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MLB Odds with Pick - Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers get a visit from the Chicago White Sox in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

It's a pitching duel between Andrew Cashner for the Texas Rangers (7-9 on the year) and James Shields for Chicago White Sox (2-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Texas sat as -192 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 11.5, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 0.2- win for the Rangers. 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

The Texas Rangers bring a 60-60 record to the battle against the 45-73 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 10-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 30-rated Chicago White Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 6 ranked offense (5.05 runs per game) against a Chicago White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 5.09 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.18 hits per game, less than the Chicago White Sox have managed so far this season (8.76 hits on average).

Chicago brings the No. 23-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 18-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-8 to Texas on Thursday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
  • Texas is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Texas is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Texas, Saturday, August 19th