Arizona Diamondbacks (82-74) vs. Chicago White Sox (60-96)
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago White Sox 09/26/23 – As the MLB season winds down, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Chicago White Sox gear up for a thrilling encounter at Guaranteed Rate Field. With the Diamondbacks holding a solid 82-74 record against the underperforming White Sox at 60-96, this game promises to deliver its fair share of excitement.
The Arizona Diamondbacks, wielding a .253 batting average, have charted 721 runs from 1317 hits, adding 163 home runs to their tally. Their on-base percentage (.323) coupled with a slugging percentage of .413 underscores their offensive prowess. Pitching-wise, the Diamondbacks possess a 4.53 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP, figures that they would be eager to improve upon in the upcoming games.
In contrast, the Chicago White Sox have faced some tribulations this season. Their batting average stands at .239, having scored 630 runs from 1267 hits. With 165 home runs, their slugging potential is evident, but the .293 on-base percentage underscores their struggles. Their pitching stats, a 4.9 ERA and 1.42 WHIP, depict a season of challenges. For the free MLB picks today, stay tuned for expert insights and predictions.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago White Sox Game Info
|When:||Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 7:40 PM ET|
|Where:||Guaranteed Rate Field|
Zach Davies (2-5 W-L, 6.81 ERA) vs. Jose Urena (0-6 W-L, 7.27 ERA)
Zach Davies, representing the Diamondbacks, has grappled with challenges this season. With a 2-5 win-loss tally and a 6.81 ERA across 79.1 innings, his statistics illustrate the hurdles he’s faced. Conceding 90 hits and striking out 69 batters, Davies’ 1.61 WHIP stands as a testament to his struggles in maintaining consistency on the mound. However, his resilience and experience cannot be understated, and he will undoubtedly step onto the field aiming to harness his strengths and curtail the White Sox’s batting lineup.
Jose Urena, the chosen arm for the White Sox, has also had a rough patch. Pitching 34.2 innings this season, his stats, characterized by a 0-6 record and a 7.27 ERA, have been a source of concern. Allowing 42 hits and registering only 24 strikeouts, Urena’s WHIP of 1.67 further highlights his struggles. His performance against the Diamondbacks’ potent offense will be pivotal, and he’ll be seeking to rectify his season’s trajectory in this matchup, leveraging every ounce of his skill set.
MLB Odds/Point Spread: Arizona Diamondbacks -132, Total Odds: 9.5
Betting odds lean towards the Diamondbacks at a Moneyline of -132, with the total set at 9.5 over (-104). The spread and totals reflect the Diamondbacks’ favorable form against the struggling White Sox.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona’s recent games have seen a trend of high-scoring encounters, with the total going OVER in 4 of their last 5. Their 6-2 SU record in the last 8 games showcases their current form. Impressively, they have dominated the White Sox with an 8-0 SU in their last 8 face-offs and a perfect 5-0 SU record playing at Guaranteed Rate Field. Interestingly, the total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 7 games against American League opponents.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
For the White Sox, their recent games have been on the lower-scoring end with the total going UNDER in 6 of their last 7. With a 5-10 SU in their last 15 games, they’ve been struggling to find consistent form. Their struggles continue at home, with a 1-5 SU in the last 6 games and a 0-5 SU against the Diamondbacks. However, totals have gone OVER in 4 of their last 6 games against National League teams and even more consistently against the NL West Division.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Chicago White Sox 09/26/23 Betting Picks
Weighing the team stats, starting pitchers, and betting trends, the Diamondbacks emerge as the more reliable pick given their dominant history against the White Sox. The Diamondbacks’ offense might also capitalize on Urena’s recent struggles.
Bettors should consider the Diamondbacks to cover the spread and might find value in the OVER given both teams’ recent high-scoring games. The White Sox, however, playing on their turf, might pull off a surprise, but the odds seem stacked against them. For more insights and potential betting opportunities, you can also explore some exclusive sports picks.
Free Pick and Prediction: Arizona Diamondbacks 7, Chicago White Sox 4.