Chicago
White Sox
Stadium Guaranteed Rate Field
60-70 Overall | AL CENTRAL 3rd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
White Sox.2555481404.81
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  8/21
@
Twins
W4-0
Thu  8/22
vs
Rangers
W6-1
Fri  8/23
vs
Rangers
W8-3
Sat  8/24
vs
Rangers
L0-4
Sun  8/25
vs
Rangers
W2-0
Tue  8/27
vs
Twins
8:10pm
Wed  8/28
vs
Twins
8:10pm
Thu  8/29
vs
Twins
2:10pm
Fri  8/30
@
Braves
7:20pm
Sat  8/31
@
Braves
7:20pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

The White Sox are not contenders to win the championship at 20000/1. They are one of 2 teams with these odds (#23 in the league). They do not win the World Series in any simulations. They are not a good value to win the AL either at 10000/1. They are projected to win 74 games and live up to their pre-season futures line of 73.5. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a +800 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 0.3% at 25/1, 3.8%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #10 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 54-75. At 59-70 they ahead of expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+798 units). They are not good against the spread (63-66) for a -210 loss. Their under-over record is 65-60 with 4 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Texas Rangers. 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. Their average run differential is -0.9 which ranks #12 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #10. They are the #11 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #13 ranked team among home teams. Based on run differential, they are trending up. Their average run differential in their past 14 games is -0.07 (#7 over this stretch).

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 Yoan Moncada who is projected to be the #4 second baseman the rest of the season. 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
7 Anderson, Tim SS6-118506/23/19934No College
39 Bummer, Aaron RP6-320009/21/19933Nebraska
21 Castillo, Welington C5-1022004/24/198710No College
84 Cease, Dylan SP6-1175No College
48 Colome, Alex RP6-122012/31/19887No College
60 Cordero, Jimmy RP6-422210/19/19912No College
54 Detwiler, Ross SP6-521003/06/198611No College
15 Engel, Adam CF6-221012/09/19913Louisville
57 Fry, Jace RP6-120507/09/19933Oregon State
28 Garcia, Leury CF5-818003/18/19917No College
27 Giolito, Lucas SP6-624507/14/19944No College
17 Goins, Ryan 3B5-1018002/13/19887No College
41 Herrera, Kelvin RP5-1020512/31/19899No College
45 Jay, Jon RF5-1119503/15/198510Miami (FL)
74 Jimenez, Eloy LF6-422011/27/19961No College
40 Lopez, Reynaldo SP5-1120001/04/19944No College
43 Marshall, Evan RP6-222504/18/19906Kansas State
33 McCann, James C6-322506/13/19906Arkansas
10 Moncada, Yoan 3B6-222005/27/19954No College
46 Nova, Ivan SP6-525001/12/198710No College
64 Osich, Josh RP6-323209/03/19885Oregon State
5 Sanchez, Yolmer 2B5-1118506/29/19926No College
53 Santiago, Hector SP6-021512/16/19879No College
32 Skole, Matt DH6-422007/30/19892Georgia Tech