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Cleveland Guardians vs. Chicago White Sox odds, tips and betting trends | May 11

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The Cleveland Guardians (24-15) play the Chicago White Sox (11-28), who will be trying to extend a three-game winning streak, Saturday at 7:10 PM ET, at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The White Sox are an underdog (+141 moneyline odds to win) when they takes the field at home against the Guardians (-167). The starting pitchers are Triston McKenzie (2-2) for the Cleveland Guardians, and Mike Clevinger (0-1) for the Chicago White Sox.

These clubs play again after the White Sox’s 6-3 victory over the Guardians yesterday. Garrett Crochet (6.0 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 11 K) registered the win for the White Sox. Paul DeJong went 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI to lead the team on offense. Carlos Carrasco (7.0 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 5 K) took the loss on the mound for the Guardians.

Here’s what you need to prepare for Saturday’s Guardians vs. White Sox contest, including viewing options.

Cleveland Guardians vs. Chicago White Sox odds and betting lines

MLB odds courtesy of BetMGM Sportsbook. Odds updated Saturday at 3:16 PM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Guardians (-167, bet $167 to win $100)
  • Underdog: White Sox (+141, bet $100 to win $141)
  • Over/under: 8

Guardians vs. White Sox: Live streaming info & game time

  • Game Day: Saturday, May 11, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
  • TV Channel: Bally Sports
  • Live Stream: Fubo (Watch for free)

Guardians stats and trends

Guardians betting records

  • This season, the Guardians have won 15 out of the 23 games, or 65.2%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • This season Cleveland has won four of its six games when favored by at least -167 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Guardians have a 62.5% chance to win.
  • Cleveland’s games have gone over the total in 20 of its 39 chances.
  • In 38 games with a spread this season, the Guardians are 23-15-0 ATS.

Triston McKenzie (Guardians probable starter)

  • McKenzie (2-2) takes the mound for the Guardians in his eighth start of the season. He’s put together a 3.97 ERA in 34 2/3 innings pitched, with 30 strikeouts.
  • His most recent time out was on Monday against the Detroit Tigers, when the right-hander tossed five innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 3.97, with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings, in seven games this season. Opposing hitters have a .220 batting average against him.
  • McKenzie has one quality start under his belt this season.
  • McKenzie will try to last five or more innings for his third straight start. He’s averaging 4.9 innings per outing.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in one of his seven outings this season.
  • The opposing White Sox offense has the 29th-ranked slugging percentage (.333) and is 27th in MLB play with 29 home runs. It has a collective .213 batting average, and is 28th in MLB with 271 total hits and last in MLB action scoring 116 runs.
  • McKenzie has pitched 5 2/3 innings without giving up an earned run on three hits, while striking out two against the White Sox this season.

Guardians batting stats

  • The Guardians have hit 42 homers this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
  • Hitters for Cleveland have combined for a team rank of 13th in the majors with a .394 team slugging percentage.
  • The Guardians have a team batting average of .240 this season, which ranks 15th among MLB teams.
  • Cleveland has scored the ninth-most runs in the majors this season with 187.
  • The Guardians have an OBP of .311 this season, which ranks 16th in MLB.
  • Cleveland is one of the most-disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking seventh with an average of 7.7 strikeouts per game.

White Sox stats and trends

White Sox betting records

  • The White Sox have been underdogs in 38 games this season and have come away with the win 10 times (26.3%) in those contests.
  • Chicago has a win-loss record of 6-20 when favored by +141 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the White Sox have a 41.5% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 18 of its 39 opportunities.
  • The White Sox are 19-19-0 against the spread in their 38 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Mike Clevinger (White Sox probable starter)

  • Clevinger (0-1) starts for the White Sox, his second of the season.
  • In his last time out on Monday, the righty threw two innings against the Tampa Bay Rays, giving up three earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • In one game this season, he has a 13.50 ERA and 0 strikeouts per nine innings while opponents are hitting .500 against him.
  • The opposing Guardians offense has a collective .240 batting average, and is 14th in the league with 315 total hits and ninth in MLB play with 187 runs scored. They have the 13th-ranked slugging percentage (.394) and are eighth in all of MLB with 42 home runs.

White Sox batting stats

  • The White Sox are fourth-worst in MLB play with 29 home runs.
  • So far this year, Chicago is slugging .333, the second-lowest percentage in the majors.
  • The White Sox have the second-worst batting average in the majors (.213).
  • The offense for Chicago is No. 30 in MLB action scoring three runs per game (116 total runs).
  • The White Sox rank last in baseball with a .273 on-base percentage.

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