Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox 4-18-23 MLB Analysis, Prediction and Odds

Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox 4/18/23 – After postponing their opening game due to rain on Monday, the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox will meet for two doubleheader contests on Tuesday. The Phillies will send lefty Bailey Falter onto the mound against White Sox righty Lucas Giolito. Falter has pitched 132 innings and amassed 117 K’s over his professional baseball career. Giolito has allowed 739 base hits while amassing 889 K’s during 844 innings of professional play. According to MLB betting tips, the Philadelphia Phillies will be winning this game with Falter on the mound.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 4:10 PM ET

Location: Guaranteed Rate Field Chicago, IL

TV: NBC Sports Chicago

Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox 4/18/23 Betting Odds


Moneyline: -111

Spread: -1.5 (+145)

Total: 8.5 over (-111)

White Sox

Moneyline: -111

Spread: +1.5 (-208)

Total: 8.5 under (-125)

Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox Analysis

Philadelphia Phillies are currently scoring an average of 4.7 runs per game, placing them 15th overall in baseball. They have amassed 75 runs so far with an on-base percentage of 0.348 and have made 41 two-baggers as a team while knocking 15 balls out of the park. Philadelphia has amassed 72 runs batted in and 168 hits this season for a batting average of 0.293. Their slugging percentage sits at 0.464 and they have been called up on 149 occasions while drawing 46 walks. Philadelphia pitchers have recorded an outstanding 1.99 strikeout-to-walk ratio and 1.57 WHIP rating. Philadelphia has allowed 17 home runs among 91 total runs. Philadelphia also gave up 146 base hits and 84 earned runs to opponents. The Phillies have amassed an earned run average of 5.48 so far this season and their pitching staff has struck out 139 batters; they have also issued 70 walks while maintaining an overall FIP of 4.52 as a team. The Philadelphia Phillies have converted 66% of balls in play into outs out of 1,242 innings played, placing them 27th among major league clubs. As a result, 414 putouts, 132 assists, and 6 errors have been registered so far this season. Their fielding percentage stands at an impressive 0.989 and they’ve completed 9 double plays so far this season.

The Chicago White Sox have amassed 17 home runs this season to go along with 73 runs batted in. Additionally, they have recorded 38 doubles and 41 walks while scoring 74 runs – recording an on-base percentage of 0.316 and team batting average of 0.261 on the year. The White Sox have posted a team slugging percentage of 0.418 and have averaged 4.62 runs scored per outing, being called out on strikes 134 times while accruing 149 hits in their play. The White Sox have amassed a WHIP of 1.657 and have posted a FIP of 5.15 as a staff thus far in 2019. Their total hits surrendered by their players sits 29th overall in MLB. Chicago pitchers have allowed 97 runs this season and boast an ERA of 5.72. Their strikeout-to-walk ratio stands at 10.00; 22 homers have been yielded while they allow 6.24 runs per 9 innings pitched. The Chicago White Sox have already managed 10 double plays this season and boast a fielding percentage of 0.982. Additionally, they have amassed 112 assists, 10 errors and 420 putouts this season – out of all 1,260 innings on the field, they boast an efficiency on defense rating of 64.8%.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox Against the Spread

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 8 games. Philadelphia are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games. Philadelphia are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against the Chicago White Sox. Philadelphia are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games on the road. The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games when playing on the road against the Chicago White Sox.

The total has gone OVER in 12 of Chi White Sox’s last 18 games. The Chicago White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games. The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox’s last 8 games at home. The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia. Chicago White Sox are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games against an opponent in the National League.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox Free Pick

The Phillies should take advantage of Giolito’s recent struggles. The Philadelphia Phillies was one of the top home run hitting teams last season despite ranking just 22nd overall this season in home runs per game. MLB betting lines anticipate that the Phillies will unleash their aggression upon Giolito during this matchup.

Free Pick: Philadelphia Phillies -1.5 (+145)