Indians Vs White Sox: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 31, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 30, 2021 - Last Updated on May 31, 2021

Billy Hamilton leads the Chicago White Sox (32-20) into Monday’s matchup with the Cleveland Indians (27-23) on a two-game home run streak. However, his White Sox are underdogs for the contest, with bookmakers naming the Indians as -143 moneyline favorites. The game starts at 6:05 PM ET from Progressive Field, live on BSGL. Chicago is expected to give the ball to Jimmy Lambert, while Cleveland has yet to name a starting pitcher.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 24, 2021, 7:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Indians vs White Sox Betting Lines

Indians Betting Insights

  • The Indians have entered the game as favorites 28 times this season and won 16, or 57.1%, of those games.
  • This season, Cleveland has won 10 of its 14 games, or 71.4%, when favored by at least -143 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 56.8% chance of a victory for the Indians.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Indians and their opponents have combined to hit the over five times.

Indians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.1
HR 7
ERA 4.55
K/9 10.1

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White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox have come away with four wins in the 11 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Chicago has been listed as an underdog of +123 or more on two occasions this season and lost both games.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the White Sox have a 43.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the White Sox and their foes are 2-8 in their previous 10 contests.

White Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.6
HR 11
ERA 2.70
K/9 11.9

White Sox Probable Pitcher – Jimmy Lambert

  • Lambert starts for the first time this season for the White Sox.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday, July 28, the 26-year-old right-hander pitched in relief and went one scoreless inning against the Indians.
  • The Indians rank 26th in MLB action with 194 runs scored this season, and are batting .215 with 58 home runs (17th in baseball).
  • Lambert’s team was the underdog on the moneyline just once in a game he pitched a season ago, and won.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 30, 2021 at 6:07 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Indians Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 27-23
Home 11-11
Road 16-12
vs LHP (Starters) 11-12
vs RHP (Starters) 16-11
Day Games 1-2
Night Games 26-21

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White Sox Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 32-20
Home 20-9
Road 12-11
vs LHP (Starters) 13-3
vs RHP (Starters) 19-17
Day Games 1-2
Night Games 31-18

Indians Hitting Stats

  • The Indians are 17th in MLB play with 58 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
  • The Indians average one home run per game when playing at home this season (22 total in home contests).
  • Cleveland has hit seven home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in home runs this season with 12 while driving in 27 runs.
  • Josh Naylor has collected 41 hits this season and has an OBP of .302. He’s slugging .409 on the year.

White Sox Hitting Stats

  • The White Sox’s 52 home runs rank 21st in Major League Baseball.
  • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 23 road contests this season.
  • Chicago has hit 11 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Yermin Mercedes leads the White Sox with a .314 batting average.
  • Yoan Moncada has 11 doubles, four home runs and 36 walks while hitting .289.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: White Sox (+123)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

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

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