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Chicago White Sox @ Miami Marlins - July 5, 2024

July 05, 2024, 8:41am EDT

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Chicago White Sox

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-205

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Miami Marlins

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-113

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As a former sports statistician, I can’t help but get excited about tonight’s matchup between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago White Sox. The numbers paint an intriguing picture of what we can expect from this game.

On the pitching side, we have Bryan Hoeing taking the mound for the Marlins with a 0-0 win-loss record and a 4.6 ERA. On the other side, Drew Thorpe will be starting for the White Sox with a 2-1 win-loss record and a 4.7 ERA. Both pitchers have been striking out batters at a similar rate, with Hoeing averaging 8.1 strikeouts per game compared to Thorpe’s 8.6.

When it comes to batting, the Marlins have been slightly outperforming the White Sox in runs scored, hits, RBIs, batting average, and on-base slugging percentage per game. The Marlins are averaging 3.5 runs, 7.8 hits, and 3.4 RBIs with a .226 batting average and a .614 OPS. Meanwhile, the White Sox are averaging 3.1 runs, 7.2 hits, and 3 RBIs with a .214 batting average and a .614 OPS.

Based on these stats and our prediction that the Marlins will come out on top in this game, it seems like their stronger offensive performance could give them an edge over the White Sox tonight.

In terms of scoring expectations for this game, both teams have been averaging around three runs per game so far this season. With two relatively evenly matched pitchers on the mound and both teams having similar offensive production levels per game, I wouldn’t be surprised if we see a relatively low-scoring affair tonight.

However, our prediction that the Over/Under will be on the higher side suggests that there could be more scoring than expected in this matchup between the Marlins and White Sox.

Overall, I anticipate an exciting game between these two teams with solid pitching performances from Hoeing and Thorpe but ultimately expect the Marlins to come out ahead based on their stronger offensive numbers so far this season.

Miami Marlins vs Chicago White Sox
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Wager TypeMiami MarlinsChicago White Sox
Team DataMiami MarlinsChicago White Sox
Runs3.483.14
Hits7.777.22
Runs Batted In3.382.99
Batting Average0.2260.214
On-Base Slugging61.41%61.45%
Walks2.002.56
Strikeouts8.078.60
Earned Run Average4.634.69