White Sox vs Indians: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 12, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Chicago White Sox () and the Cleveland Indians () square off on Monday to start a four-game series, with the first pitch at 8:10 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field. Carlos Rodon gets the starting nod for Chicago, and Triston McKenzie is Cleveland’s choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 12, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

White Sox vs Indians Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Rodón (CHW) Pitcher McKenzie (CLE)
1 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
5.0 IP 3.2
0.00 ERA 2.45
1.000 WHIP 1.640
16.2 K/9 12.3
5.4 BB/9 9.8

White Sox Probable Starter Carlos Rodón

  • The White Sox will send Rodon (1-0) to the mound to make his second start of the season.
  • The left-hander last appeared on Tuesday against the Mariners, when he threw five scoreless innings while giving up two hits.
  • The White Sox were the moneyline favorite for one Rodon start this season — they won.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 12, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Indians Stats vs Rodón

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
José Ramírez 34 .294 10 0 5 .385 .856
Eddie Rosario 12 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Roberto Pérez 9 .222 2 0 0 .364 .697
Jordan Luplow 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Yu Chang 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jake Bauers 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Ben Gamel 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Franmil Reyes 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Cesar Hernández 1 1.000 1 0 2 1.000 2.000

Indians Probable Starter Triston McKenzie

  • McKenzie gets the nod for the Indians and will make his first start of the season.
  • The 23-year-old right-hander will make his first start after pitching in relief once this season.
  • The right-hander appeared in one game with his team as the moneyline underdog last season and lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 12, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs McKenzie

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 23 .348 8 3 4 .375 1.114
Yoán Moncada 22 .318 7 2 2 .400 1.036
Leury García 12 .250 3 1 2 .250 .750
Zack Collins 5 .200 1 0 1 .333 .533
Luis Robert 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Yasmani Grandal 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 1.000
Nick Madrigal 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Danny Mendick 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

White Sox Betting Trends

  • Last season the White Sox were the fifth-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 5.1 runs per game (306 total).
  • The White Sox won 26 of the 35 games they were favored on the moneyline last season (74.3%).
  • Chicago went 21-6 in games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -136 or shorter (77.8%).
  • In the 57 games oddsmakers set an over/under for Chicago, it combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-28-3).

Indians Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Indians were the underdog 11 times and won three, or 27.3%, of those games.
  • Last season, Cleveland was at least a +112 underdog on the moneyline four times, losing each of those contests.
  • Last season, Cleveland and its opponents hit the over in 21 of their 58 games with a total.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu had 19 home runs and 60 runs batted in last season.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB play, Abreu ranked second in hits (76), second in HR (19), first in RBI (60), 11th in BA (.317), and 11th in SLG (.617).
  • Luis Robert had eight doubles, 11 home runs and 20 walks while hitting .233.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Robert’s batting stats did not rank among the top hitters in the majors.

White Sox Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 240 .317 43 19 60 .368 .985
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
Danny Mendick 107 .243 11 3 6 .281 .664
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
Zack Collins 16 .063 1 0 0 .167 .292

Indians Players to Watch

  • Last season, Jose Ramirez had a .292 batting average with 17 home runs and 46 RBI.
  • Ramirez ranked 16th in hits (64), fifth in SLG (.607), 16th in OBP (.386), fourth in HR (17), and sixth in RBI (46) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Cesar Hernandez hit .283 with an OBP of .355 and a slugging percentage of .408.
  • Hernandez ranked 11th in hits (66), and third in SLG (.408) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Indians Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 233 .283 35 3 20 .355 .763
José Ramírez 219 .292 45 17 46 .386 .993
Franmil Reyes 211 .275 27 9 34 .344 .794
Eddie Rosario 210 .257 31 13 42 .310 .786
Amed Rosario 143 .252 20 4 15 .272 .643
Andrés Giménez 118 .263 22 3 12 .333 .731
Ben Gamel 114 .237 13 3 10 .315 .719
Roberto Pérez 97 .165 6 1 5 .264 .480
Josh Naylor 97 .247 13 1 6 .291 .621
Jordan Luplow 78 .192 8 2 8 .304 .663

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