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April 8, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The visiting White Sox hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Rangers Ballpark against the Texas Rangers.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Gavin Floyd to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Rangers is Matt Harrison, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 0.00 ERA.

View Chi White Sox vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Texas sat as +200 underdogs. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rangers at No. 1 in the American League and the White Sox at No. 8 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. 11 in the American League at 6.5 hits per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 8 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the American League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

The White Sox were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +153 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Texas on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark behind starter Jake Peavy.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Texas are 8-2
After a win are 3-7

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 8-2
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a loss are 9-1

A few White Sox at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 14 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas' last 8 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Texas is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas' last 14 games when playing Chi White Sox
Texas is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Cleveland, Monday, April 9
Texas home to Seattle, Monday, April 9

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