White Sox Vs Indians: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 20, 2021

The Chicago White Sox () and the Cleveland Indians () square off on Tuesday to start a two-game series, with the first pitch at 6:10 PM ET from Progressive Field. Carlos Rodon takes the mound first for Chicago, and Zach Plesac is Cleveland’s pick to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 20, 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 Plesac (CLE)
2 – 0 W/L 1 – 2
14.0 IP 13.2
0.00 ERA 5.27
0.360 WHIP 1.320
10.3 K/9 6.6
1.9 BB/9 1.3

White Sox Probable Starter Carlos Rodón

  • Rodon (2-0) takes the mound first for the White Sox to make his third start this season.
  • His most recent time out was on Thursday against the Indians, when the left-hander tossed nine scoreless innings without allowing a hit.
  • The opposing Indians offense has the 10th-best slugging percentage (.393) and has hit the fifth-most home runs (22) in all of MLB. They have a collective .209 batting average, and are 28th in the league with 101 total hits and 23rd in MLB play scoring 57 runs.
  • The White Sox were named the moneyline favorite for one Rodon start this season — they won.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 20, 2021 at 2:10 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 37 .270 10 0 5 .357 .789
Eddie Rosario 14 .000 0 0 1 .000 .000
Roberto Pérez 11 .182 2 0 0 .357 .630
Jordan Luplow 9 .111 1 0 0 .111 .222
Yu Chang 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Franmil Reyes 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Cesar Hernández 4 .250 1 0 2 .250 .500
Amed Rosario 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh Naylor 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jake Bauers 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250

Indians Probable Starter Zach Plesac

  • Plesac (1-2) will take to the mound for the Indians and make his fourth start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Thursday, when he tossed two-thirds of an inning while giving up six earned runs on seven hits in a matchup with the White Sox.
  • The White Sox have scored 81 runs this season, which ranks fifth in MLB. They are batting .243 for the campaign with 15 home runs, 22nd in the league.
  • He has yet to start a game this season when his team was the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 20, 2021 at 2:10 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Plesac

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Yoán Moncada 13 .308 4 0 1 .308 .846
Tim Anderson 12 .250 3 1 1 .250 .750
José Abreu 12 .167 2 0 0 .231 .481
Yasmani Grandal 9 .111 1 0 1 .111 .222
Leury García 8 .375 3 0 1 .444 .944
Luis Robert 7 .286 2 0 0 .286 .715
Danny Mendick 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Adam Eaton 4 .500 2 0 0 .500 1.000
Zack Collins 2 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Andrew Vaughn 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox average 5.3 runs per game on the road while scoring 3.8 per contest at home.
  • The White Sox score the fifth-most runs in baseball (81 total, 4.8 per game).
  • The White Sox have won five of the 12 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (41.7%).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -121 or shorter, Chicago has a record of 4-4 (50%).
  • Chicago has played in 16 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total six times (6-10).
  • Chicago was favored on the moneyline in eight of its last 10 games, and went 3-5 in those matchups.

Indians Betting Trends

  • The Indians have scored the 23rd-most runs in the league this season with 57 (3.8 per game).
  • In five home games this season, they’ve scored 4.8 runs per contest compared to the 3.3 per game they score away from Progressive Field.
  • This season, the Indians have won two out of the five games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Cleveland has a record of 1-2 when they’re set as an underdog of +104 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have hit the over in four of their 14 games with a total this season.
  • Cleveland has played as the underdog in five of its past 10 games and won two of those contests.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Yermin Mercedes paces the White Sox with four home runs while racking up a team-high batting average of .404.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB action, Mercedes ranks third in hits (23), 15th in HR (4), 16th in RBI (12), fourth in AVG (.404), eighth in OBP (.443), and 17th in SLG (.684).
  • Adam Eaton has collected 14 runs batted in to pace his team.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Eaton ranks seventh in RBI.

White Sox Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Luis Robert 67 .284 6 1 6 .329 .792
José Abreu 64 .188 6 2 11 .293 .606
Yermin Mercedes 57 .404 7 4 12 .443 1.127
Adam Eaton 56 .268 12 3 14 .379 .861
Yoán Moncada 55 .200 6 1 7 .318 .591
Nick Madrigal 50 .300 10 0 3 .357 .737
Leury García 41 .171 7 0 2 .190 .410
Yasmani Grandal 36 .139 5 1 7 .311 .589
Tim Anderson 33 .364 8 2 2 .364 .940
Zack Collins 31 .129 2 1 5 .206 .464

Indians Players to Watch

  • Jordan Luplow is batting .250 with four home runs and 10 RBI. All three of those stats lead Cleveland hitters this season.
  • Franmil Reyes’ four home runs are most among Cleveland batters. He’s driven in eight runs this season while slugging .529.
  • Among qualified hitters, Reyes ranks 15th in HR in the league.

Indians Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 56 .161 5 1 2 .277 .527
José Ramírez 56 .232 6 4 8 .290 .754
Eddie Rosario 53 .245 7 2 8 .305 .739
Franmil Reyes 51 .235 7 4 8 .273 .802
Josh Naylor 48 .250 3 0 0 .280 .613
Amed Rosario 40 .200 6 1 2 .273 .573
Andrés Giménez 34 .235 6 2 4 .297 .797
Roberto Pérez 31 .194 6 3 8 .375 .859
Jordan Luplow 28 .250 4 4 10 .344 1.058
Yu Chang 26 .231 5 0 2 .286 .594

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