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Oakland Athletics Home to the Chicago White Sox in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Chicago White Sox invade O.co Coliseum on Friday.

For the Oakland Athletics, Jesse Hahn gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Carlos Rodon, 1-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Chicago White Sox were 114 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Athletics to win this game 3.8-3.5. 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 (13-23) will face the 14-17 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 puts the Oakland Athletics, most recently No. 26 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago White Sox, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.61 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox offense rated No. 27 and scoring 3.68 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 9.17 hits per game to date this season, more than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.58 per nine innings).

Chicago brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 21-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from Jose Quintana - will prevail again after their 4-2 victory against Milwaukee at Miller Park.

Wade Miley shut down the Athletics in their last game, striking out 1 in a 2-0 shutout over Oakland in baseball action at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
  • Oakland is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Oakland's last 23 games
  • Oakland is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Oakland's last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Oakland, Saturday, May 16th