Chicago sends Chris Sale vs Zack Wheeler in White Sox vs Mets game
New York Mets vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Tuesday as the White Sox take on the Mets at U.S. Cellular Field in a key battle on the odds menu.
Zack Wheeler, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Mets, while the White Sox trot Chris Sale to the mound in this one. He is 5-6 so far in 2013.
This game matches up the No. 12 (White Sox) and the No. 12 (Mets) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 14-rated American League offense, averaging 3.7 runs per game, against a Mets defense that ranks No. 14 in the National League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.2 hits per game so far, more than Mets batters have averaged on the year (7.8 hits per game).
Chicago owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 14-rated defense.
In their last action, New York was an 8-0 winner on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on New York at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Mets didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Philadelphian 8-0 on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
Chicago was a 7-6 loser in its last match on the road against the Royals. They lost as +170 underdogs, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago suffered a 7-6 loss against Kansas City on Sunday, as Dylan Axelrod wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 2-3
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 3-2
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mets at White Sox trends to consider:
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
NY Mets are 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
Chi White Sox are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games
NY Mets at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, June 26