Chicago White Sox host Cleveland Indians in baseball action
Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Chicago will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Cleveland Indians pay a visit to U.S. Cellular Field.
Chicago sends Hector Santiago out against Danny Salazar for the Indians in this game. Santiago is 4-6 with a 3.37 ERA on the season, while Salazar is 1-2 on the year and has a 2.92 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the White Sox as +119 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The White Sox sit at No. 12 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Indians sit at an American League No. 6 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Indians are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.5 per game.
Cleveland brings the American League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the White Sox's league No. 10-ranked defense.
The Indians were a 14-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors. Cleveland ran up the score in their last game on Thursday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 14-3 victory against Chicago.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 0-10
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
A few Indians at White Sox trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Chi White Sox's last 20 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Saturday, September 14