White Sox vs Rays Prediction - MLB Picks 4/23/23
Tampa Bay Rays (18-3) vs Chicago White Sox (7-14)
Game Info: Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 1:40 pm (Tropicana Field)
Zach Eflin (2-0) (3.27) vs Lucas Giolito (1-1) (4.29)
Betting Odds: Tampa Bay Rays -156 / Chicago White Sox +135 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Chicago White Sox and Tampa Bay Rays face off on Sunday in an MLB showdown at Tropicana Field. The Rays have won the first two games of this series.
White Sox Betting Preview
To say the White Sox have gotten out to a disappointing start to the season might be an understatement. On Saturday the White Sox’s offense only managed three runs and that led to the defeat. The White Sox’s pitching overall has been the biggest issue giving up 5.76 runs per game which is 28th in the league. On the mound for the White Sox will be Lucas Giolito who sits with a 1-1 record and an ERA of 4.29. In his last start against the Phillies, he went six innings giving up zero hits and zero runs.
Rays Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is the Tampa Bay Rays who sit with an 18-3 record overall and they have won four games in a row. The Rays are averaging 6.91 runs while their pitching is giving up 2.86 runs per game. The offense is ranked 1st while the pitching is ranked 1st. Randy Arozarena has hit five home runs and driven in 22 RBIs. On the mound for the Rays will be Zach Eflin who sits with a 2-0 record and an ERA of 3.27. In his last start against the A’s he went six innings giving up nine hits and three runs.
White Sox vs Rays Trends
Rays are 6-0 in their last 6 during game 3 of a series. Rays are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. American League Central. Rays are 11-2 in their last 13 games vs. a right-handed starter. White Sox are 0-7 in their last 7 during game 3 of a series. White Sox are 0-4 in their last 4 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Shane’s Free Pick
The White Sox’s pitching has been an issue all season, but they send Lucas Giolito to the mound, and that is going to change here. Eflin comes into this game with an ERA of 3.27 and he’s going to lockdown again in this game. Both offenses are going to really struggle and the under is going to cash.