From Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, we have the Red Sox and White Sox facing off in an AL matchup. Sunday's forecast in Chicago calls for scattered clouds and temperatures in the low 70s. First pitch is set for 2:10 PM ET.

The Red Sox are favored on the money line, with their odds sitting at -165 compared to the White Sox at +136. The over/under line is currently at 9 runs, and Zack Kelly is starting for the Red Sox, while the White Sox have Chris Flexen on the mound. Boston is 32-33, while the White Sox are 17-48 and have won two straight. The Red Sox are 3rd in the AL East, and the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX VS BOSTON RED SOX BETTING PICK

The Pick: Chicago White Sox Moneyline +136

This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 2:10 ET on Sunday, June 9th.

HOW TO BET THE RED SOX VS WHITE SOX:

  • We have the White Sox winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the White Sox to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

Chicago cruised to an easy 6-1 win over the Red Sox in the most recent game of this series. The White Sox had a huge 5th inning, scoring five of their six runs. As for the Red Sox, they scored their only run in the 5th. Heading into the game, the White Sox were at +195 on the money line.

Nick Nastrini only went 4 1/3 innings for the White Sox but gave up just one hit and one earned run. Tanner Banks came out of the bullpen for the win. Brayan Bello had a rough outing for the Red Sox, going just 4 2/3 innings and giving up five runs on nine hits.

Gavin Sheets and Paul DeJong each homered for the White Sox, while Lenyn Sosa scored twice and drove in two runs while going 2/4. Bobby Dalbec hit the lone home run for the Red Sox, going 1/3.

Red Sox Records & Stats

Boston is 32-33 overall and is 3rd in the AL East, 12.5 games behind the Yankees. The Red Sox have dropped two straight games, and they are just 5-8 in AL East matchups this year. On the road, the Red Sox are 18-15 compared to 14-18 at home.

As the road favorite, the Red Sox have gone 7-2 this year, and their overall record as the favorite is 18-14. Boston has struggled as the underdog this year, going 14-19. Heading into game four vs. the White Sox, the Red Sox trail in the series 1-2.

The Red Sox have been a solid run line bet on the road this season, going 19-14, but they have failed to cover in their last two road games. Overall, they are 29-36 against the run line, with an average scoring margin of +0.4 runs per game. They have been a better bet to cover as the underdog, going 18-15, compared to 11-21 as the favorite.

The Red Sox are on the road today against the White Sox, and the over/under line is set at 9 runs. Their games have averaged 8.5 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 27-33. The average over/under line in their games is 8 runs, and their over/under record when the line is set at 9 runs is 3-1-2. Only 12.3% of their games have had over/under lines set at 9 runs or higher.

Right-hander Zack Kelly is getting the start for the Red Sox today as he faces the White Sox on the road. He has made 13 appearances this season but has yet to make a start. Kelly's ERA is 2.00, and his record for the season is 0-1. Opponents have hit just .157 off Kelly this year, and his WHIP is 1.17. Looking back at his last outing, Kelly went one-third of an inning out of the bullpen and didn't give up a run. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. Kelly has finished with a no-decision in each of his last four outings.

Over the past eight games, both Jarren Duran and Rafael Devers have been swinging the bat well for the Red Sox, with Duran going 10/33 and Devers going 9/29. Devers has three homers in this stretch and is 1st on the team with 13 homers. Ceddanne Rafaela comes into the game with a team-high 37 RBIs but is batting just .216 for the season.

As a team, the Red Sox are averaging 4.5 runs per game, which is 10th in the league. They have been even better on the road, averaging 4.9 runs per game. Overall, they are the 8th ranked home run hitting team in the league and have the 6th best team batting average in the league.

White Sox Records & Stats

With an overall record of 17-48, the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central, 25 games behind the Guardians for the division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 5-19. Chicago has won two straight games, and they are 2-8 over their last 10 games.

At home, the White Sox are just 12-22 this season, and they are an MLB-worst 5-26 on the road. So far, they have been good as the favorite, going 3-0, but they are just 14-48 as the underdog. This season, the White Sox are 6-21 in day games and 11-27 in night games. Chicago has an overall series record of 4-15-1 and have dropped six straight series.

Chicago is 17-17 against the run line at home, but 11-20 on the road. The White Sox are 3-0 against the run line as the favorite, but 25-37 as the underdog. Their average run differential in wins is +2.8, but it drops to -3.9 in losses. Their overall run line record is 28-37, with an average run differential of -2.2 runs per game.

Chicago White Sox games have had an average of 8.3 runs scored per game this season, and their over/under record is 31-31. When the over/under line is set at 9 runs, their record is 2-6-1. Only 4.6% of their games have had over/under lines set at 9 runs, with the majority of their games having lower lines.

Right-hander Chris Flexen gets the start for the White Sox today as he faces the Red Sox at home. Flexen has made 11 starts this year and has a record of 2-5 with an ERA of 5.19. So far, he has turned in two quality starts and is coming off an outing in which he gave up just one earned run in five innings of work. In that outing vs. the Cubs, he finished with a no-decision. Flexen has been hit or miss this year and has an ERA of 7.04 at home compared to 4.53 on the road.

Chicago's offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, as they are 30th in runs scored and are also the worst hitting team in the league, with a team batting average of just .218. The White Sox have also struggled in terms of getting on base, as their team OBP is just .279, which is also the worst in the league. One of the few bright spots for the team has been the play of Paul DeJong and Gavin Sheets, as DeJong leads the team with 11 homers, and Sheets has gone deep seven times.

Andrew Vaughn has been one of the team's hottest hitters of late, as he has gone 8/20 in his last five games while driving in three runs and hitting two homers. This has helped him move into 3rd on the team with 22 RBIs. DeJong has also been swinging the bat well, going 6/21 in his last six games, with three homers and six RBIs.