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White Sox Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 9/1/2021

The Chicago White Sox (77-56) are looking for Yoan Moncada to extend a 15-game hitting streak when they match up against the Pittsburgh Pirates (48-84) on Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET at Guaranteed Rate Field. Chicago (-335 to win) has Carlos Rodon set to start, while Pittsburgh (+260) will counter with Mitch Keller.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 1, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

White Sox vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Rodón (CHW) Pitcher Keller (PIT)
10 – 5 W/L 4 – 10
114.2 IP 72.0
2.43 ERA 6.75
0.960 WHIP 1.790
12.8 K/9 8.5
2.4 BB/9 4.6

White Sox Probable Starter Carlos Rodón

  • Rodon (10-5) takes the mound first for the White Sox in his 21st start of the season. He has a 2.43 ERA in 114 2/3 innings pitched, with 163 strikeouts.
  • In his last time out on Thursday, the lefty threw five innings against the Blue Jays, giving up two earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • The opposing Pirates offense has a collective .233 batting average, and is 25th in the league with 1013 total hits and last in MLB play with 472 runs scored. They have the worst slugging percentage (.360) and rank last in home runs (101) in all of MLB.
  • The White Sox have been favored on the moneyline in 16 of Rodon’s starts this season, and they went 11-5 in those games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 1, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Rodón

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Ben Gamel 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Pirates Probable Starter Mitch Keller

  • The Pirates’ Keller (4-10) will make his 18th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up seven earned runs in 5 1/3 innings pitched on Thursday in his last outing, a matchup with the Cardinals.
  • The White Sox have scored 668 runs this season, which ranks fifth in MLB. They have 1108 hits, sixth in baseball, with 161 home runs (16th in the league).
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Pittsburgh has a record of 6-10 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 1, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Keller

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Cesar Hernández 5 .400 2 0 3 .500 .900
Brian Goodwin 1 1.000 1 1 2 1.000 5.000

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox average 5.1 runs per game at home compared to 4.9 per contest on the road.
  • The White Sox have the No. 5 offense in MLB action scoring five runs per game (668 total runs).
  • The White Sox have won 64.4% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (65-36).
  • Chicago has played as a moneyline favorite of -335 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.
  • Chicago has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 131 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 59 of those games (59-64-8).
  • Chicago went 4-1 across the five games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.

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Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have scored the fewest runs in the league this season with just 472 (3.6 per game).
  • They’ve scored 3.2 runs per game this season on the road while averaging four at home.
  • The Pirates have won 43, or 35.2%, of the 122 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Pittsburgh has played as an underdog of +260 or more twice this season and lost both games.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 61 of their 132 opportunities.
  • In eight games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Pittsburgh has a record of 4-4.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu has put up a team-high 28 home runs and 102 runs batted in.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Abreu’s 28 HR rank 16th, and his 102 RBI rank first.
  • Abreu has hit safely in seven games in a row. During that streak he is hitting .448 with three doubles, three home runs, two walks and 10 RBIs.
  • Tim Anderson is hitting .302 with 26 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 18 walks.
  • Anderson ranks 11th in hits (140), and 10th in AVG (.302) among the qualifying hitters in MLB.

White Sox Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 472 .265 73 28 102 .344 .846
Tim Anderson 463 .302 82 14 53 .329 .787
Yoán Moncada 428 .264 60 11 54 .374 .774
César Hernández 376 .231 60 18 47 .307 .738
Andrew Vaughn 375 .248 54 15 44 .323 .747
Leury García 317 .246 46 3 43 .325 .666
Brian Goodwin 203 .227 31 8 26 .319 .723
Yasmani Grandal 195 .210 46 18 49 .403 .911
Luis Robert 167 .335 27 6 21 .374 .913
Danny Mendick 152 .217 13 2 20 .306 .595

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in home runs with 21, runs batted in with 77 and his batting average of .299 is also best on his team.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Reynolds ranks 11th in AVG (.299), 10th in OBP (.374), 17th in SLG (.514), 25th in RBI (77), and 13th in hits (139).
  • Jacob Stallings is batting .236 with an OBP of .328 and a slugging percentage of .371 this season.

Pirates Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 465 .299 73 21 77 .374 .888
Kevin Newman 427 .220 42 4 29 .256 .558
Jacob Stallings 318 .236 32 8 47 .328 .699
Ke’Bryan Hayes 281 .246 36 5 28 .317 .687
Ben Gamel 247 .259 31 6 19 .344 .757
Colin Moran 228 .285 18 7 34 .341 .766
Wilmer Difo 175 .269 19 3 18 .335 .718
Michael Perez 161 .143 14 7 16 .211 .534
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 78 .167 5 0 5 .244 .462
Hoy Jun Park 63 .190 5 1 5 .250 .552

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