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Tampa Bay Rays visit Chicago White Sox in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday as the host Chicago White Sox battle the Tampa Bay Rays in baseball betting odds action.

The match puts starter Blake Snell for the Tampa Bay Rays on the hill facing Reynaldo Lopez for the Chicago White Sox. Snell brings a 2-6 mark to the game, while Lopez is 0-1 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Chicago White Sox as 149 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.3-2.3 win for the Rays on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago White Sox sport a record of 52-80 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 67-68 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago White Sox rated this week at No. 30 and the Tampa Bay Rays sitting at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago White Sox and its No. 25-rated batting order, averaging 4.3 runs per nine innings, against the No. 23 line up of the Tampa Bay Rays at 4.33 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Tampa Bay owns the No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.63 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Kansas City on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter J Odorizzi.

The White Sox endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Twins on Thursday, with M Gonzalez throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Tampa Bay's last 25 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Chicago, Saturday, September 2nd