Dylan Axelrod faces Ubaldo Jimenez in MLB odds action
Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Odds
The Chicago White Sox will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Cleveland Indians invade U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday.
It's a pitching duel between Dylan Axelrod for the White Sox (3-4 on the year) and Ubaldo Jimenez for Cleveland (6-4 so far).
This game puts the White Sox, most recently No. 12 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Indians, who rate an American League No. 7 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Indians rank No. 7 in the American League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 12 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the American League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Cleveland, they were a 9-8 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at +117 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jose Quintana and the White Sox 9-8 on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.
A few Indians at White Sox trends to consider:
Cleveland4-1-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 5-14-1 SU in its last 20 games ,on the road
Chi White Sox are 2-4-1 SU in their last 7 games ,when playing Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,
Chi White Sox are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,at home
Chi White Sox are 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing at home against Cleveland
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Sunday, June 30