Angels vs White Sox: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 4, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 4, 2021

The Los Angeles Angels will look to pick up their third win of the season when they take on the Chicago White Sox (1-2) on Sunday. The game begins at 8:37 PM ET, with the Angels listed as -124 favorites on the moneyline. Shohei Ohtani takes the mound for Los Angeles while Dylan Cease is Chicago’s starter for the contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Angels vs White Sox Betting Lines

Angels Betting Insights

  • The Angels won 12, or 44.4%, of the 27 games they played as favorites last season.
  • Los Angeles had a record of 11-12 in games where sportsbooks favored them by at least -124 on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Angels have a 53.2% chance to win.
  • Games involving Los Angeles went over the total set by oddsmakers in 29 of 55 chances last season.

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White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox came away with seven wins in the 22 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, Chicago came away with a win five times in 17 chances when named as an underdog of +105 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the White Sox have a 46.8% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Chicago’s games went over the total in 26 of its 57 opportunities.

White Sox Probable Pitcher – Dylan Cease

  • Cease will make his first start of the season for the White Sox.
  • The 25-year-old righty last appeared Wednesday, Sept. 30 against the Athletics, when he came on in relief and went one scoreless inning.
  • Cease and his team put together a 2-4 record in games he appeared in when they were the underdog on the moneyline a season ago.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 4, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Angels Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 2-1
Home 2-1
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-1
vs RHP (Starters) 2-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 2-1

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Angels Probable Pitcher – Shohei Ohtani

  • Ohtani has been named the starter for the Angels and will make his first start this season.
  • The last time the 26-year-old righty pitched was on Sunday, Sept. 27, throwing 2/3 innings out of the bullpen against the Dodgers.
  • Ohtani and his team had a 7-12 record when he pitched as a favorite last season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 4, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

White Sox Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 1-2
Home 0-0
Road 1-2
vs LHP (Starters) 1-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-2
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 1-2

Angels Hitting Stats

  • The Angels averaged 1.4 home runs per game to rank 10th in MLB play with 85 total home runs last season.
  • The Angels hit 49 home runs at home last season (1.6 per game).
  • Anthony Rendon finished last season with nine home runs, 31 RBI and a batting average of .286.
  • Mike Trout slugged 17 homers and finished with 46 RBI.

White Sox Hitting Stats

  • The White Sox ranked third in Major League Baseball with 96 home runs.
  • They won 21 of the 25 games last season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Jose Abreu hit 19 home runs and had 60 runs batted in last season.
  • Tim Anderson hit .322 a season ago with 67 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: White Sox (+105)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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