MLB Odds Betting - Texas Rangers Underdogs vs White Sox at Chicago
The visiting Texas Rangers hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to pick up a win at U.S. Cellular Field against the Chicago White Sox.
Nick Martinez, with a record of 1-7 on the season, gets the ball for the Texas Rangers, while the Chicago White Sox trot Hector Noesi to the mound in this one. He is 5-8 so far in 2014.
Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Texas Rangers before the first pitch in this match found them as 135-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.
Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.4 win for the White Sox on Monday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.3-3.4 result in favor of the White Sox today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
54-58 Chicago battles the Rangers, currently with a 43-68 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Texas injuries news.
The Chicago White Sox sit at No. 20 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Rangers sit at No. 30 on the same chart.
How Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Stats Matchup
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago White Sox No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 17 and scoring 3.98 runs per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.94 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rangers hitters have managed (8.71 per nine innings).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 29 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Texas lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Indians on August 3. Bettors who backed the Indians at +106 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window. Texas lost a tight one on Sunday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 4-3 score against Cleveland at Progressive Field.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 16-3 result against the Twins on August 3. Bettors who backed the Twins at +145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (19) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago was scored on plenty on Sunday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 16-3 loss to Minnesota.
Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Betting Odds Trends
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas's last 13 games
Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Chi White Sox is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Texas
Chi White Sox is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Texas
Next Betting Matchups
Texas at Chicago, Tuesday, August 5th