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Chicago White Sox vs. Boston Red Sox

June 8, 2024


Game 3 of a four-game weekend series between the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox will take place in Chicago, Illinois, at Guaranteed Rate Field. The first pitch of Game 3 is scheduled for 4:10 PM ET on Saturday afternoon and will air on NBC Sports Chicago and NESN.

Boston Red Sox Team Preview

After dominating Game 1 of the series on Thursday with a 14-2 win, the Red Sox lost Game 2 on Friday against the Chicago White Sox by a score of 2-7. Cooper Criswell only lasted 4 ? innings after allowing three runs and recording two strikeouts. The Red Sox did have a lead after the top of the 3rd inning following Jarren Duran stealing home plate and did have six hits in the game.

Boston has lost three of the previous four meetings against Chicago. However, the Red Sox have outscored the White Sox by an average of 4.5 to 3.25 runs per game in those contests. The loss also dropped the Red Sox's record to .500 this season at 32-32, which puts them in third place in the AL East, behind the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles, and gives them the 8th-best record in the American League.

The Boston Red Sox will look to bounce back from their loss in Game 2 of the series when they travel to face the Chicago White Sox in Game 3.

Chicago White Sox Team Preview

The Chicago White Sox have the worst record in the American League and are 32 games below .500 at 16-48, which also gives them the worst record in baseball. The White Sox have the worst run differential in baseball at -147 and are outscored by their opponents by an average of 2.3 runs per game in those contests.

 However, Chicago ended their 14-game losing streak following a 7-2 win in Game 2 of the series against Boston on Friday. Garratt Crochet pitched a gem in Game 2 after pitching 6 innings and allowing one run while striking out 10 batters against the Red Sox. Luis Robert, Gavin Sheets, and Andrew Vaughn also played pivotal roles in the win as Luis Robert hit a one-run home run in the 1st inning while Sheets and Vaughn hit one-run home runs in the 6th inning.

Chicago has won six of the previous ten meetings against Boston; however, the Red Sox have outscored the White Sox by an average of 3.5 to 4.6 runs in those meetings. The Chicago White Sox will look to build on the momentum following the win in Game 2 of the series when they host the Boston Red Sox for Game 3 of the series on Saturday afternoon.

Odds and Series Trends

WagerWeb lists the Boston Red Sox as -220 moneyline favorites on the road against the Chicago White Sox for Game 3 of the series on Saturday afternoon. Chicago has won two of the previous three and six of the last ten against Boston. However, the Red Sox have outscored the White Sox by an average of 4.6 to 3.5 runs per game in the last ten and 6 to 4 runs per game in the previous three games.

Game Pick

Chicago is the worst team in baseball this season as they enter this game 32 games under .500 and have the worst run differential in baseball at -147. The White Sox have won six of the last ten and two of the previous three games against the Red Sox. However, Boston has outscored Chicago by an average margin of 1.1 runs per game over the last ten and 2 runs per game over the previous three games in the series. Take the run line for the Chicago White Sox at +1.5 when they host the Boston Red Sox for Game 3 of the series on Saturday afternoon.

Spooky Express Pick: Chicago White Sox Run Line +1.5 (+118)