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Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Highlights MLB Odds Menu

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago White Sox dueling the Texas Rangers on Thursday at Globe Life Park.

Carlos Rodon, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Chicago White Sox, while the Texas Rangers trot Yovani Gallardo to the mound in this one. He is 5-6 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Chicago White Sox were listed as 118 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.6-4 result in favor of the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (27-26) will face the 24-27 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Texas Rangers at No. 5 and the Chicago White Sox at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 3 ranked offense (4.72 runs per game) against a Chicago White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 4.67 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.64 hits per game, more than the Chicago White Sox have managed so far this season (8.45 hits on average).

Texas owns the No. 26 defense, allowing 4.72 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 28-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Chris Sale struck out 13 batters in 9-2 victory on Wednesday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Detroit, Friday, June 5th
Texas at Kansas City, Friday, June 5th

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