MLB Betting Line Favors the Cleveland Indians over the Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox

vs

Cleveland Indians
Saturday, May 03, 2014 6:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

The Cleveland Indians will look to improve on a 12-17 record when they take on the Chicago White Sox, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

For the Cleveland Indians, Justin Masterson gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Carroll Scott, 1-0 on the year.

Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Cleveland sat as -162 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.8-4.2 victory for the White Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians bring a 12-17 record to the battle against the 14-16 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cleveland Indians rated this week at No. 24 and the Chicago White Sox sitting at No. 20.

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How Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

The game also pits Cleveland Indians No. 18-rated offense, averaging 4.07 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox defense that ranks No. 29 at 5.4 in runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have averaged 7.79 hits per game so far, less than Chicago White Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.5 hits per game).

Cleveland owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 4.07 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 29-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 12-5 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -150 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 12-5 to Cleveland on Friday at Progressive Field.

Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Trends

Chi White Sox is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games
Chi White Sox is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home

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