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Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Chicago on Thursday, hoping to shut down the White Sox bats in baseball betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

For the Chicago White Sox, John Danks gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cleveland Indians hitters off the base paths. He'll face Danny Salazar, 4-1 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Chicago White Sox in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of -101 at BetOnline for Thursday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 4.1-3.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago White Sox bring a 18-19 record to the battle against the 16-23 Indians. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Chicago White Sox vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago White Sox No. 28 ranked offense (3.73 runs per game) against a Cleveland Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 26 at 4.74 runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have been averaging 8.51 hits per game, more than the Cleveland Indians have managed so far this season (8.44 hits on average).

Chicago owns the No. 22 defense, allowing 3.73 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's No. 26-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the White Sox, a 4-3 final on Wednesday in support of Shaun Marcum at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Cleveland's last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Cincinnati, Friday, May 22nd
Chicago home to Minnesota, Friday, May 22nd