Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians - 4/20/21 MLB Picks and Prediction

Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians - 4/20/21 MLB Picks and Prediction Photo by Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Indians (8-7) vs Chicago White Sox (8-9)

Game Info: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:10 pm (Progressive Field)

Zach Plesac (1-2) (5.27) vs Carlos Rodon (2-0) (0.00)

Betting Odds: Cleveland Indians -105 / Chicago White Sox -105 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Cleveland Indians will host the Chicago White Sox in an AL Central battle on Tuesday. It will be the first of a two-game set at Progressive Field.

The Indians snapped a two game skid with a 6-3 win over the Reds on Sunday. Shane Bieber pitched 8 strong innings, allowing 3 runs with 13 strikeouts. From the dish Cleveland had 8 hits and were 2-8 with runners in scoring position. All of their runs came via the longball, with three Indians going yard in the game. To start the season, Cleveland has a .209 team batting average and .679 OPS. Jordan Luplow leads the team with a .250 batting average, 4 home runs, 10 RBI and a 1.058 OPS.

Getting the start for the Indians on Tuesday will be righty Zach Plesac. To start the year he is 1-2 with a 5.27 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 10 strikeouts. In his career against this White Sox lineup, he has allowed a .433 batting average with 2 home runs in 75 at bats.

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Chicago lost last time out 11-4 after Gilolito was roughed up in Boston. Their ace only lasted one inning, allowed 7 runs on 8 hits. They ran out of arms in the bullpen, so catcher Yermin Mercedes pitched an inning and surprisingly only allowed one run. From the dish they had 9 hits and were 3-11 with runners in scoring position. To start the season, the White Sox have a .243 team batting average and .710 OPS. Mercedes leads the team with a .404 batting average, 1.127 OPS and 4 home runs.

Starting for the White Sox will be lefty Carlos Rodon. Last time out he pitched a no hitter against this same Indians lineup. To start the season, he is 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA, 0.36 WHIP and 16 strikeouts.

Chicago is 5-5 in their last 10 games, 3-7 on the run line, and the under is 6-4.

Cleveland is 6-4 in their last 10 games, 8-2 on the run line, and the under is 7-3.

The White Sox will look to bounce back after their ace was beaten bad in Boston. They have the edge on the mound with Rodon in this one, as he has owned this Indians lineup. On the flip side, Plesac has struggled against the White Sox. The Indians bullpen has been a little better to start the season, however I expect Chicago to cruise to an easy one here, with the bullpens not being a major factor. Give me the White Sox to win.


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Joe’s Pick Chicago White Sox -105

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