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Chicago White Sox vs Baltimore Orioles Preview

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April 16, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Baltimore Orioles vs Chicago White Sox Odds


The Chicago White Sox look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Orioles arrive at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

Jake Arrieta, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Orioles, while the White Sox trot Philip Humber to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2012.

View Baltimore vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the White Sox in this one will find them as +130 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 10-ranked White Sox and the American League No. 3-rated Orioles in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Orioles are rated No. 7 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 7 mark in runs allowed.

Baltimore lost its last outing, a 9-2 result against the Blue Jays on April 15. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at -152 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Baltimore suffered a 9-2 loss against Toronto on Sunday, as Brian Matusz wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rogers Centre.

The White Sox were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The White Sox endured a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Sunday, with Chris Sale throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Orioles at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 10 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 12 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at Chi White Sox, Tuesday, April 17