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Chicago White Sox vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds
Philadelphia's pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Sunday when the Chicago White Sox pay a visit to Citizens Bank Park.
For the Phillies, Cole Hamels gets the ball, charged with keeping the White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jose Quintana, 4-2 on the year.
The White Sox were listed as +-175 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 11-ranked Phillies and the American League No. 12-rated White Sox in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Philadelphia owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.7 per game. By contrast, the White Sox are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.5 per game.
Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the National League at home, scoring 4.1 runs per game.
Chicago was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They lost as +123 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. The White Sox got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Philadelphia on Saturday; it was a 2-1 final at Citizens Bank Park in MLB wagering action.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 5-4
After playing Philadelphia are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few White Sox at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
Chi White Sox are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox home to Atlanta, Friday, July 19
Philadelphia at NY Mets, Friday, July 19