White Sox at Orioles - 5/28/15 Game One Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (20-24) at Baltimore Orioles (20-23)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 1:05 pm (Camden Yards)
C Sale (3-2) (4.21) vs. M Wright (1-0) (0.00)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles +130 / Chicago White Sox -150 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: WGN, MASN
The Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles play game one of a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon.
The Chicago White Sox need a won after losing five of their last seven games. The White Sox have scored 14 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The White Sox have lost six of their last seven games when scoring three or less runs. Jose Abreu and Avisail Garcia have combined for 96 hits and 47 RBI while Alexei Ramirez has 20 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have won five of their last seven road games. Chris Sale gets the ball, and he’s 3-2 with a 4.21 ERA and 54 strikeouts this season. Sale is 0-2 with a 5.06 ERA and 21 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Orioles have scored 10 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Orioles have won eight straight games when scoring more than three runs. Adam Jones leads Baltimore with 54 hits and 25 RBI while Jimmy Paredes and Chris Davis have combined for 51 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have won five of their last seven home games. Mike Wright takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 10 strikeouts this season. This will be Wright’s first career game against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 18-37 in their last 55 Thursday games and 2-5 in Sales last 7 road starts. The Orioles are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 41-20 in their last 61 Thursday games. The White Sox are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Baltimore and 0-5 in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Orioles have been playing great ball on their home field, while the White Sox are back in one of their funks. I like the home team and the plus money here.