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White Sox vs Diamondbacks Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 26, 2022Last updated: Aug 26, 2022

The White Sox (63-61) will host the Diamondbacks (56-67) in Chicago on Friday, August 26 at Guaranteed Rate Field. Each of the rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 7:10 p.m. CT!

This season, the teams have played in one matchup and the White Sox lost to their opponents. In their most recent meeting on April 3, 2022, the score was 8-4 in favor of the Diamondbacks. The White Sox had three runs to the Diamondbacks three runs. We’ll see what plays out when it all goes down at Guaranteed Rate Field.

White Sox vs Diamondbacks Prediction

The oddmakers believe that the White Sox have better chances of winning this one. Per FanDuel, they are at -184 odds for victory, while Arizona are +154. Total runs for this contest is predicted to be 8.5.

In their last game on Thursday, the White Sox were beaten by the Orioles by a final score of 4-3. So far this season, the team is currently batting .259 thanks in large part to their top hitter, José Abreu, who has a batting average of .303. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.97 and a .982 fielding percentage.

In their last showdown on Wednesday, the Diamondbacks were beaten by the Royals by a score of 5-3. So far this season, the team is currently batting .167, thanks in large part to their top hitter, Joshua Rojas, who has a batting average of .281. Defensively, they carry an ERA of 4.23 and a .984 fielding percentage. Be sure to take a look at our odds analysis and make your choices based on the teams’ recent performances!

Going into this clash, the White Sox are without Yasmani Grandal (Knee), Kyle Crick (Elbow), Jonathan Stiever (Lat), Michael Kopech (Knee), Timothy Anderson (Finger), Yoán Moncada (Hamstring), Garrett Crochet (Elbow), Aaron Bummer (Lat), Daniel Mendick (Knee) and Leury García (Back). Then, the Diamondbacks are missing Keynan Middleton (Ankle), Caleb Smith (Hand), Tyler Gilbert (Elbow), Kyle Nelson (Back), Humberto Castellanos (Elbow) and Nicholas Ahmed (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: White Sox (-184) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite per oddsmakers. In their previous confrontation against these opponents, the Diamondbacks won 8-4.

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White Sox vs Diamondbacks Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Chicago (-184), Arizona (+154) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Chicago -1.5 (+120), Arizona 1.5 (-144) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8.5 Runs (-105), Over 8.5 Runs (-115) at FanDuel

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White Sox vs Diamondbacks Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: White Sox 0.52%, Diamondbacks 0.27%
  • Win % as underdog: White Sox 0.26%, Diamondbacks 0.47%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Chicago 4-6, Arizona 4-6

Runline Pick: White Sox -1.5 Runs (+120) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the White Sox will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 Total Runs (-105) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Diamondbacks have recorded 3.4 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the White Sox have averaged 3.4 runs per game in the same stretch.

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