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Baseball Matchup - Chicago White Sox Oakland Athletics Odds Preview

Oakland AthleticsChicago White Sox
June 12, 2:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox Odds

28-38TEAM RECORD32-35

The Chicago White Sox host Oakland on Sunday, looking to build on their 32-35 mark against the 28-38 Athletics in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

Oakland puts its faith in starter Guillermo Moscoso to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-1. Getting the ball for the White Sox is Philip Humber, who owns a 5-3 record on the season with a 2.70 ERA.

View Oakland vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the White Sox as -160 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The White Sox - Athletics odds would favor the Athletics if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 8 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 4 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 8 ranked American League offense (4.2 runs per game) against a Athletics defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the American League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, more than the Athletics have managed so far this season (8.1 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Athletics own the American League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -110 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Athletics were saddled with a loss last time out in Gio Gonzalez's start, as they lost 3-2 against Chicago on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Athletics at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Oakland's last 22 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Chi White Sox's last 22 games when playing at home against Oakland

Next up:
Oakland home to Kansas City, Tuesday, June 14
Chi White Sox at Minnesota, Tuesday, June 14

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