Chicago White Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Betting Preview
Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox Odds
The Chicago White Sox host Baltimore on Tuesday, looking to build on their 32-47 mark against the 47-36 Orioles in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.
The White Sox will rely on John Danks to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jason Hammel will be his counterpart for the Orioles. John Danks is 1-5 this season, and Jason Hammel is 7-4.
Bettors looking to side with the White Sox in this matchup found them as +104 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The White Sox - Orioles odds would favor the Orioles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 12 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Baltimore is at No. 10 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Chicago's American League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.8 runs per game, against a Orioles offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.9 runs per game in the league. The White Sox have averaged 8.3 hits per game to date this season, less than the Orioles hitters have managed (9.5 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.
Baltimore won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Yankees on June 30. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Orioles grabbed a win last time out, defeating Hiroki Kuroda and the Yankees 4-2 on Sunday at Camden Yards.
In their last action, Chicago was a 4-0 loser at home against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Chris Sale fanned 10 batters in a 4-0 loss against Cleveland in the team's last game, played on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Orioles at White Sox trends to consider:
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Baltimore is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 12 games
Chi White Sox are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Chi White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Chi White Sox are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games
Baltimore at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, July 3