Los Angeles Angels vs Chicago White Sox Betting Preview
Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The Los Angeles Angels host Chicago on Friday, looking to build on their 15-26 mark against the 18-21 White Sox in MLB betting action at Angel Stadium.
For the Angels, C.J. Wilson gets the ball, charged with keeping the White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Chris Sale, 4-2 on the year.
The visitors were +-120 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
This game matches up the No. 12 (Angels) and the No. 11 (White Sox) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 12 ranked American League offense (4.2 runs per game) against a White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the American League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Angels have been averaging 9 hits per game, more than the White Sox have managed so far this season (7.9 hits on average).
Chicago brings the American League's No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels' league No. 14-ranked defense.
Chicago won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Angels on May 16. Bettors who backed the White Sox at +134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The White Sox enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Angels on Thursday, with Jose Quintana throwing 6 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Angel Stadium.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few White Sox at Angels trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games at home
LA Angels are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Angels' last 11 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at LA Angels, Saturday, May 18