Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs - 9/22/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Cubs (89-64) at Chicago White Sox (61-92)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Guaranteed Rate Field)
J Lester (16-6) (3.43) vs. Lucas Giolito (10-11) (5.77)
The Line: Chicago White Sox +190 / Chicago Cubs -210 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox lock horns in a Saturday MLB matchup.
The Chicago Cubs had nothing go their way Friday in a 10-4 defeat at the White Sox. Cubs starter Jose Quintana was charged with five runs over five frames while Dillon Maples and Randy Rosario gave up a combined five runs in 1/3 of an inning.
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The Cubbies offense consisted of nine hits and a pair of BB with David Bote driving in two while Daniel Murphy went 3-5 with an RBI and two runs.
Veteran left hander Jon Lester has been tabbed as the Cubs starter at the White Sox. Lester has been strong on the season with a 16-6 record and a 3.43 ERA.
The Chicago White Sox put everything together in routing the rival Cubs in their series opener on Friday. White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez gave up a run through seven frames before Jace Fry allowed a pair of runs without recording an out.
The CWS amassed 19 hits and a BB with Daniel Palka ripping a two run bomb while Kevan Smith went 2-2 with a homer, three RBI’s and two runs followed by Ryan LaMarre with three hits and three runs driven in.
Lucas Giolito will be taking the mound against the visiting Cubs on Saturday. Giolito leads the White Sox in wins and is 10-11 with a 5.77 ERA over 30 starts.
Under is 8-2 in Chicago Cubs last 10 on grass and under is 8-2 in Chicago Cubs last 10 overall and over is 7-2 in Chicago Cubs last 9 road games. Under is 6-2-2 in Chicago White Sox last 10 on grass and under is 6-2-2 in Chicago White Sox last 10 overall and Chicago White Sox are 9-25 in their last 34 interleague games. Chicago Cubs are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
It’s probably wise to throw out the records when these rivals faceoff so something small on the big underdog White Sox…