Javier Assad Player Props | Odds, Pick, Prediction for White Sox vs. Cubs
Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images. Pictured: Javier Assad #72 of the Chicago Cubs
White Sox vs. Cubs Odds
|White Sox Odds||+140|
|Total||10.5 (-120 / +100)|
|Date||Wednesday, Aug. 16|
|Start Time||6:05 p.m. ET|
*Odds via BetMGM as of Wednesday afternoon
The Crosstown Classic, Windy City Showdown, Red Line Rivalry. The battle between the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox has plenty of nicknames. These two clubs have been going at it since 1906.
The Cubs and White Sox wrap up a two-game series on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field. The White Sox won the first game 5-3.
Mike Clevinger will be on the bump for the White Sox, and Javier Assad will start for the Cubs.
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Javier Assad Player Prop Prediction, Projection
Assad has had a very solid season for the Cubs. He spent most of the season in the bullpen and recently moved into a starting role.
He went seven innings, allowing one run and tallying two strikeouts in his last outing.
BetMGM has set his strikeout total at 3.5 with -120 juice for the over. The under is at -110. That's the best price for the under on the market.
The model predicts Assad will have 2.7 strikeouts tonight, good enough for roughly a 20% betting edge.
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