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May 17, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Odds

22-19TEAM RECORD17-25

The Chicago White Sox battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Tuesday in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

Chicago sends John Danks out against Matt Harrison for the Rangers in this game. Danks is 0-6 with a 4.50 ERA on the season, while Harrison is 3-4 on the year and has a 4.35 ERA.

View Texas vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the White Sox as -135 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the White Sox rated this week at No. 9 and the Rangers sitting at No. 3.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has the American League's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Rangers average 8.7 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.2 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Texas was a 4-0 winner on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Texas at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Colby Lewis chucked 9 shutout innings at the White Sox in their last game, striking out 7 in a 4-0 win against Chicago in baseball action at U.S. Cellular Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Rangers at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing at home against Texas
Chi White Sox are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games

Next up:
Texas at Kansas City, Wednesday, May 18
Chi White Sox home to Cleveland, Wednesday, May 18

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