White Sox vs Giants Picks & Odds (July 2)

White Sox vs Giants Picks & Odds (July 2)

Leury Garcia

Jul 1, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Chicago White Sox second baseman Leury Garcia (28) celebrates with teammates after a win against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The Giants are -140 home favorites over the White Sox on Saturday
Dylan Cease (6-3, 2.56) will start for the White Sox against Logan Webb (7-2, 3.04)
A look at the odds and matchup can be found below with a prediction

The Chicago White Sox and host San Francisco Giants play the middle game of a three-game series at 4:05 p.m. ET Saturday at Oracle Park.

The White Sox (36-39/20-18 road) won beat the Giants 1-0 on Friday night for their second win in their last three games. San Francisco (40-35/21-18 home) lost for the third time in four games.

White Sox vs Giants Odds

Team
Moneyline
Runline
Total
Chicago White Sox
+120
+1.5 (-185)
Over 7 (-120)
San Francisco Giants
-140
-1.5 (+155)
Under 7 (-100)

Odds as of July 1st at Caesars Sportsbook.

The Giants are -140 favorites, giving them an implied win probability of 58.33%. Both teams have +3000 World Series odds.

 

 

It is expected to be a breezy day with the weather forecast calling for winds from the west at 22-26 mph with gusts to 34 mph along with mostly sunny skies and a high of 64 degrees.

White Sox vs Giants Probable Pitchers

Dylan Cease (6-3, 2.56) is scheduled to start for the White Sox against Logan Webb (7-2, 3.04). Cease, who has +2100 American League Cy Young Award odds, will be pitching on five days of rest and Webb on six.

Cease vs Webb

6-3
Record
7-2
2.56
ERA
3.04
2.55
xERA
3.39
1.23
WHIP
1.12
3.27
SO/W
3.68

Cease has been outstanding of late with a 2-0 record and 0.50 ERA in his last three starts.

Cease set a career-high with 13 strikeouts last Sunday when he beat the Baltimore Orioles at home. He gave up one run on four hits and issued only one walk.

Dylan Cease is getting cocky with it pic.twitter.com/QTFxDiwSDM

— Sox On 35th (@SoxOn35th) June 26, 2022

This will mark Cease’s first career appearance versus the Giants.

Cease is 3-1 on the road in six starts this season with a 1.76 ERA. In the day, he has a 4-2 record and 1.41 ERA in 10 starts.

Webb has even been better than Cease in his last three starts, going 2-0 with a 0.45 ERA.

Last Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds in San Francisco, Webb allowed only one unearned run on two hits in six innings. He had six strikeouts and two walks.

Webb will be facing the White Sox for the first time in his career.

Logan Webb, Nasty 83mph Slider. ?️? pic.twitter.com/r9fcXSD67s

— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) June 26, 2022

In eight starts at home this year, Cease has a 5-1 record and 2.40 ERA. He is 5-2 with a 3.65 ERA in 11 starts during the day.

Batting Average vs Starting Pitchers

White Sox Batters
Batting Average vs Logan Webb
AJ Pollock
.125
Josh Harrison
.000
Giants Batters
Batting Average vs Dylan Cease
LaMonte Wade Jr.
.500
Tommy La Stella
.000

White Sox hitters are 1 for 11 combined against Webb, including AJ Pollock going 1 for 8 with a double. Giants batters have just three at-bats combined versus Ceaase.

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White Sox vs Giants Betting Outlook

The White Sox’s Leury Garcia hit a two-out RBI single in the top of the ninth inning Friday night to account for the game’s lone run.

Garcia and AJ Pollock each had two of the White Sox’s six hits. The Giants managed just three hits while being blanked.

A late-night RBI from Leury García!#ChangeTheGame | @NBCSChicago pic.twitter.com/BLfG2qDONZ

— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) July 2, 2022

The Giants called up infielder Jason Vosler from Triple-A Sacramento and he started at third base to give veteran Evan Longoria a break.

Friday marked the teams’ first meeting since 2017. The White Sox have nine of 11 games from the Giants since 2008.

White Sox vs Giants Last 10 Games

Date
Home Team
Away Team
Score
7/1/22
Giants
White Sox
CWS, 1-0
9/10/17
White Sox
Giants
CWS, 8-1
9/9/17
White Sox
Giants
CWS, 13-1
9/8/17
White Sox
Giants
SF, 9-2
8/13/14
Giants
White Sox
SF, 7-1
8/12/14
Giants
White Sox
CWS, 3-2
6/18/14
White Sox
Giants
CWS, 7-6
6/17/14
White Sox
Giants
CWS, 8-2
5/18/08
Giants
White Sox
CWS, 13-8
5/17/08
Giants
White Sox
CWS, 3-1

White Sox vs Giants Prediction

In a matchup between two of the hottest pitchers in baseball, let’s give the lean to Cease as an underdog based on his outstanding record this season both on the road and in the day.

Pick: White Sox +120 ML

 

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