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Chicago White Sox vs Tampa Bay Rays MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Tropicana Field on Sunday as the host Tampa Bay Rays battle the Chicago White Sox in baseball betting odds action.

For the Tampa Bay Rays, Matt Moore gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jose Quintana, 1-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago White Sox listed as underdogs of 114 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.0-1.6 win 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

Tampa Bay (4-7) will face the 8-3 White Sox in this tilt. 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

The game also pits Tampa Bay Rays No. 28-rated offense, averaging 2.82 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.64 in runs allowed per game. The Tampa Bay Rays have averaged 6.55 hits per game so far, less than Chicago White Sox batters have averaged on the year (7.91 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Tampa Bay has the No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago suffered a 7-2 loss against Tampa Bay on Saturday, as J Danks wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games at home
  • Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Los Angeles, Monday, April 18th
Tampa Bay at Boston, Tuesday, April 19th