Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Odds
The Chicago White Sox host Cleveland on Monday, looking to build on their 81-71 mark against the 63-90 Indians in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.
Zach McAllister gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Indians on this day; he's 5-8 on the season. The White Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Chris Sale, who will be looking to improve on his 17-7 mark.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the White Sox rated this week at No. 6 and the Indians sitting at No. 14.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 5-rated American League offense, averaging 4.6 runs per game, against a Indians defense that ranks No. 14 in the American League at 5.2 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than Indians batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).
Chicago owns the American League's No. 5 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's American League No. 14-rated defense.
In their last action, Cleveland was a 15-4 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Cleveland at +118 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Cleveland ran up the score in their last game on Sunday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 15-4 victory against Kansas City.
Chicago was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Angels. They lost as +188 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Angels, who beat them 4-1 on Sunday behind a start from Jered Weaver at Angel Stadium.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 1-9
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Indians at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 10 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Tuesday, September 25