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Texas Rangers Favored by -170 Against Chicago White Sox on Friday

Chicago White Sox


Texas Rangers
Friday, April 18, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Chicago White Sox will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Globe Life Park on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Texas Rangers, Martin Perez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Chicago White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Felipe Paulino, 0-1 on the year.

Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Chicago White Sox were listed as 160 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 10 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-4.3 win for the White Sox on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.8-4.3 result in favor of the White Sox today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (9-7) will face the 8-8 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Chicago injuries news.

The Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 22.

How Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 8.69 hits per game. The Chicago White Sox average 9.56 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 5.5 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at +100 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chris Sale fanned 10 batters in a 3-1 loss against Boston in the team's last game, played on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Last time out for Texas, they were an 8-6 winner as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -109 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Texas got the job done in their last match in an 8-6 victory over Seattle on Thursday at Globe Life Park behind starter Tanner Scheppers.

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Texas, Saturday, April 19th