run line, the Dodgers are 41-40, with a 22-18 record on the road. Their average run margin is +1.4 runs per game, and their over/under record for the season is 40-41. The O/U record in games with an 8.5 run total is 21-15, and 25.9% of their games have had that total. The under is on a two-game streak for the Dodgers.

Right-hander Gavin Stone gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the White Sox on the road. Stone has made 14 starts this season and has a record of 8-2 with a 3.04 ERA. In his last outing, he picked up the win, going 5 1/3 innings and giving up two earned runs on four hits. Stone has been solid recently, as he has not given up more than three earned runs in any of his last four outings. Stone has a batting average allowed of .228 and has issued just 2.81 walks per nine innings.

Shohei Ohtani has been on a tear of late for the Dodgers, going 10/26 in his last seven games with five homers and 13 RBIs. For the season, he is batting .320 with 24 home runs and 60 RBIs. His 24 homers are 3rd in the league and the best mark on the Dodgers. Teoscar Hernandez is also having a strong season, with 18 homers and 54 RBIs, but he is batting just .254.

As a team, the Dodgers are 5th in the league in scoring at 5 runs per game. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5.1 runs per contest. Overall, they are 3rd in homers and have the league's top on-base percentage and OPS. The team is also 2nd in walks and have the league's 2nd best isolated power number.

White Sox Preview

The White Sox have struggled this season, especially in day games, on the road, and as underdogs. They have an overall series record of 4-19-2 and an average run margin of -2.1 runs per game. Against the run line, they are 36-45, and they have a 19-21 record at home. Straight up, they are 21-60 and have lost three games in a row.

When favored, the White Sox have covered the run line in all three games this season. Their games have gone over the total in 36 of 78 games, and the under is currently on a two-game streak. The O/U record for games with an 8.5 run total is 9-8.

Right-hander Erick Fedde gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces the Dodgers at home. He has made 16 starts this season and has a record of 5-2 with a 3.05 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, Fedde has a WHIP of 1.15 and opponents are batting .229 this season. Fedde's last outing came on June 21st, where he took the loss, giving up two earned runs in seven innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Fedde has allowed a homer in three straight outings.

As a team, the White Sox are averaging just 3 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. Not only are they struggling to score runs, but they are also near the bottom of the league in batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. For the season, they are batting just .219.

Andrew Vaughn and Paul DeJong are the team's top power hitters, but both players are batting in the low .230s for the season. DeJong's 14 homers are 11th in the league, and Vaughn is 2nd on the team with 9 homers. Over his last eight games, Gavin Sheets is batting .296, but he has yet to homer during this stretch.

Dodgers vs. White Sox Prediction: Over 8.5 Runs -106

Our predicted final score for this game is 5-4 in favor of the Dodgers, which would give us a good payout if you were to take them on the money line, as they are -190. However, we are actually recommending you take the over at 8.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we do have Gavin Stone finishing with more strikeouts than Erick Fedde, and if you're looking at a player prop bet, Stone is a good option. Our projections have Stone finishing with seven K's and Fedde with five.

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