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MLB Betting Line Favors the Chicago White Sox over the Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Chicago White Sox arrive at Tropicana Field on Friday.

Jake Odorizzi gets the call for the Tampa Bay Rays and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Chris Sale brings a 2-0 ledger to the game for the Chicago White Sox as he tries to quiet the Rays bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Tampa Bay Rays as 103 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.5-1.7 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 Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tampa Bay Rays sport a record of 3-6 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago White Sox sit at 7-2 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Tampa Bay Rays, most recently No. 20 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago White Sox, who rate a No. 18 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 14 at 8.22 hits per game. That compares with the Tampa Bay Rays No. 26 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 1.71 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 at home, scoring 2.86 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 3-1 victory over Minnesota on Thursday at Target Field behind starter M Latos.

The Rays were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Cleveland staff and losing 6-0 to the Indians on Thursday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games
  • Chi White Sox is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 16th