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Chicago White Sox Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Chicago White Sox arrive at O.co Coliseum on Thursday.

The Oakland Athletics will turn to Kendall Graveman and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago White Sox send Mat Latos (0-0) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Oakland Athletics in this matchup found them as -120 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-3.0 victory for the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Oakland (1-2) will face the 2-1 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Chicago injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Oakland Athletics) and the No. 28 (Chicago White Sox) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 21-ranked scoring average of 3 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox offense rated No. 20 and scoring 3.33 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 8 hits per game to date this season, less than the White Sox hitters have managed (8 per nine innings).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 3 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 at home, scoring 3 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 2-1 on Wednesday behind a start from S Gray at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Oakland's last 15 games
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Oakland's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Cleveland, Friday, April 8th
Oakland at Seattle, Friday, April 8th