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Chicago White Sox Face the Texas Rangers Thursday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Texas Rangers host Chicago on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 59-60 mark against the 45-72 White Sox in MLB betting odds action at Globe Life Park.

Tyson Ross will take the mound for the Texas Rangers, and he'll carry a 3-2 record into the contest. Reynaldo Lopez gets the ball for the Chicago White Sox; he's 0-0 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Texas Rangers as -212 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 11 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 7.2-3.4 win for the Rangers on Thursday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

59-60 Texas battles the White Sox, currently with a 45-72 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Texas Rangers rated this week at No. 13 and the Chicago White Sox sitting at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Texas Rangers No. 6-rated offense, averaging 5.02 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox defense that ranks No. 22 at 5.06 in runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have averaged 8.18 hits per game so far, less than Chicago White Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.75 hits per game).

Texas owns the No. 16 defense, allowing 5.02 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Los Angeles on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

The Rangers enjoyed a 12-6 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Wednesday, with C Hamels throwing 6 innings of 8-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Texas, Friday, August 18th