Philadelphia Phillies vs Chicago White Sox Preview
Chicago White Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
The Chicago White Sox will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Phillies in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday in baseball action.
It's a pitching duel between John Lannan for the Phillies (2-3 on the year) and Hector Santiago for Chicago (3-3 so far).
Bettors looking to back visiting Chicago before the first pitch in this match found them as +-128-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.
This game matches up the No. 11 (Phillies) and the No. 12 (White Sox) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 12-rated National League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a White Sox defense that ranks No. 8 in the American League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than White Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).
Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 8-rated defense.
A few White Sox at Phillies trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 2-5-1 SU in their last 8 games ,
Chi White Sox are 6-18-1 SU in their last 25 games ,on the road
Chi White Sox are 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing Philadelphia
Chi White Sox are 1-4-1 SU in their last 6 games ,when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games
Philadelphia4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Philadelphia4-1-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
Philadelphia4-1-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at Philadelphia, Sunday, July 14