Free MLB Picks Today: Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers 6/21/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers 6/21/23
Wed 21st June 2023

The Chicago White Sox (32-43) host the Texas Rangers (45-28) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday with the three-game series in the balance.

The White Sox leveled the series 1-1 after winning 7-6 on Tuesday. Reliever Aaron Bummer was credited with the win after throwing 0.1 scoreless innings, and Kendall Graveman picked up his seventh save with a scoreless ninth.

Elvis Andrus went 2 for 4 with a home run, two runs, and three RBIs in the win. Corey Seager was 3 for 4 with two doubles and five RBIs for the Rangers, extending his on-base streak to 11 games. Adolis Garcia added a solo home run and a double.


Martin Perez (6-3, 4.54 ERA) is set to start for Texas. The left-hander allowed two runs over six innings in his last start, a 2-1 road defeat against the Blue Jays on Friday. He took the loss, yielding three hits while striking out three and walking two.

Perez is making his first appearance against the White Sox this season. Perez made one start against the White Sox in 2022, an 11-9 road victory on June 11. He surrendered seven runs on 12 hits over five innings, striking out four and walking two.

For Chicago, righty Michael Kopech (3-5, 4.03 ERA) will toe the rubber. It’s his first appearance of the season against the Rangers. Kopech made two appearances against the Rangers in 2022, both starts, striking out four and walking two over four innings (0-1, 9.00).

In his last start on Friday, Kopech took a no-decision on the road against the Mariners. He threw 4.1 innings and gave up one run on six hits, striking out four and walking six in the 3-2 defeat.


Over the last five games, Texas has averaged 5.4 runs a game, a small drop compared to their season average of 6.1. Against right-handed pitchers like Kopech this season, the Rangers have a .787 OPS, third highest in the league.

Leody Taveras is the team’s most productive hitter against right-handers with a .845 OPS in 151 at-bats.

Chicago is averaging only 3.2 runs per game in the last five, down slightly from 4.1 for the season. The Sox have a .737 OPS against lefties in 2023. With a 1.278 OPS over 51 at-bats, Luis Robert Jr. has been their best hitter against left-handers.


Texas is 21-15 in road games in 2023, scoring 5.8 runs per game while allowing 3.8 runs. Chicago has gone 18-18 at home this season, averaging 4.2 runs per game while surrendering 5.1. Chicago is 6-4 in the last 10 games between the teams at Guaranteed Rate Field with an average scoreline of 5.3-4.9.


The Rangers lead the AL West by five games over the Angels. The White Sox are fourth in the AL Central, four games behind the Twins.

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Texas Rangers (-110)

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