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2021 MLB Handicapping
(72-52) Chicago White Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays (64-57)
Date: Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Time: 7:07 PM ET
Venue: Roger Centre, Toronto, CA
Projected Pitchers: Lance Lynn (NYM) vs. Alek Manoah (TOR)
MLB Moneyline Odds: White Sox -125 Blue Jays +100
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: White Sox -1.5, Blue Jays +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8
The White Sox will be in Toronto to take on the Blue Jays for game 1 Monday at 7:07 ET.
Lance Lynn is going for the Blue Jays and Alex Manoah is going for the Blue Jays.
When these teams met back in June, the White Sox won 2 games out of 3.
Chicago White Sox
The White Sox have had a good season so far and they have been one of the best teams in baseball.
They are in 1st place of the American League Central with a record of 72-52. They lead the Indians by 10.5 games.
Chicago has split the first 2 games against the Rays. Tampa beat them on Saturday by a score of 8-4.
Dallas Keuchel was not great on Saturday. The left hander went 5 innings and allowed 6 earned runs.
Lance Lynn has been the best pitcher on this staff so far. He is 10-3 with a 2.31 ERA. His last start was against the Athletics where he went 4 innings and 1 earned runs. The Sox won that game 3-1.
The pitching for this team has been impressive. They have an ERA of 3.65 which is 6th best in the majors.
They have also been good when it comes to offense. The team is scoring 4.98 runs per game which is 6th best in the league.
Chicago has hit 147 home runs which is 18th best in the majors.
Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays have had a pretty good season and they have played well since the deadline.
This club is in 4th place of the American League East with a record of 64-57. The Rays lead them by 10.5 games.
Toronto has split the first 2 games of the series against Detroit. They beat the Tigers 3-0 on Saturday.
Hyun Jin Ryu was solid on Saturday. The left hander went 7 innings and did not allow an earned run.
Alek Manoah has been good this year, but he got rocked around in his last start when he went against the Nationals. The right hander went 3 innings and allowed 6 earned runs. Washington won that game 12-6.
Pitching for this team has gotten better as the year has gone. They have an ERA of 3.93 which is 11th best in the league.
Offense is the best part of what this team does. They are scoring 5.12 runs per game which is 4th best in baseball.
Toronto is known for their home run hitting ability. They have hit 186 home runs which is 1st best overall.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- White Sox are 7-0 in their last 7 during game 1 of a series.
- White Sox are 9-3 in their last 12 games on astroturf.
- White Sox are 13-5 in their last 18 games vs. the American League East.
- Blue Jays are 2-6 in their last 8 games overall.
- Blue Jays are 0-7 in their last 7 Monday games.
- Blue Jays are 0-4 in their last 4 during game 1 of a series.
Chicago White Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays MLB Prediction:
This is a matchup between 2 good teams. I do look for the Sox to start off this series in good fashion.
Chicago is the better team and I feel they will take care of business in this one. I just do not feel great backing Toronto in this one.
Lance Lynn is the better pitcher and I feel he will pitch better than Manoah in this one.
I will go with the White Sox on the moneyline in this one.
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