Jose Quintana, Jerome Williams take mound in Angels vs White Sox tilt
Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The visiting White Sox hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to steal a win at Angel Stadium against the Los Angeles Angels.
Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Jerome Williams in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Jose Quintana, who will try to quiet the fans and the Angels bats at the same time.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Angels at No. 12 in the American League and the White Sox at No. 11 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The White Sox average 7.9 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the American League list.
Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the American League at home, scoring 4.4 runs per game.
In their last action, Chicago was a 9-4 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Chicago at +128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Chicago rolled to a 9-4 win against Minnesota on Wednesday, as Dylan Axelrod and the White Sox' bats led the team to victory at Target Field.
Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 9-5 result against the Royals on May 15. Bettors who backed the Royals at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (14) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Angels were saddled with a loss last time out in Barry Enright's start, as they lost 9-5 against Kansas City on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few White Sox at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 16 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games on the road
LA Angels are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
LA Angels are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels' last 10 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at LA Angels, Friday, May 17