Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox


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Today’s matchup is between the Baltimore Orioles (17-35) and the Chicago White Sox (31-20). The Orioles have won 0 of their last 5 games & the White Sox have won 3 of their last 5 games.

The Orioles are starting Keegan Akin (LHP), on the mound who is 0-0 on the season pitching a 6.10 ERA, 2.73 FIP, .299 wOBA, K% of 23.3%, BB% of 2.3%, 88.9 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.26 WHIP in 10.1 innings pitched.

The White Sox are starting Lucas Giolito (RHP), who is 4-4 on the season with a 4.04 ERA, 3.98 FIP, .293 wOBA, K% of 28.6%, BB% of 9.1%, 89.0 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.17 WHIP in 55.2 innings pitched.

The Orioles are 8th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the White Sox are 7th.

On the hitting side, the Orioles have a .301 wOBA and a .301 OBP. The White Sox have a .328 wOBA and a .342 OBP. The Orioles have 49 HRs this season while the White Sox have 46 HRs.

Keegan Akin of the O's with a small sample size is a much better pitcher than his ERA indicates. Though the White Sox have the better hitting team giving me +198 is a value I can't pass.

  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Baltimore's last 16 games.
  • Baltimore are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games.
  • Baltimore are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Chi White Sox.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games.
  • Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
  • Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.