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Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Chicago and Cleveland on Monday, with the host White Sox trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Chicago hands the ball to starter James Shields in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-5 mark on the year. Cleveland counters with Trevor Bauer, who will try to quiet the fans and the White Sox bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Cleveland Indians were -228 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.6-3.1 victory for the White Sox. 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

Chicago (54-81) will face the 80-56 Indians in this tilt. 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. 26 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago White Sox No. 25-rated offense, averaging 4.29 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.68 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have averaged 8.68 hits per game so far, less than Cleveland Indians batters have averaged on the year (8.93 hits per game).

Cleveland brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the White Sox's No. 25-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland ran up the score in their last game on Sunday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 11-1 victory against Detroit.

Chicago hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from Lucas Giolito - will prevail again after their 6-2 victory against Tampa Bay at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games when playing Chi White Sox
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
  • Chi White Sox is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 12 games
  • Chi White Sox is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Chicago, Tuesday, September 5th