White Sox vs Mariners: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 5, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 5, 2021

The Seattle Mariners (2-1) enter Monday’s matchup with the Chicago White Sox (1-3) following their 2-1 series victory over the Giants. The White Sox, coming off of a series loss against the Angels, are listed as -122 favorites for Game 1. The series begins at T-Mobile Park, starting at 10:10 PM ET. Chicago’s Carlos Rodon and Seattle’s Justus Sheffield have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 4, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

White Sox vs Mariners Betting Lines

White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox entered a game as favorites 35 times last season and won 26, or 74.3%, of those games.
  • Last season, Chicago won 25 of its 32 games, or 78.1%, when favored by at least -122 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 53% chance of a victory for the White Sox.
  • Games involving Chicago went over the total set by bookmakers in 26 of 57 chances last season.

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Mariners Betting Insights

  • The Mariners were chosen as underdogs in 48 games last year and walked away with the win 20 times (41.7%) in those games.
  • Last year, Seattle won 19 of 47 games when listed as at least +105 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mariners have a 47% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Seattle and its opponents hit the over in 29 of their 56 games with a total set by oddsmakers last season.

Mariners Probable Pitcher – Justus Sheffield

  • Sheffield will make his first start of the season for the Mariners.
  • In his last appearance on Saturday, Sept. 26, the 24-year-old lefty started the game and went five innings against the Athletics.
  • Sheffield’s team went 4-3 in games he pitched when they were moneyline underdogs a season ago.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 5, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

White Sox Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 1-3
Home 0-0
Road 1-3
vs LHP (Starters) 1-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-3
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 1-3

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White Sox Probable Pitcher – Carlos Rodón

  • The White Sox will send out Rodon for his first start of the season.
  • The last time the lefty took the mound was on Thursday, Oct. 1 last season, when he pitched zero innings in a matchup with the Athletics.
  • The left-hander appeared in one game with his team as the moneyline favorite last season and lost.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 5, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mariners Hitting Splits

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

White Sox Hitting Stats

  • The White Sox ranked third-best in MLB play last season with 96 total home runs.
  • The White Sox had a 21-4 record in games last season when they hit two or more home runs.
  • Jose Abreu slugged 19 home runs and collected 60 RBI last season while batting .317.
  • Tim Anderson posted a .322 average with 10 homers and 21 RBI.

Mariners Hitting Stats

  • The Mariners ranked 25th in Major League Baseball with 60 home runs.
  • They were 11-4 last season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • Kyle Seager put up nine home runs and had 40 runs batted in last season.
  • Ty France had a .305 batting average with 43 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
White Sox (-122)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

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

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