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Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Chicago White Sox will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Athletics in Oakland at O.co Coliseum on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Oakland Athletics, Scott Kazmir gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jeff Samardzija, 2-2 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Oakland was a -129 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.8-3.6 victory for the White Sox. 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 (13-25) will face the 16-17 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Chicago injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago White Sox sit at No. 27 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 13 at 8.73 hits per game. That compares with the Oakland Athletics No. 6 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Oakland has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 25 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Athletics on Saturday, with John Danks throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • Oakland is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Oakland's last 25 games
  • Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Oakland's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Cleveland, Monday, May 18th
Oakland at Houston, Monday, May 18th