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Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Chicago White Sox


Cleveland Indians
Friday, May 02, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

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

For the Cleveland Indians, Danny Salazar gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face John Danks, 2-1 on the year.

Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cleveland Indians as -140 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the White Sox to win this game 4.9-3.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cleveland (11-17) will face the 14-15 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Cleveland Indians, most recently No. 24 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago White Sox, who rate a No. 20 in the latest survey.

How Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has baseball's No. 24-rated offensive output, at 7.61 hits per game. The Chicago White Sox average 9.48 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 25-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox were a 5-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -171 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The White Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Hector Noesi's start, as they lost 5-1 against Detroit on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Cleveland lost its last outing, a 7-1 result against the Angels on April 30. Bettors who backed the Angels at -153 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland looks to rebound from a loss to the Angels, who beat them 7-1 on Wednesday behind a start from C.J. Wilson at Angel Stadium.

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Cleveland, Saturday, May 3rd