Indians vs. White Sox - 7/26/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (44-50) at Cleveland Indians (45-50)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 1:10 pm (Progressive Field)
C Rodon (3-3) (4.48) vs. D Salazar (8-5) (3.78)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -162 / Chicago White Sox +152 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-CHI, STO
The Chicago White Sox look to sweep the Cleveland Indians Sunday afternoon.
The Chicago White Sox look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The White Sox have scored 24 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The White Sox have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Abreu leads Chicago with 103 hits and 52 RBI while Melky Cabrera and Avisail Garcia have combined for 76 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have won seven of their last eight road games. Carlos Rodon gets the nod, and he’s 3-3 with a 4.48 ERA and 74 strikeouts this season. Rodon is 0-0 with a 3.24 ERA and five strikeouts in his career against the Indians.
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The Cleveland Indians need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Indians have scored four runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last eight games. The Indians have lost six straight games when scoring three or less runs. Jason Kipnis leads Cleveland with 122 hits and 38 RBI while Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana have combined for 98 RBI. The Cleveland Indians have lost five straight home games. Danny Salazar takes the hill, and he’s 8-5 with a 3.78 ERA and 124 strikeouts this season. Salazar is 3-1 with a 3.80 ERA and 41 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 1-5 in their last 6 during game 4 of a series and 4-0 in Rodons last 4 starts with 4 days of rest. The Indians are 6-0 in their last 6 during game 4 of a series and 5-2 in Salazars last 7 home starts. The Indians are 4-1 in Salazars last 5 starts vs. White Sox.
I've been on the White Sox this whole series, and they continue to steamroll the Indians. Why fade now? The White Sox and the plus money still looks tasty.