Chicago
White Sox
Stadium Guaranteed Rate Field
0-0 Overall | AL CENTRAL 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
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Schedule
Regular season
Tue  7/21
@
Cubs
POSTPONED
Thu  7/23
vs
Twins
POSTPONED
Fri  7/24
vs
Twins
POSTPONED
Sat  7/25
vs
Twins
POSTPONED
Sun  7/26
vs
Twins
POSTPONED
Mon  7/27
vs
Tigers
POSTPONED
Tue  7/28
vs
Tigers
POSTPONED
Wed  7/29
vs
Tigers
POSTPONED
Thu  7/30
@
Indians
POSTPONED
Fri  7/31
@
Indians
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

There are 3 teams who have 40/1, 2.4% odds to win the World Series. They are not a good bet to win the World Series. Their 0.3% chance is #19 in the league. In simulations, they win the AL 0.7% of the time and are not a good value at 20/1, 4.8%. The White Sox are averaging 80.1 wins per sim so we recommend betting them to come under 83.5 wins. At +800 the White Sox are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 10.5% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 11/4, 26.7%. They win the division in 4.2% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #9 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

They were expected to win 42% of their games last season so their 72-89 met expectations. In terms of money line profit, they were one of the best teams at +677. They were not good against the spread going 80-81 (-236 loss). They went over 76 times and came in under 80 times. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Kansas City Royals. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is better than it should be. Since last season their average run differential is -0.77 which ranks #11 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #9. They are the #10 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #12 ranked team among home teams.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Jose Abreu who is projected to be the #2 first baseman / DH. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
79 Abreu, Jose 1B6-324501/29/19876No College
53 Anderson, Drew SP6-320003/22/19943No College
7 Anderson, Tim SS6-118506/23/19934No College
73 Basabe, Luis CF6-018008/26/19960No College
39 Bummer, Aaron RP6-320009/21/19933Nebraska
84 Cease, Dylan SP6-220012/28/19951No College
31 Cishek, Steve RP6-621706/18/198610No College
38 Collins, Zack DH6-322002/06/19951Miami (FL)
48 Colome, Alex RP6-122012/31/19887No College
50 Cordero, Jimmy RP6-422210/19/19912No College
36 Cuthbert, Cheslor 3B6-120511/16/19925No College
26 Delmonico, Nicky 1B6-323007/12/19923No College
54 Detwiler, Ross SP6-521003/06/198611No College
78 Dunning, Dane SP6-420012/20/19940Florida
23 Encarnacion, Edwin DH6-123001/07/198315No College
15 Engel, Adam CF6-221012/09/19913Louisville
57 Fry, Jace RP6-120507/09/19933Oregon State
51 Fulmer, Carson RP6-019512/13/19934Vanderbilt
28 Garcia, Leury CF5-818003/18/19917No College
27 Giolito, Lucas SP6-624507/14/19944No College
47 Gonzalez, Gio SP6-019509/19/198512No College
24 Grandal, Yasmani C6-122011/08/19888Miami (FL)
59 Guerrero, Tayron RP6-721401/09/19913No College
52 Hamilton, Ian RP6-020006/16/19951Washington State
41 Herrera, Kelvin RP5-1020512/31/19899No College
89 Heuer, Codi RP6-519507/03/19960No College
74 Jimenez, Eloy LF6-422011/27/19961No College
87 Johnson, Tyler RP6-218008/21/19950South Carolina
60 Keuchel, Dallas SP6-320701/01/19888Arkansas
34 Kopech, Michael SP6-321504/30/19961No College
40 Lopez, Reynaldo SP5-1120001/04/19944No College
--- Madrigal, Nick 5-716503/05/19970Oregon State
43 Marshall, Evan RP6-222504/18/19906Kansas State
30 Mazara, Nomar RF6-421504/26/19954No College
33 McCann, James C6-322506/13/19906Arkansas
20 Mendick, Danny SS5-1018909/28/19931No College
75 Mercedes, Yermin C5-1117502/14/19930No College
10 Moncada, Yoan 3B6-222005/27/19954No College
88 Robert, Luis CF6-320508/03/19970No College
55 Rodon, Carlos SP6-323512/10/19925NC State
37 Romine, Andrew SS6-120012/24/19859Arizona State
66 Ruiz, Jose RP6-119010/21/19943No College
94 Vaughn, Andrew 1B6-021404/03/19980California