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April 16, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox Odds

5-4TEAM RECORD5-3

The Chicago White Sox look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Orioles arrive at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

Jake Arrieta, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Orioles, while the White Sox trot Philip Humber to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2012.

View Baltimore vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the White Sox in this one will find them as +130 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 10-ranked White Sox and the American League No. 3-rated Orioles in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Orioles are rated No. 7 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Baltimore lost its last outing, a 9-2 result against the Blue Jays on April 15. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -152 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Baltimore suffered a 9-2 loss against Toronto on Sunday, as Brian Matusz wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.

The White Sox were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The White Sox endured a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Sunday, with Chris Sale throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Orioles at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 10 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 12 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at Chi White Sox, Tuesday, April 17

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