White Sox vs Indians: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 12, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 12, 2021

An AL Central matchup on Monday features the second-place Chicago White Sox (4-5) hosting the third-place Cleveland Indians (5-3). The White Sox (-136) are listed as favorites for the game, which gets underway at 8:10 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field. Chicago’s Carlos Rodon gets the start, and he’ll go against Cleveland’s Triston McKenzie.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 12, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

White Sox vs Indians 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 21 of its 27 games, or 77.8%, when favored by at least -136 on the moneyline.
  • The White Sox have a 55% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Chicago and its opponents went over the total last season in 26 of their 57 opportunities.

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Indians Betting Insights

  • The Indians were underdogs in 11 games last season and came away with the win three times (27.3%) in those contests.
  • Last season, Cleveland was a moneyline underdog of -136 or longer four times, losing every contest.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Indians have a 45% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Cleveland’s games went over the total in 21 of its 58 opportunities.

Indians Probable Pitcher – Triston McKenzie

  • McKenzie will start for the Indians, his first of the season.
  • The 23-year-old right-hander has one appearance out of the bullpen this season.
  • McKenzie’s team was the moneyline underdog just one time in a game he pitched a season ago, and lost.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 12, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

White Sox Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 4-5
Home 1-1
Road 3-4
vs LHP (Starters) 3-1
vs RHP (Starters) 1-4
Day Games 0-1
Night Games 4-4

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White Sox Probable Pitcher – Carlos Rodón

  • Rodon will take to the mound for the White Sox, his second start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he threw five innings against the Mariners without allowing a run.
  • His team won his only start as a favorite this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 12, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Indians Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 5-3
Home 4-1
Road 1-2
vs LHP (Starters) 3-2
vs RHP (Starters) 2-1
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 5-3

White Sox Hitting Stats

  • The White Sox averaged 1.6 home runs per game to rank third in MLB action with 96 total home runs last season.
  • The White Sox hit 52 homers at home last season (1.7 per game).
  • Jose Abreu slugged 19 home runs and collected 60 RBI last season while batting .317.
  • Luis Robert hit .233 with an OBP of .302 and a slugging percentage of .436.

Indians Hitting Stats

  • The Indians hit just 59 homers last season, which ranked 27th in the league.
  • In 30 games on the road last season, they hit 34 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
  • Jose Ramirez hit 17 home runs and had 46 runs batted in last season, while racking up a batting average of .292.
  • Cesar Hernandez had 20 doubles, three home runs and 24 walks while hitting .283.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
White Sox (-136)

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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