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Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Chicago White Sox will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Guaranteed Rate Field.

Corey Kluber, with a record of 14-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Cleveland Indians, while the Chicago White Sox trot Carlos Rodon to the mound in this one. He is 2-5 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Chicago White Sox in this matchup found them as 237 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 5.1-2.7. 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 (54-84) will face the 83-56 Indians in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago White Sox, most recently No. 26 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cleveland Indians, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago White Sox No. 25-rated offense, averaging 4.25 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.66 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have averaged 8.63 hits per game so far, less than Cleveland Indians batters have averaged on the year (8.94 hits per game).

Defensively, Cleveland features the No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.64 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 4.37 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Wednesday, with C Carrasco throwing 9 innings of 3-hit ball at Guaranteed Rate Field.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland home to Baltimore, Friday, September 8th
Chicago home to San Francisco, Friday, September 8th