Chicago White Sox (34-19) at Cleveland Indians (29-24)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 21, 2020 at 6:10 pm (Progressive Field)
Dane Dunning (2-0) (2.33) vs. Aaron Civale (4-5) (3.73)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -115 / Chicago White Sox +105 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians meet Monday in MLB action at Progressive Field.
The Chicago White Sox look for a win after splitting their last six games. The White Sox have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last nine games. The White Sox have won seven straight games when scoring four or more runs. Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 72 hits and 53 RBI while Tim Anderson and Eloy Jimenez have combined for 121 hits and 60 RBI. Dane Dunning gets the ball, and he is 2-0 with a 2.33 ERA and 28 strikeouts this season. This will be Dunning’s first career game against the Indians.
The Cleveland Indians look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Indians have scored 10 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Indians have split their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Cesar Hernandez leads the Indians with 57 hits and 14 RBI while Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez have combined for 112 hits and 64 RBI. Aaron Civale gets the ball, and he is 3-5 with a 3.80 ERA and 59 strikeouts this season. Corbin is 2-2 with a 3.38 ERA and 22 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 4-1 in their last 5 Monday games, 8-2 in their last 10 during game 1 of a series and 24-7 in their last 31 overall. The Indians are 7-19 in their last 26 games as an underdog, 2-7 in their last 9 vs. American League Central and 2-9 in their last 11 overall. The under is 13-3-1 in White Sox last 17 overall. The under is 6-2-2 in Indians last 10 home games. The White Sox are 7-16 in the last 23 meetings in Cleveland.
Dane Dunning has allowed four earned runs and 11 hits in his last 14.2 innings while Aaron Civale has allowed eight runs and 19 hits in his last 18 innings. The Chicago White Sox have been the better and more consistent team this season, and Dunning has been the better pitcher this season, especially lately. Hard not to side with the White Sox and plus money in this spot.