Angels vs White Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 4, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels (2-1) and the Chicago White Sox (1-2) meet on Sunday at 8:37 PM ET. The Angels are favored on the moneyline (-124) against the underdog White Sox (+105). Shohei Ohtani starts for Los Angeles while Chicago will counter with Dylan Cease.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Angels vs White Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

The probable pitchers for both teams have not made a start this season. Here are their stats from last season:

Ohtani (LAA) Pitcher Cease (CWS)
0 – 1 W/L 5 – 4
1.2 IP 58.1
37.80 ERA 4.01
6.600 WHIP 1.420
16.2 K/9 6.8
43.2 BB/9 5.1

Angels Probable Starter Shohei Ohtani

  • Ohtani will make his first start of the season for the Angels.
  • In his last appearance on Sunday, Sept. 27, the 26-year-old righty pitched in relief and went 2/3 innings against the Dodgers.
  • Ohtani’s team went 7-12 in games he appeared in when they were moneyline favorites a season ago.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 4, 2021 at 6:03 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Probable Starter Dylan Cease

  • Cease will make his first start of the season for the White Sox.
  • The last time the 25-year-old righty pitched was on Wednesday, Sept. 30, throwing one scoreless inning out of the bullpen against the Athletics.
  • Cease and his team had a 2-4 record when he pitched as an underdog last season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 4, 2021 at 6:03 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Angels Stats vs Cease

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Upton 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
David Fletcher 3 .000 0 0 0 .400 .400
Albert Pujols 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Angels Betting Trends

  • Last season the Angels scored the ninth-most runs in baseball (294 total, 4.9 per game).
  • The Angels finished with a 12-15 record in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 44.4% of those games).
  • Los Angeles had an 11-12 record last year (winning 47.8% of its games) when it played as a moneyline favorite of -124 or shorter.
  • Los Angeles had an over/under set by bookmakers 55 times last year, and combined with opponents to go over the total in 29 of those games (29-22-4).

White Sox Betting Trends

  • Last season, the White Sox won seven out of the 22 games, or 31.8%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Chicago entered 17 games last season as the underdog by +105 or more and was 5-12 in those contests.
  • Games involving Chicago went over the total set by sportsbooks in 26 of 57 chances last season.

Angels Players to Watch

  • Anthony Rendon hit .286 last season with 11 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 36 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Rendon ranked seventh in OBP.
  • Mike Trout hit 17 home runs with 46 RBI last year.
  • Trout ranked fifth in HR (17), seventh in RBI (46), and 19th in OBP (.380) among the qualified hitters in MLB.

Angels Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
David Fletcher 207 .319 31 3 18 .376 .801
Mike Trout 199 .281 41 17 46 .380 .983
Anthony Rendon 189 .286 29 9 31 .413 .910
Shohei Ohtani 153 .190 23 7 24 .291 .657
Albert Pujols 152 .224 15 6 25 .265 .660
Justin Upton 147 .204 20 9 22 .289 .711
José Iglesias 142 .373 16 3 24 .400 .956
Kurt Suzuki 111 .270 15 2 17 .344 .740
Jared Walsh 99 .293 19 9 26 .324 .970
Dexter Fowler 90 .233 14 4 15 .317 .706

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu finished with a .317 average last season, with 19 home runs and 60 RBI.
  • Abreu ranked second in hits (76), 11th in BA (.317), 11th in SLG (.617), second in HR (19), and first in RBI (60) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Tim Anderson posted a .322 average with 10 homers and 21 RBI.
  • Among qualified hitters, Anderson ranked seventh in BA (.322), and ninth in hits (67) in the league.

White Sox Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 240 .317 43 19 60 .368 .985
Tim Anderson 208 .322 45 10 21 .357 .886
Luis Robert 202 .233 33 11 31 .302 .738
Yoán Moncada 200 .225 28 6 24 .320 .705
Yasmani Grandal 161 .230 27 8 27 .351 .773
Adam Eaton 159 .226 22 4 17 .281 .665
Nick Madrigal 103 .340 8 0 11 .376 .745
Jake Lamb 88 .193 7 3 10 .283 .635
Leury García 59 .271 6 3 8 .317 .758
Billy Hamilton 32 .125 10 1 2 .171 .390

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