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Indians open as moneyline underdog vs White Sox

Cleveland IndiansChicago White Sox
May 25, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Odds

26-18TEAM RECORD23-22

The Chicago White Sox host Cleveland on Friday, looking to build on their 23-22 mark against the 26-18 Indians in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

The White Sox will rely on Jose Quintana to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jeanmar Gomez will be his counterpart for the Indians. Jose Quintana is 0-0 this season, and Jeanmar Gomez is 3-2.

View Cleveland vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the White Sox as -115 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 11-ranked White Sox and the American League No. 9-rated Indians in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 8 ranked American League offense (4.3 runs per game) against a Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the American League at 4.3 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, almost the same as the Indians have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Defensively, Cleveland features the American League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.

The Indians were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +150 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Tigers, a 2-1 final on Thursday in support of Justin Masterson at Progressive Field.

In their last action, Chicago was a 11-8 winner at home against the Twins. Bettors on Chicago at -138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The White Sox enjoyed a 11-8 victory at the expense of the Twins on Thursday, with Philip Humber throwing 4 1/3 innings of 6-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Indians at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Saturday, May 26