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Chicago White Sox take on Athletics in baseball test

Chicago White SoxOakland Athletics
May 31, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Odds

24-27TEAM RECORD31-24

The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Chicago White Sox invade O.co Coliseum on Friday.

Bartolo Colon gets the call for the Oakland Athletics and he will try to build on a 5-2 mark. In the other dugout, Dylan Axelrod brings a 3-3 ledger to the game for the White Sox as he tries to quiet the Athletics bats.

View Chi White Sox vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were +-168 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Athletics rated this week at No. 8 and the White Sox sitting at No. 12.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 6-rated American League offense, averaging 4.8 runs per game, against a White Sox defense that ranks No. 6 in the American League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 8.4 hits per game so far, more than White Sox batters have averaged on the year (8 hits per game).

Oakland owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 6-rated defense.

In their last action, Chicago was an 8-3 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Chicago suffered an 8-3 loss against Chicago on Thursday, as Jake Peavy wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

In their last action, Oakland was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Giants. Bettors on San Francisco at +104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Oakland suffered a 5-2 loss against San Francisco on Thursday, as A.J. Griffin wasn't able to lead his team to victory at AT&T Park.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few White Sox at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 18 games

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Oakland, Saturday, June 1

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