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Boston Red Sox at Chicago White Sox Betting Preview

The Boston Red Sox are on the road at the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. The Boston Red Sox come into the game with a 31-31 record on the season. Boston is third in the American League East. The last game for the Red Sox was a 9-0 win on Wednesday over the Atlanta Braves.

For the Chicago White Sox, they have now lost 12 straight games. Chicago is 15-46 on the season, and have the worst record in all of Major League Baseball. The White Sox blew leads in back to back games against the Cubs.

The Chicago White Sox are big underdogs in this game. Chicago is listed at +175. Boston comes into the game at -210. The total for the affair is 8.5 runs.

Boston Looking to Keep Wins Coming

In the 9-0 win for Boston, Rafael Devers hit a homerun in the bottom of the 2nd inning to give them the lead. He then hit a homerun in the 7th to add to the lead. He now has 13 bombs on the season. Tyler O’Neill is second on the team with 11, but has not hit one since May 19th at St. Louis.

The Red Sox top hitter has been Connor Wong. Wong is hitting .322 for Boston. The Red Sox are hitting .242 as a team. Boston is scoring more than 4.3 runs per game, and have clubbed 67 homeruns on the season.

Tanner Houck gets the baseball for Boston. He is 5-5 on the season, with a 1.85 earned run average. Houck has struck out 75 batters in 78 innings.

After this series, the Boston Red Sox will take Monday off. On Tuesday, they start a home series against the best team in the National League, the Philadelphia Phillies. After that, the New York Yankees come to town for a weekend series.

White Sox Struggles Continue

Jake Woodford will get the nod for the Chicago White Sox. Woodford is making his second start of the season. He is 0-1 with a 6.23. Woodford struck out 4 batters and walked 2 in the loss to Toronto on May 28th.

Chris Flexen was solid in his start against the Cubs. After he left following five innings, the bullpen could not get the job done. The White Sox pitching continues to be poor, as they are allowing 5.2 runs per game, and teams are hitting .250 against them. Offensively, Chicago is dead last, scoring 2.9 runs per game.

The White Sox are led in homeruns by Paul DeJong. He has nine on the season. Gavin Sheets leads the team with 14 doubles, and Tommy Pham has the best batting average, at .280. Pham is currently on the injury reserve.

Boston Clubs Chicago

The Boston Red Sox are playing off and on good baseball. The Chicago White Sox are not playing good baseball at all. Chicago has been the worst team in the league all season long. Look for that to continue here. Houck throws a nice game, and the Red Sox thump the Chicago White Sox.

We like Boston to win by multiple runs in this game. Our final bet for this game is the Boston Red Sox -1.5 +(-130) over the Chicago White Sox. Best of luck and enjoy the game!

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