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May 8, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Chicago White Sox vs New York Mets Odds

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Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Wednesday as the White Sox of Chicago swing away against the Mets of New York.

Jake Peavy gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the White Sox on this day; he's 3-1 on the season. The Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Jeremy Hefner, who will be looking to improve on his 0-3 mark.

View Chi White Sox vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Mets as -105 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Mets at No. 12 in the National League and the White Sox at No. 12 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting White Sox rank No. 15 in the American League at 7.4 hits per game. That compares with New York’s No. 11 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.8 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the National League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at -160 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago lost a tight one on Tuesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 1-0 score against New York at Citi Field.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing NY Mets are 2-1
After a loss are 4-6

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 0-3
After a win are 4-6

A few White Sox at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games
Chi White Sox are 8-17 SU in their last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 15 of NY Mets' last 23 games
NY Mets are 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Chi White Sox home to LA Angels, Friday, May 10
NY Mets home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, May 9