White Sox vs. Cubs MLB Preview: Starting Lineups, Odds, Weather & Stats (6/4/24)

Written By Editorial Team on June 4, 2024 - Last Updated on June 5, 2024
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The Chicago White Sox are set to play against the Chicago Cubs on June 4, at 8:05 PM at Wrigley Field, Chicago. This MLB game, airing on NBCS, features teams from the AL Central and NL Central divisions. MLB betting odds favor the Cubs at -294, with the White Sox at +241. The game anticipates overcast weather with a high of 82°F.

Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs Pre-Game Betting Odds

In the upcoming MLB game at Wrigley Field, Chicago, the Cubs are shown as significant favorites against the White Sox across several sportsbooks. The moneyline for the Cubs ranges from -290 to -305, indicating strong confidence in their victory. The White Sox are underdogs with moneyline odds between +235 and +245. The over/under for the game is consistently set at 9.0 runs, suggesting expectations for a relatively high-scoring game. Here’s a closer look at Ohio sportsbook odds:

  • Bet365: Cubs -290, over/under 9.0
  • BetMGM: Cubs -300, over/under 9.0
  • Caesars: Cubs -305, over/under 9.0
  • BetRivers: Cubs -300, over/under 9.0

Odds are subject to change between the White Sox vs. Cubs.

White Sox vs. Cubs Projected Starting Lineups

White Sox starting lineup

  1. CF Tommy Pham (R)
  2. 1B Andrew Vaughn (R)
  3. DH Gavin Sheets (L)
  4. SS Paul DeJong (R)
  5. LF Corey Julks (R)
  6. RF Oscar Colás (L)
  7. 2B Zach Remillard (R)
  8. 3B Danny Mendick (R)
  9. C Martín Maldonado (R)

Cubs starting lineup

  1. DH Mike Tauchman (L)
  2. RF Seiya Suzuki (R)
  3. CF Cody Bellinger (L)
  4. 3B Christopher Morel (R)
  5. LF Ian Happ (S)
  6. 2B Nico Hoerner (R)
  7. 1B Michael Busch (L)
  8. SS Dansby Swanson (R)
  9. C Miguel Amaya (R)

Injuries for White Sox & Cubs today

Chicago White Sox

  • Max Stassi (C) on 60-day IL with hip inflammation, out until at least May.
  • Dominic Leone (RP) on 15-day IL due to right elbow inflammation, expected return early June.
  • Mike Clevinger (SP) on 15-day IL with right elbow inflammation, mid-June return anticipated.
  • Andrew Benintendi (LF) dealing with left Achilles tendinitis, on 10-day IL, mid-June return expected.
  • Eloy Jiménez (DH) has left hamstring strain, on 10-day IL, late June or early July return.

Chicago Cubs

  • Yency Almonte (RP) facing right shoulder strain, on 15-day IL, June return expected.
  • Colten Brewer (RP) with lower back strain, on 15-day IL, slated for June return.
  • Keegan Thompson (SP) out with viral illness, on 15-day IL, expected back in June.
  • Adbert Alzolay (RP) on 60-day IL due to right forearm strain.
  • Julian Merryweather (RP) has rib stress fracture, on 60-day IL, July return expected.

Projected lineups and injuries are pulled from Sportsdata.

Chicago White Sox Team Stats

Struggling at the bottom of the AL Central with a record of 15-45, the Chicago White Sox are facing challenges. Their season stats highlight areas of concern and potential focus for bettors:

  • Runs per game: 2.9
  • Team average: .214
  • Team home runs: 43
  • Team Stolen bases: 36
  • Team ERA: 4.85
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 499

With a recent record of 0-10 in their last 10 games and on an 11-game losing streak, MLB betting odds might not favor the White Sox as they head into their next game.

Chicago Cubs Team Stats

The Chicago Cubs, standing 3rd in the NL Central with a 29-31 record, show a mixed performance. Season stats to note for MLB fans and bettors include:

  • Runs per game: 4.3
  • Team average: .228
  • Team home runs: 58
  • Team Stolen bases: 38
  • Team ERA: 3.93
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 532

Despite a recent slump with 2 wins in their last 10 games, the Cubs’ stronger stats may offer better MLB betting odds as they approach their next game at Wrigley Field against the Chicago White Sox.

Player Stats For White Sox vs. Cubs

Key players for the Chicago White Sox include Gavin Sheets and Paul DeJong, with Sheets leading in batting average and DeJong in home runs and runs. From the Chicago Cubs, Cody Bellinger and Christopher Morel stand out, with Bellinger leading in batting average and Morel in home runs and RBIs. This matchup at Wrigley Field is crucial for MLB betting enthusiasts looking at the odds.

White Sox Leaders Ahead of the Game

The White Sox’s performance is anchored by Gavin Sheets and Paul DeJong. Sheets leads in batting average and RBIs, while DeJong contributes significantly with home runs and runs. Their stats are vital for bettors analyzing the game’s odds.

  • AVG Leader: Gavin Sheets .237
  • HR Leader: Paul DeJong 9
  • RBI Leader: Gavin Sheets 22
  • Runs Leader: Paul DeJong 21
  • SB Leader: Braden Shewmake 5

Cubs Leaders Ahead of the Game

The Cubs count on Cody Bellinger for batting average and Christopher Morel for home runs and RBIs. Their stats are key for MLB betting odds, making them essential players in this Chicago matchup.

  • AVG Leader: Cody Bellinger .265
  • HR Leader: Christopher Morel 10
  • RBI Leader: Christopher Morel 35
  • Runs Leader: Mike Tauchman 33
  • SB Leader: Pete Crow-Armstrong 7
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