Los Angeles Angels vs Chicago White Sox Preview
Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The Chicago White Sox will look to grab a road win when they take on the Angels in Los Angeles at Angel Stadium on Wednesday in baseball odds action.
Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Jered Weaver in this one and he'll try to improve on his 14-6 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Zach Stewart, who will try to quiet the fans and the Angels bats at the same time.
Sportsbooks had installed the Angels as -215 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting started to move the line.
This game puts the Angels, most recently No. 7 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the White Sox, who rate an American League No. 5 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has the American League's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The White Sox average 8.7 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the American League list.
Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.8 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.6 runs per game.
The White Sox were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -152 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The White Sox endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Angels on Tuesday, with Mark Buehrle throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Angel Stadium.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few White Sox at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing LA Angels
Chi White Sox are 8-2 SU in their last 10 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 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
LA Angels are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at Seattle, Friday, August 26
LA Angels at Texas, Friday, August 26