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White Sox against Red Sox on Saturday, April 17, 2021, Latest Odds and Betting Analysis

Chicago White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Information and odds

At the beginning of the 2021 season was plenty of hype over the White Sox.  Chicago received universal praise for their aggressiveness in the past two off-season’s.  Thanks to the expanded pandemic 2020 postseason, the Sox can boast they made the playoffs.  Yet Chicago has plenty to prove with the MLB betting odds.  By contrast, the Red Sox were written off for dead before play started.  Boston is off to a promising start that confounds their critics.  But can the Red Sox keep it going?  The Red Sox and White Sox meet Saturday at Fenway Park on FS1.

Chicago White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox Betting Information

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Time: 4:05 p.m. ET
Location: Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts
TV Coverage: FS1

White Sox vs. Red Sox Betting Odds

White Sox +1½ (-170) 9 (-105) +110
Red Sox -1½ (+150) 9 (-115) -120
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Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox CashBet Wagering Analysis

Causal fans will make for an online sportsbook majority.  Despite their problems, the Red Sox remain a popular team with squares.  Sharps will take a flier on the White Sox as a club that has improved itself.  It follows that Chicago will get a reasonable price on the road.

White Sox Mixed Messages at Start

Chicago has a Betting on baseball record of 5-5 straight up, 4-6 with the run line, and 4-6 under the total.  Overall, the White Sox have MLB rankings of 7th for run production and 11th for earned run average.  Chicago won four of its last six games.  Four of those six matchups went under the total.

Namely, Dallas Keuchel is the probable White Sox starting pitcher.  So far, Keuchel has pitched 14 innings with a 6.43 earned run average and 1.43 WHIP.

Yermin Mercedes leads the White Sox.  Thus far, he has two home runs, three doubles, seven runs batted in, and a 1.337 OPS.

Red Sox Impress in Early Going

Boston is 6-3 straight up, 6-3 on the run line, and 7-2 over the total.  The Red Sox won six of their last seven games.  While all seven of those games went over the number.  Boston ranks 2nd for runs scored and 15th for earned run average.

Tanner Houck is Boston’s probable starter with the MLB betting lines.  In sum, he has pitched six innings with a 3.00 earned run average and 1.33 WHIP.

JD Martinez was ripping the hide off the ball for the Red Sox.  To illustrate, Martinez had seven doubles, five home runs, ten runs, and 16 runs batted in with a 1.583 OPS.

Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox Against the Spread

Overall, the White Sox are 21-19 in away games.  Chicago is 14-16 in games outside their division.  Additionally, the White Sox are 15-15 vs. the run line in non-division games.  Chicago has a baseball betting mark of 24-16 vs. the run line away from home.  In sum, the White Sox are 18-20-2 under the total on the road.  Chicago is 15-13-2 over the number outside their division.

Boston is 13-23 at Fenway Park.  So too, the Red Sox are 10-10 in home games outside their division.  Boston is 16-20 vs. the run line at Fenway Park.  Against non-division opponents, Boston is 12-8 on the run line.  Accordingly, Boston is 21-12-3 over the total at Fenway Park.  And the Red Sox are 11-8-1 to the over in games outside their division.

To summarize, the Red Sox are 5-1 in their last six games with Chicago.  Five of the previous seven games between these teams have gone over the total.  Specifically, at Fenway Park, Boston has won five of their last seven games with the ChiSox.  Seven of the previous nine games between these teams at Boston stayed under the total.

Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox CashBet Free Pick  

As mentioned earlier, the Red Sox have good MLB gambling success hosting Chicago.  Further, Boston’s hitting has been a critical asset in the early season.

White Sox at Red Sox CashBet Best Bet: 

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