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    The Chicago White Sox (38-53) host the St. Louis Cardinals (37-52) at 2:10 PM ET on Sunday at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox are favored (-135) to break the 1-1 tie and take the series over the Cardinals (+114). Chicago’s Lucas Giolito and St. Louis’ Steven Matz will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for White Sox vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Sunday, July 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    White Sox vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    White Sox -135 9

    How Do I Watch the White Sox vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox rank 14th in MLB play with 103 total home runs.
    • Chicago ranks 22nd in MLB with a .237 batting average.
    • The White Sox rank 29th in baseball with a .296 on-base percentage.
    • Chicago’s 8.7 strikeouts per game rank 19th in MLB.
    • The White Sox have hit 50 home runs at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • Chicago is slugging .400 with 2.8 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The team averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .246 at home this season.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Luis Robert leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.568) and total hits (91) this season. He’s batting .271 with an on-base percentage of .331.
    • Among qualified batters in the majors, he ranks 46th in batting average, 71st in on-base percentage, and fifth in slugging.
    • Robert will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .190 with two home runs, a walk and four RBI.
    • Andrew Vaughn is hitting .247 with 23 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 28 walks, while slugging .437 with an on-base percentage of .323.
    • His batting average is 100th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 92nd, and his slugging percentage 68th.
    • Vaughn enters this matchup looking to extend his two-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with a double and two RBI.
    • Andrew Benintendi leads Chicago with an OBP of .347 this season while batting .280 with 30 walks and 40 runs scored.
    • Benintendi takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double, two walks and an RBI.
    • Eloy Jimenez has 12 home runs, 40 RBI and a batting average of .273 this season.
    • Jimenez brings a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .300 with a home run and two RBI.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals rank seventh in Major League Baseball with 120 home runs.
    • St. Louis’ .255 batting average ranks 11th in the majors this season.
    • The Cardinals are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking eighth with an OBP of .329.
    • St. Louis ranks 12th with an average of 8.4 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.4 home runs per game in their 47 road contests this season.
    • St. Louis is slugging .419 in 47 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .245 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Nolan Arenado has 94 hits, a team-best for the Cardinals. He’s batting .285 and slugging .521 with an on-base percentage of .331.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he is 22nd in batting average, 71st in on-base percentage and 11th in slugging percentage.
    • Arenado brings a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .400 with three doubles, three home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
    • Paul Goldschmidt’s .371 on-base percentage and .481 slugging percentage both lead his team. He has a batting average of .288.
    • He is currently 17th in batting average, 18th in on-base percentage and 35th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Brendan Donovan is hitting .284 with seven doubles, nine home runs and 30 walks.
    • Nolan Gorman has 12 doubles, 17 home runs and 34 walks while hitting .232.

    White Sox vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Lucas Giolito (CHW) Pitcher Steven Matz (STL)
    6 – 5 W/L 0 – 7
    105.1 IP 66.1
    3.50 ERA 5.02
    1.168 WHIP 1.598
    9.6 K/9 8.1
    2.6 BB/9 3.4

    White Sox vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • White Sox: Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Mike Clevinger: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Michael Kopech: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Joe Kelly: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Romy Gonzalez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)
    • Cardinals: Tommy Edman: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Andrew Knizner: 10 Day IL (Groin), Adam Wainwright: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Helsley: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Drew VerHagen: 15 Day IL (Hip), Jake Woodford: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler O’Neill: 60 Day IL (Back), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jordan Montgomery: day-to-day (Leg), Willson Contreras: day-to-day (Tooth)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the White Sox and Cardinals (Last 10 Games)

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