Chicago White Sox at Oakland Athletics: 9/8/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Oakland Athletics (50-87) vs Chicago White Sox (69-68)

Game Info: Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 9:40 pm (Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum)

JP Sears (5-1) (2.37) vs Dylan Cease (13-6) (2.13)

Betting Odds: Oakland Athletics +166 / Chicago White Sox -181 --- Over/Under: 7 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Oakland Athletics will visit the Chicago White Sox in the first game of their series in the American League Central versus American League West from RingCentral on Thursday night. The weather is expected to be not too humid with a 0% chance of rain and 7.6 miles per hour winds.  

The Oakland Athletics are coming off of a 4 run loss against the Chicago White Sox in their last game. The series ended at 2-0 in favor of the Chicago White Sox. 

Ken Waldichuk got the start for the Oakland Athletics. He has a 3.60 ERA, with 8 strikes and a 1.20 whip. He allowed three runs on three hits with two strikeouts in his second career start and home debut in the loss. 

Oakland Athletics left-hander, JP Sears will be the starter for this one. He has a 2.37 ERA with 31 strikes and a 1.11 whip.

The Chicago White Sox are coming off of a 3 run win against the Seattle Mariners in their last game. Eloy Jiménez drove in three runs with a homer and double in the loss. The series ended at 2-1 in favor of the Chicago White Sox. 

Michael Kopech got the start for the Chicago White Sox. He has a 3.78 ERA, with 102 strikes and a 1.22 whip. He returned from the injured list and threw 3 2/3 innings, allowing four runs on four hits.

Chicago White Sox right-hander, Dylan Cease will be the starter for this one. He has a 2.13 ERA with 197 strikes and a 1.08 whip. 

The White Sox are 6-2 in their last 8 overall and are 6-2 in their last 8 games on grass. The White Sox are also 46-16 in their last 62 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400. The Athletics are 14-39 in their last 53 during game 1 of a series and are 2-6 in their last 8 Thursday games. The Athletics are also 2-6 in their last 8 home games vs. a right-handed starter and are 1-6 in their last 7 overall. The White Sox should get the game one win.

Clayton’s Pick White Sox -1.5

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