Indians visit Chicago White Sox in MLB clash
Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Chicago and Cleveland on Friday, with the host White Sox trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Jose Quintana will take the mound for Chicago, and he'll carry a 3-2 record into the contest. Carlos Carrasco gets the ball for Cleveland; he's 0-3 so far this season.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the White Sox at No. 12 in the American League and the Indians at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its American League No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 7 lineup of the Indians at 4.6 runs per outing.
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.
Cleveland lost its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Orioles on June 27. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland looks to rebound from a loss to the Orioles, who beat them 7-3 on Thursday behind a start from Miguel Gonzalez at Camden Yards.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Mets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +113 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Shaun Marcum shut down the White Sox in their last game, striking out 2 in a 3-0 shutout over Chicago in baseball action at U.S. Cellular Field.
A few Indians at White Sox trends to consider:
Cleveland is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
Cleveland is 3-5-1 SU in their last 9 games ,when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 4-14-1 SU in its last 19 games ,on the road
Chi White Sox are 2-3-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 4-9-1 SU in their last 14 games ,
Chi White Sox are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,when playing at home against Cleveland
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Saturday, June 29