Chicago White Sox at Cincinnati Reds - 9/20/20 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Chicago White Sox (33-18) at Cincinnati Reds (26-26)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 1:10 pm (Great American Ball Park)
Dylan Cease (5-3) (3.74) vs. Michael Lorenzen (2-1) (4.56)
The Line: Cincinnati Reds +100 / Chicago White Sox -110 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds face off on Sunday in an interleague showdown at the Great American Ballpark.These two squads have played two games so far in this series and each of the teams have won a game.
The White Sox are trying to lock up the American League Central and on Saturday they used a strong pitching outing, and a few runs to beat Trevor Bauer and the Reds.The White Sox have been a strong offensive team all season and in this game they are going to try and run up the score again. Jose Abreu is playing like the MVP and coming into this game he has hit 18 home runs and driven in 52 RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Reds who are fighting for a playoff spot and this is a game they need to pull out all the stops to try and win. The Reds had won six games in a row before losing their game on Saturday, and the loss was a bit shocking considering they had Bauer on the mound. Eugenio Suarez has been the best player for the Reds hitting 13 home runs and driving in 30 RBI’s.
Dylan Cease is getting the start for the White Sox and coming into this game he sits with a 5-2 record and an ERA of 3.20.
Michael Lorenzen will get the start for the Reds and coming into this game he sits with a 2-1 record and a ERA of 4.56.
The under is 7-1-1 in the White Sox’s last nine games as a favorite. The under is 12-3-1 in the White Sox last 16 games overall.The under is 26-10-2 in the Reds last 38 interleague games. The White Sox are 11-5 in their last 16 meetings against the Reds.
Cease has been strong this season and they are also the better offensive team in this one. Look for the White Sox to get out to a strong start against Lorenzen and that will lead to the White Sox coming away with another victory.