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Indians vs White Sox Baseball Game Preview

Cleveland IndiansChicago White Sox
Aug 16, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Cleveland Indians vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The Cleveland Indians will look to grab a road win when they take on the White Sox in Chicago at U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Ubaldo Jimenez for the Indians on the hill facing Gavin Floyd for the White Sox. Jimenez brings a 7-9 mark to the game, while Floyd is 10-9 to date on the season.

View Cleveland 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 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 12-rated Indians taking on the American League's No. 6-rated White Sox in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 10 ranked American League offense (4 runs per game) against a Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 in the American League at 4.3 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, more than the Indians have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 5-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the American League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Chicago was a 6-2 winner at home against the Royals. Bettors on Chicago at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over Kansas City on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field behind starter John Danks.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Indians at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, August 17