Oakland Athletics (39-63) vs. Chicago White Sox (49-50)
July 31, 2022 at 2:10pm EDT
The Line: Chicago White Sox -385 / Oakland Athletics +250; Over/Under: -8.5
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The Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox go head to head on Sunday at MLB Action at Guaranteed Rate Field. This will be the finale of our 3-game weekend series. The A’s scored a 4-run victory in the opener and the Sox came from behind on Saturday.Check it out all season long Free MLB Pick At Sports Chat Place.
Auckland scored three runs in the second innings on Friday to win 7–3. In Game 2 on Saturday, he led 2–0 after the Athletics finished his third inning, but couldn’t hold it in a 3–2 loss. Starter Paul his Blackburn recorded 5.0 clean his frames, 5 hits, and 4 his Ks without a walk.
Sunday’s A starter is Adam Oller. In his 11 games (6 starts) this year, Olah is 1-3 with an 8.07 ERA. In 32.1 total innings, he has his 21 walks, 39 hits, 22 K and 29 earned runs.
The White Sox side scored two runs in the seventh inning on Friday but couldn’t get out of the hole. In Game 2 on Saturday, Chicago hit a two-run homer off Gavin Sheets that helped a walk-off en route. Johnny Cueto had 2 earned runs, 6 hits and 1 walk in 7.0 frames.
Dylan Seeds will take the starting mound for the Sox on Sunday. So far this year, Cease has appeared in his 20 games, posting a 10-4 record and his 2.03 ERA. In 110.2 innings, he had his 25 earned runs, 83 hits, 49 walks and 154 K.
The A’s are 4-9 in their last 13 games on Sunday and 2-6 in their final eight games of the third game of the series. Auckland are 101-47 in the final 148 against AL Central.
Meanwhile, the Sox are 5-0 in their last five games on Sunday and 5-1 in their last six games in the third game of the series. Under is 2-0-2 in Chicago’s final four in Game 3 of the series.
Choose: I’m going to stay in socks with this one. The line is thick and I can’t get close to it. Cease has had a very good year and is in great shape right now. In his last three starts, Cease recorded 18.2 clean frames and three wins with 13 hits and 6 walks. As for Olah, in his last two starts he has given up his 6 earned runs in 9.1 innings. If Cease can keep it up, Chicago should emerge victorious in the finale.
Andrew’s free pick:
Chicago White Sox -385