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Chicago White Sox vs New York Mets Odds
Chicago travels to New York for inter-league play on Tuesday, hoping to secure a victory over the Mets.
Matt Harvey will take the mound for New York, and he'll carry a 4-0 record into the contest. Hector Santiago gets the ball for Chicago; he's 1-0 so far this season.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Mets as -171 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Mets sit at No. 12 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the White Sox sit at an American League No. 12 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the National League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The White Sox average 7.6 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the American League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.
The White Sox were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +122 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The White Sox beat Kansas City in extra innings, earning a 2-1 victory at Kauffman Stadium in MLB wagering action.
The Mets were a 9-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -157 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. New York suffered a 9-4 loss against Atlanta on Sunday, as Jonathon Niese wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Turner Field.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing NY Mets are 2-1
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 1-2
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few White Sox at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 8-16 SU in their last 24 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of NY Mets' last 22 games
NY Mets are 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
NY Mets are 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox at NY Mets, Wednesday, May 8