White Sox Vs Guardians: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 23, 2022

Written By Staff on July 23, 2022

The Cleveland Guardians (47-44) will try to prolong their four-game winning streak when they meet the Chicago White Sox (46-47) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Saturday at 1:10 PM ET. Chicago’s (-178 to win) Johnny Cueto starts against Cleveland’s (+149) Triston McKenzie.

The betting facts in the article below use the latest odds as of July 23, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET.

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White Sox vs Guardians Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cueto (CHW) Pitcher McKenzie (CLE)
4 – 4 W/L 7 – 6
74.0 IP 101.1
2.80 ERA 3.20
1.176 WHIP 0.977
7.1 K/9 8.5
2.4 BB/9 2.4

White Sox Probable Starter Johnny Cueto

  • Cueto makes the start for the White Sox, his 12th of the season. He is 4-4 with a 2.80 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 74 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance was on Thursday, July 14 against the Minnesota Twins, when the righty went 6 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up seven hits.
  • The 36-year-old has put up a 2.80 ERA and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings in 12 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .242 to his opponents.
  • Cueto is looking to secure his fifth straight quality start in this matchup.
  • He will match up with a Guardians offense that is batting .250 as a unit (ninth in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .386 (18th in MLB) with 72 total home runs (29th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 23, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Guardians Stats vs Cueto

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Austin Hedges 6 .167 1 0 1 .286 .453
José Ramírez 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167

Guardians Probable Starter Triston McKenzie

  • The Guardians will send McKenzie (7-6) to the mound for his 17th start this season.
  • The right-hander allowed five hits in 8 2/3 scoreless innings pitched against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, July 14.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched to a 3.20 ERA this season with 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.4 walks per nine across 17 games.
  • He’s going for his fourth quality start in a row.
  • The White Sox are batting .256 this season, third in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .383 (20th in the league) with 80 home runs.
  • The 24-year-old’s 3.20 ERA ranks 28th, .977 WHIP ranks 11th, and 8.5 K/9 ranks 30th among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 23, 2022 at 11:25 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs McKenzie

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Yoán Moncada 10 .300 3 0 0 .300 .600
Tim Anderson 9 .111 1 1 4 .273 .717
Leury García 6 .333 2 0 1 .500 1.000
José Abreu 6 .167 1 0 0 .444 .611
Gavin Sheets 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .733
Yasmani Grandal 5 .200 1 0 1 .429 .629
Andrew Vaughn 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Josh Harrison 4 .250 1 0 0 .400 .900
Reese McGuire 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Eloy Jiménez 3 .333 1 0 2 .333 .666

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox have won 29 of the 54 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (53.7%).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -178 or shorter, Chicago has a 6-4 record (winning 60% of its games).
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the White Sox’s implied win probability is 64%.
  • Chicago has played in 93 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 43 times (43-44-6).
  • The White Sox have gone 44-49-0 against the spread this season.
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Guardians Betting Trends

  • The Guardians have been underdogs in 48 games this season and won 19 (39.6%) of those contests.
  • Cleveland has a record of 4-9, a 30.8% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +149 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 40.2% chance of a victory for the Guardians.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in 44 of their 91 games with a total this season.
  • The Guardians have an ATS record of 48-43-0 in 91 games with a spread this season.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu has racked up an on-base percentage of .388, a slugging percentage of .471, and has 106 hits, all club-bests for the White Sox. He’s batting .305 with 25 doubles, 11 home runs and 44 walks.
  • Abreu ranks 14th in batting average, 11th in on base percentage, and 39th in slugging among qualified batters in MLB.
  • Abreu takes a nine-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 games he is hitting .389 with two doubles, a home run, four walks and seven RBI.
  • Andrew Vaughn has 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 18 walks while hitting .299.
  • Vaughn’s batting average ranks 18th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 46th, and he is 46th in the league in slugging.
  • Vaughn has hit safely in five games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .476 with two doubles, two home runs, a walk and nine RBI.
  • Tim Anderson is hitting .313 with 11 doubles, six home runs and 12 walks.
  • Anderson has hit safely in seven straight games. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .295 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
  • Josh Harrison has 12 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 14 walks while hitting .233.
  • Harrison has safely hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .250 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.

White Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 348 .305 52 11 47 .388 .859
Andrew Vaughn 284 .299 37 10 48 .347 .808
Tim Anderson 278 .313 45 6 24 .353 .770
A.J. Pollock 259 .228 30 4 26 .268 .600
Leury García 229 .205 26 2 15 .232 .494
Gavin Sheets 211 .223 16 7 22 .287 .657
Josh Harrison 210 .233 30 4 17 .308 .675
Yoán Moncada 181 .210 20 5 23 .263 .594
Yasmani Grandal 177 .181 6 2 16 .288 .520
Adam Engel 172 .250 24 2 14 .303 .669

Guardians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland with 96 hits and an OBP of .366 this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Ramirez ranks 29th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 23rd, and he is seventh in slugging percentage.
  • Amed Rosario leads Cleveland in slugging percentage (.408) thanks to 26 extra-base hits.
  • Rosario ranks 27th in batting average, 71st in on-base percentage and 94th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
  • Steven Kwan is batting .285 with a .363 slugging percentage and 23 RBI this year.
  • Josh Naylor is batting .276 with a .329 OBP and 50 RBI for Cleveland this season.

Guardians Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Amed Rosario 343 .294 53 4 30 .333 .741
José Ramírez 335 .287 54 19 76 .366 .939
Myles Straw 315 .213 49 0 14 .306 .573
Steven Kwan 281 .285 41 1 23 .364 .727
Owen Miller 275 .251 36 4 38 .306 .684
Andrés Giménez 258 .298 34 11 46 .358 .846
Josh Naylor 228 .276 29 13 50 .329 .838
Franmil Reyes 226 .217 21 8 26 .260 .618
Austin Hedges 163 .172 14 5 16 .227 .497
Ernie Clement 127 .205 14 0 5 .266 .494

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