MLB betting line favors White Sox over Indians

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April 22, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Odds

7-10TEAM RECORD7-11

The Chicago White Sox host Cleveland on Monday, looking to build on their 7-11 mark against the 7-10 Indians in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Dylan Axelrod in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-1 mark on the year. Cleveland counters with Justin Masterson, who will try to quiet the fans and the White Sox bats at the same time.

View Cleveland vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were -105 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 9-ranked White Sox and the American League No. 8-rated Indians in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.7 per game. By contrast, the Indians are rated No. 6 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the American League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

The Indians were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors. Cleveland got the job done in their last match in a 5-4 victory over Houston on Sunday at Minute Maid Park behind starter Ubaldo Jimenez.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Twins on April 21. Bettors who backed the Twins at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Twins, who beat them 5-3 on Sunday behind a start from Scott Diamond at U.S. Cellular Field.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Indians at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 13 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 13 games when playing Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Tuesday, April 23