MLB Betting Odds: Caesars Offers Prop On White Sox Finish Among All-Time Worst Teams

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Written By Eli Hershkovich | Last Updated
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No matter how poorly your bets have run lately, the Chicago White Sox have probably performed worse. They suffered their 14th straight loss on Thursday, which followed Wednesday’s defeat in which they blew a four-run lead to the rival Cubs. This stretch is equivalent to the longest single-season losing streak in franchise history. They also sport an MLB-worst record of 15-48. Below, you’ll find the latest White Sox odds from Caesars Sportsbook, revolving around their pitiful outlook.

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Under 42.5
Last Updated on 06.06.2024

How low can you go?

Per the table above, the White Sox have +800 odds of finishing with 42 victories or fewer. That would put them in line to contend with the 1962 New York Mets (40-120). They finished their campaign 40-120, the third-worst winning percentage in the modern MLB era (.250) and the modern-era record for most losses. The Mets went on to finish last or next-to-last for the next seven seasons before winning the 1969 World Series.

Chicago is on pace to compile a measly 39 wins, which would represent the fewest 162-game win total ever. Entering the 2024 campaign, Caesars set their win total at 63.5, the third lowest in the MLB betting market. Below is where the team ranks in a bevy of categories:

  • 76 wRC+ (#30)
  • .275 Weighted On-Base Average (#30)
  • 4.64 FIP (#29)
  • Minus-39 Defensive Runs Saved (#30)

Additionally, Caesars has a more traditional in-season win total market, with -110 odds on the White Sox to finish with O/U 49 wins.

What Doomed White Sox Odds?

Three years ago, Chicago was viewed as a legitimate competitor in World Series futures. The White Sox began the 2021 MLB postseason with +800 odds to claim the Commissioner’s Trophy. Nevertheless, a combination of injuries and individual regression quickly closed their window of contention.

After losing 101 games last season, they traded ace Dylan Cease to the San Diego Padres. Although the right-hander was one of their core pieces who took a step back in 2023, he’s generated a 3.51 ERA, 2.97 FIP, and 30.5% strikeout rate in his first two months with the Padres.

Outside of slugger Luis Robert and lefty starter Garrett Crochet, who’s making a push in the AL Cy Young betting market at , Chicago possesses minimal imposing talent. Current IL stints for outfielders Tommy Pham, Eloy Jimenez, and Andrew Benintendi haven’t helped.

Veteran catcher Martín Maldonado has also manufactured an OPS+ of minus-30. That is the lowest since 1931 by any non-pitcher with at least 99 plate appearances.

Chicago is the odds-on favorite at FanDuel Sportsbook to finish with MLB’s worst record, with an implied probability of 73.8%. You can sift through the “top six” teams in this market below.

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Last Updated on 06.06.2024

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