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    Sportsbooks don’t expect the Chicago White Sox (47-72), at -166 on the moneyline, to stop their three-game losing streak when they face the Chicago Cubs (61-57), at -166, on Tuesday at 8:05 PM ET. The Cubs have Kyle Hendricks starting, while the White Sox will send out Touki Toussaint.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cubs vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 15, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Wrigley Field
    Cubs vs White Sox Betting Information
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    Cubs -166

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

    • TV Channel: MARQ

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs rank 12th in MLB play with 143 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Cubs’ .255 batting average is ninth-best in the majors.
    • The Cubs rank fourth in MLB with an on-base percentage of .332.
    • The Cubs’ nine strikeouts per game rank 21st in the majors.
    • The Cubs average 1.3 homers per game when playing at home this season (75 total in home outings).
    • The Cubs are slugging .434 with three extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.9 hits per game and is batting .265.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Nico Hoerner leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.404) thanks to 35 extra-base hits. He has a .280 batting average and an on-base percentage of .338.
    • Among the qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks 29th, his on-base percentage ranks 56th, and he is 104th in slugging.
    • Hoerner will look for his seventh straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .275 with two doubles, a home run, five walks and an RBI.
    • Cody Bellinger has 108 hits and an OBP of .379, both of which lead the Cubs this season. He’s batting .328 and slugging .556.
    • He is fourth in batting average, 12th in on-base percentage and eighth in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Jeimer Candelario has collected 112 base hits, an OBP of .356 and a slugging percentage of .495 this season.
    • Ian Happ has 13 home runs, 53 RBI and a batting average of .240 this season.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox have hit 129 homers this season, which ranks 21st in the league.
    • The White Sox’s .237 batting average ranks 22nd in the league this season.
    • The White Sox are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking last with an OBP of .294.
    • The White Sox rank 20th with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 61 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .382 in away games this season with 176 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .233 with 8.1 base hits per contest.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Luis Robert has put up a slugging percentage of .563 and has 116 hits, both team-high numbers for the White Sox. He’s batting .271 and with an on-base percentage of .325.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, his batting average ranks 45th, his on-base percentage ranks 84th, and he is sixth in slugging.
    • Robert hopes to build on a seven-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .314 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs, two walks and six RBI.
    • Andrew Vaughn is hitting .255 with 24 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 29 walks. He’s slugging .432 with an on-base percentage of .318.
    • His batting average is 77th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 97th, and he is 75th in slugging.
    • Andrew Benintendi a has .333 on-base percentage to pace the White Sox.
    • Eloy Jimenez is batting .274 with 14 doubles, 14 home runs and 21 walks.

    Cubs vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Kyle Hendricks (CHC) Pitcher Touki Toussaint (CHW)
    4 – 6 W/L 1 – 5
    86.1 IP 46.1
    4.17 ERA 4.27
    1.135 WHIP 1.403
    5.9 K/9 9.1
    1.5 BB/9 6.2

    Cubs vs. White Sox Injury Updates

    • Cubs: Marcus Stroman: 15 Day IL (Hip), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Brad Boxberger: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • White Sox: Seby Zavala: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Liam Hendriks: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Romy Gonzalez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Robert: day-to-day (Finger)

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