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Chicago White Sox @ Chicago Cubs - June 5, 2024

June 05, 2024, 8:43am EDT

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Chicago Cubs

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+120

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Chicago Cubs

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CHC

-174

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+100

As a former sports statistician, I approach this upcoming interleague game between the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs with a data-driven perspective. The Cubs are favored to win, with Jameson Taillon taking the mound boasting a 3-2 record and a 3.9 ERA. On the other side, Erick Fedde will be pitching for the White Sox with a solid 4-1 record but a higher ERA of 4.95.

Looking at the recent performance of both teams, the White Sox have been struggling, losing their last five games and dropping twelve straight overall. Their batting stats reflect this slump, averaging only 2.867 runs per game with a .209 batting average. In comparison, the Cubs have also faced challenges, winning only three of their last twelve games. However, their batting stats show more promise than their counterparts from the South Side, averaging 4.283 runs per game with a .222 batting average.

Considering these statistics along with the fact that the Cubs have home-field advantage at Wrigley Field, I predict that they will come out on top in this matchup. The over/under is likely to be surpassed given both teams’ recent offensive struggles coupled with their pitchers’ slightly elevated ERAs.

In conclusion, based on the numbers and trends leading up to this game, my prediction is that the Chicago Cubs will defeat the Chicago White Sox in what could be a higher-scoring affair than anticipated. As always in baseball, anything can happen on any given day – but when analyzing the data at hand, it points towards a Cubs victory in this interleague showdown at Wrigley Field.

Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox
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Wager TypeChicago CubsChicago White Sox
Team DataChicago CubsChicago White Sox
Runs4.282.87
Hits7.526.95
Runs Batted In4.002.68
Batting Average0.2220.209
On-Base Slugging66.30%59.50%
Walks3.532.52
Strikeouts8.878.32
Earned Run Average3.974.95