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Boston Red Sox Face the Chicago White Sox Monday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Boston Red Sox dueling the Chicago White Sox on Monday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

For the Chicago White Sox, David Holmberg gets the ball, charged with keeping the Boston Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face David Price, 0-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Boston Red Sox listed as favorites of -175 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-4.2 win for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago White Sox sport a record of 23-26 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 27-22 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Chicago White Sox and the No. 1-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago White Sox No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.59 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4.71 runs per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.63 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.16 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Seattle staff and losing 5-0 to the Mariners on Sunday at Fenway Park.

The White Sox enjoyed a 7-3 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Sunday, with M Gonzalez throwing 7.2 innings of 6-hit ball at New Comiskey Park.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Boston's last 20 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Chicago, Tuesday, May 30th