White Sox visit Cleveland Indians in MLB clash

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July 30, 7:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Odds

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The Cleveland Indians will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Chicago White Sox invade Progressive Field on Tuesday.

Jake Peavy, with a record of 8-4 on the season, gets the ball for the White Sox, while the Indians trot Scott Kazmir to the mound in this one. He is 6-4 so far in 2013.

View Chi White Sox vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Indians as -147 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Indians rated this week at No. 5 and the White Sox sitting at No. 12.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting White Sox rank No. 10 in the American League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 8 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Cleveland has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the American League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -158 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Indians, who beat them 3-2 on Monday behind a start from Zach McAllister at Progressive Field.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 0-10
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few White Sox at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 10 games

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Cleveland, Wednesday, July 31

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