Chicago White Sox (1-1) at Los Angeles Angels (1-1)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 9:07 pm (Angel Stadium of Anaheim)
Lance Lynn (0-0) (0.00) vs. Alex Cobb (0-0) (0.00)
The Line: Los Angeles Angels +112 / Chicago White Sox -122 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Angels meet Saturday in MLB action at Angel Stadium.
The Chicago White Sox bounced back with a win on Friday by scoring 12 runs on 13 hits. The White Sox showed just how scary they can be in that victory, finishing 5-13 with RISP, and it’s a glimpse of why many have them as World Series contenders. The White Sox have won 15 of their last 19 regular season games when scoring four or more runs. Yermin Mercedes leads the White Sox with five hits and four RBI while Jose Abreu and Tim Anderson have combined for five hits and five RBI. Lance Lynn gets the ball, and he was 6-3 with a 3.32 ERA and 89 strikeouts last season. Lynn is 4-2 with a 3.58 ERA and 47 strikeouts in his career against the Angels.
The Los Angeles Angels offense showed up in Friday’s loss, but you’re not going to win much in this league when allowing double-digit runs. The good news is the Angels have produced 12 runs and 13 hits in their first two games. The Angels have won seven of their last 10 games when scoring four or more runs. Mike Trout leads the Angels with three hits and two RBI while David Fletcher and Max Stassi have combined for four hits and one RBI. Alex Cobb gets the ball, and he was 2-5 with a 4.30 ERA and 38 strikeouts last season. Cobb is 0-3 with a 13.89 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 4-0 in their last 4 Saturday games and 46-21 in their last 67 games as a favorite. The Angels are 6-1 in their last 7 Saturday games and 21-47 in their last 68 games as an underdog. The over is 6-2 in White Sox last 8 overall. The under is 3-1-2 in Angels last 6 home games. The White Sox are 6-23 in the last 29 meetings in Los Angeles and 17-35 in the last 52 meetings.
The Chicago White Sox have had their way offensively in this series, and now they go up against Cobb who these current hitters are batting .456 in 24 at bats against. Lance Lynn has 127 at bats against current Angels hitters, and he's allowing a .188 batting average with 31 strikeouts. I was higher on the Angels this season than others and will be backing them a lot in underdog spots this season, but I have to give the White Sox the edge here.