The Boston Red Sox head to Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Tuesday night to start a three-game series against the White Sox. These two American League foes meet for the second and final time in 2022 to wrap up their six-game regular-season series, and Chicago swept Boston in a three-game set at Fenway Park three weeks ago. Boston will start Nick Pivetta in Tuesday’s clash, while Chicago will give Dylan Cease a nod, so let’s see what’s the best Red Sox vs White Sox betting pick.
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Red Sox vs White Sox Betting Pick
This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 8:10 PM ET on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
Why Bet The White Sox:
✅ Dylan Cease has done a good job for the Chi Sox thus far. He’s had a couple of rough starts, but in the other six, Cease has been outstanding. The 26-year-old right-hander is 4-1 with a 3.09 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, and 2.16 FIP and leads the majors in strikeouts with 67. The current Red Sox are slashing only .216/.338/.249 with zero home runs in 46 at-bats against Cease.
✅ The White Sox have gone 7-2 in their previous nine encounters with the Red Sox and are undefeated in four straight meetings with Boston. The Red Sox are unbeaten in their last five tilts overall, but they’ve struggled on the road lately, going just 5-9 over their previous 14 outings away from home.
✅ It’s hard to trust Nick Pivetta even though he’s coming off a complete game against the Houston Astros. The 29-year-old righty has been awful through his first five starts of the season and carries a 2-4 record, 4.22 ERA, and 1.15 WHIP into Tuesday’s contest in Chicago. The current White Sox are 15-for-60 against Pivetta, who’s allowed ten earned runs across 21.2 innings on the road this season.
Boston Red Sox
The Sawx extended their winning streak to five games with an 8-4 victory in ten innings against Seattle last Sunday. They swept a four-game set against the Mariners, improving to 19-22 on the season.
Boston is tallying 4.24 runs per game (15th in the majors) on a .245/.300/.391 triple-slash (.236/.308/.380 league average). The Sawx are yielding 4.22 runs in a return (18th), and their bullpen has recorded an excellent 1.97 ERA and 2.69 FIP over the last seven days.
Chicago White Sox
The White Sox beat the Yankees in Sunday’s doubleheader at Yankee Stadium, 3-1 and 5-0, improving to 21-20 on the season. They are second in the AL Central, four games behind Minnesota.
Chicago is tallying 3.61 runs per game (25th) while surrendering 4.15 in a return (15th). The Chi Sox’s bullpen has registered a solid 3.42 ERA and 3.29 FIP in the last seven days of action.