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Chicago White Sox at New York Mets Betting Prediction

The Chicago White Sox and New York Mets will battle on Tuesday in the start of a three-game series at Citi Field. This series features to teams that have failed to live up to expectations this season. For the White Sox, they are 40-55 on the season, fourth place in the American League Central. Chicago is coming off back-to-back wins over Atlanta. For the Mets, they were able to salvage a win against the Dodgers on Sunday. The Mets won 2-1 in 10 innings, and are 43-50 on the season. That’s fourth place in the National League East.

The New York Mets are favorites in this game. You can bet the Mets at -145, while you can get the Chicago White Sox at +125.

White Sox in No Man’s Land

The Chicago White Sox find themselves just 8.5 games out of first place in a poor American League Central. What will the White Sox do at the trade deadline is a major question. Chicago does not hit or pitch well consistently. The White Sox are hitting .239 as a team, which is 20th in all of Major League Baseball. The White Sox are scoring just 4.2 runs per game, while allowing 4.9 per game.

Luis Robert Jr is having a fun season for the White Sox. Robert Jr was in the home run derby for the American League, and leads the club with 27 home runs. Jake Burger is second on the team, with as surprising 21 bombs this season.

Lucas Giolito will take the mound for the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. The 29 year old from Santa Monica, California is 6-5 on the season, and holds a 3.45 earned run average. Giolito has struck out 117 batters in 112.1 innings pitched this season. He is coming off an outing against the Cardinals on July 9th, where he allowed just 2 earned runs over 7 innings.

Mets Turn Back to Cookie

Carlos “Cookie” Carrasco will throw for the Mets. The veteran right-hander was strong against Arizona before the All-Star Break. Carrasco went 8 innings, allowing just 3 hits and striking out 4 batters. The 36-year-old is 3-3 on the season with a 5.16 earned run average.

Much like the White Sox, the Mets are another team that could potentially sell at the trade deadline. New York is scoring just 4.4 runs per game, and allowing 4.5. The Mets are allowing 8.1 hits per game, and teams are batting .245 against their pitching. Offensively has been the issue as the team is hitting just .237 against them.

Pete Alonso continues to slug for the Mets. He has 26 homeruns on the season, while Francisco Lindor is second with 19. The Metsl leading hitter has been Tommy Pham, who has a .271 batting average.

White Sox Win Again

The Chicago White Sox may be a team to look out for. If they can get hot, they could make a run at Minnesota and Cleveland at the top of the American League Central. For now, they win their third straight and get some vibes going. Take the White Sox at +125 here on Tuesday.

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