Los Angeles Angels vs Chicago White Sox Preview
Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Chicago duelling Los Angeles on Thursday at Angel Stadium.
It's a pitching duel between C.J. Wilson for the Angels (4-3 on the year) and Chris Sale for Chicago (3-2 so far).
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the White Sox listed as underdogs of +-160 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, depending on the book.
The Angels sit at No. 10 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the White Sox sit at an American League No. 8 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Los Angeles and its American League No. 11-rated batting order, averaging 3.7 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 10 lineup of the White Sox at 4 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the American League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.4 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 7-2 loser as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -115 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The White Sox endured a 7-2 loss at the hands of the Angels on Wednesday, with Gavin Floyd throwing 6 innings of 10-hit ball at Angel Stadium.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing Chi Cubs are 9-1
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few White Sox at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at Chi Cubs, Friday, May 18
LA Angels at San Diego, Friday, May 18