Scheduled for an 8:05 PM start on June 5, 2024, the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs will clash at Wrigley Field, under an anticipated light rain forecast. Erick Fedde, with a commendable ERA of 3.115, will lead the pitching for the White Sox. Opposing him on the mound will be Jameson Taillon of the Cubs, who carries an impressive ERA of 2.842.

As of now, the White Sox struggle at the bottom of the 2024 AL Central Division with a record of 15-46 and a winning percentage of 0.25. They have not fared well recently, losing their last 12 games and showing no wins in their recent 10-game stretch. On the road, their performance has been particularly poor, with only 5 wins out of 30 games. Comparatively, the Cubs have a near-even win-loss record of 30-31 this season, situating them in the 6th position in the NL Central Division. They have a slight edge at home with a 17-13 record and have won their most recent game.

Looking at the betting odds for this matchup, the Cubs are favored with a point spread of -1.5 and a -185 money line, reflecting their relatively stronger performance. The game’s over/under is set at 9.0, indicating expectations for a moderate scoring game. Those betting on the White Sox might find value, as they are underdogs with a money line of +156, offering a potentially higher payout for a win.