White Sox Vs Athletics: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 30, 2022

Written By Staff on July 30, 2022

The Oakland Athletics (38-63) will aim to keep a four-game winning streak alive when they visit the Chicago White Sox (49-50) on Saturday at 7:15 PM ET. Chicago’s (-174 to win) Johnny Cueto gets the start against Oakland’s (+147) Paul Blackburn.

The betting insights in the following article reflect odds as of July 30, 2022 at 5:26 PM ET.

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White Sox vs Athletics Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cueto (CHW) Pitcher Blackburn (OAK)
4 – 4 W/L 6 – 6
81.0 IP 101.1
2.89 ERA 4.35
1.185 WHIP 1.263
6.4 K/9 7.3
2.3 BB/9 2.6

White Sox Probable Starter Johnny Cueto

  • Cueto gets the start for the White Sox, his 13th of the season. He is 4-4 with a 2.89 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 81 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Saturday, July 23 against the Cleveland Guardians, when he went 7 2/3 innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up eight hits.
  • The 36-year-old has amassed a 2.89 ERA and 6.4 strikeouts per nine innings across 13 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .247 to his opponents.
  • Cueto is trying to extend a fifth-game quality start streak in this outing.
  • He will face off against an Athletics team that is batting .215 as a unit (30th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .346 (29th in MLB) with 87 total home runs (24th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 30, 2022 at 5:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Stats vs Cueto

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Stephen Piscotty 17 .176 3 0 1 .176 .411
Stephen Vogt 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .619
Sean Murphy 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tony Kemp 5 .000 0 0 0 .286 .286
Elvis Andrus 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Ramón Laureano 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Skye Bolt 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Chad Pinder 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Athletics Probable Starter Paul Blackburn

  • Blackburn (6-6) will take the mound for the Athletics, his 20th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up 10 earned runs and allowed 10 hits in 4 2/3 innings pitched against the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 19 games this season with an ERA of 4.35, a 2.828 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.263.
  • He has earned a quality start four times in 19 starts this season.
  • The White Sox rank fourth in MLB with a .256 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 20th in the league (.384) and 85 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 30, 2022 at 5:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Blackburn

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 6 .333 2 0 1 .333 .666
Yoán Moncada 5 .400 2 0 3 .500 1.100
Tim Anderson 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Eloy Jiménez 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 1.000
Seby Zavala 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Leury García 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Adam Engel 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox have put together a 31-28 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 52.5% of those games).
  • Chicago has an 8-6 record (winning 57.1% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -174 or shorter.
  • The White Sox have an implied moneyline win probability of 63.5% in this game.
  • Chicago has played in 99 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 46 times (46-47-6).
  • The White Sox have gone 45-54-0 ATS this season.
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Athletics Betting Trends

  • The Athletics have entered the game as underdogs 88 times this season and won 34, or 38.6%, of those games.
  • Oakland has a record of 19-28, a 40.4% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +147 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 40.5% chance of a victory for the Athletics.
  • Oakland and its opponents have hit the over in 44 of their 102 games with a total this season.
  • The Athletics are 51-51-0 ATS in their 102 games with a spread this season.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu has racked up a team-high OBP (.382) and slugging percentage (.461), and paces the White Sox in hits (111). He’s hitting .299 with 27 doubles, 11 home runs and 46 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB action, Abreu ranks 19th in batting average, 12th in on-base percentage, and 45th in slugging.
  • Abreu has hit safely in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .158 with two doubles, a walk and an RBI.
  • Andrew Vaughn is hitting .290 with 17 doubles, 10 home runs and 19 walks.
  • Vaughn’s batting average ranks 30th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 60th, and he is 58th in the league in slugging.
  • Tim Anderson is hitting .310 with 13 doubles, six home runs and 14 walks.
  • Anderson has hit safely in four games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with two doubles, two walks and an RBI.
  • A.J. Pollock is hitting .238 with 16 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 17 walks.
  • Pollock heads into this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .412 with three doubles, a home run, three walks and seven RBI.

White Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 371 .299 53 11 48 .382 .843
Andrew Vaughn 300 .290 39 10 49 .338 .785
Tim Anderson 297 .310 48 6 25 .351 .765
A.J. Pollock 277 .238 34 5 33 .283 .640
Leury García 244 .205 29 3 17 .230 .500
Josh Harrison 226 .235 32 5 20 .304 .680
Gavin Sheets 222 .225 17 7 22 .289 .654
Yoán Moncada 203 .207 22 5 27 .268 .598
Yasmani Grandal 196 .204 6 2 19 .302 .552
Adam Engel 182 .247 26 2 14 .297 .654

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Sean Murphy leads Oakland in OBP (.318), slugging percentage (.421) and OPS (.739) this season.
  • Murphy ranks 110th in batting average, 100th in on-base percentage and 79th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the majors.
  • Elvis Andrus has collected 76 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .309.
  • Among all qualified players, Andrus’ batting average places him 105th, his on-base percentage ranks 112th, and he is 122nd in slugging.
  • Seth Brown leads Oakland with 70 hits. He is batting .230 this season and 34 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
  • Tony Kemp has four home runs, 21 RBI and a batting average of .216 this season.

Athletics Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Sean Murphy 328 .241 42 11 40 .318 .739
Elvis Andrus 313 .243 38 7 28 .309 .689
Tony Kemp 305 .216 32 4 21 .290 .598
Seth Brown 304 .230 33 14 43 .279 .720
Ramón Laureano 259 .220 39 10 22 .301 .691
Chad Pinder 244 .242 26 9 33 .268 .678
Nick Allen 116 .198 12 1 7 .262 .529
Stephen Piscotty 105 .219 12 5 14 .282 .682
Stephen Vogt 84 .155 10 5 12 .229 .562
Vimael Machin 68 .191 5 1 4 .260 .510

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