Cubs vs. White Sox - 7/10/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (38-44) at Chicago Cubs (46-38)
MLB Baseball: Friday, July 10, 2015 at 4:05 pm (Wrigley Field)
C Rodon (3-2) (4.18) vs. Kyle Hendricks
The Line: Chicago Cubs -155 / Chicago White Sox +145 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: WGN, CSN-CHI
The Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs begin a three-game series Friday afternoon.
The Chicago White Sox look to stay hot after winning six of their last eight games. The White Sox have scored 10 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The White Sox have won four of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Jose Abreu leads Chicago with 93 hits and 45 RBI while Melky Cabrera and Avisail Garcia have combined for 65 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have split their last eight road games. Carlos Rodon gets the ball, and he’s 3-2 with a 4.18 ERA and 62 strikeouts this season. This will be Rodon’s first career game against the Cubs.
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The Chicago Cubs look to remain hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Cubs have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Cubs have won seven of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Anthony Rizzo leads Chicago with 90 hits and 48 RBI while Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro have combined for 88 RBI. The Chicago Cubs have split their last eight home games. Kyle Hendricks takes the hill, and he’s 4-4 with a 3.82 ERA and 75 strikeouts this season. This will be Hendricks’ first career game against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 4-0 in their last 4 during game 1 of a series and 5-2 in Rodons last 7 starts as an underdog. The Cubs are 2-5 in their last 7 during game 1 of a series and 10-2 in Hendricks' last 12 home starts. The White Sox are 10-4 in the last 14 meetings in Chicago.
The White Sox are one of the hottest teams in baseball and will be up for this game in a heated rivalry. The value is on the Sox, which is why I'm taking them with the plus money.