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Tampa Bay Rays Favored by -167 Against Chicago White Sox on Saturday

The Chicago White Sox battle the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The match puts starter Chris Archer for the Tampa Bay Rays on the hill facing Carlos Rodon for the Chicago White Sox. Archer brings a 9-7 mark to the game, while Rodon is 2-5 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Chicago White Sox in this matchup found them as 157 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.2-2.6 victory for the Rays. 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

Chicago (52-81) will face the 68-68 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago White Sox, most recently No. 30 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Rays, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago White Sox No. 25-rated offense, averaging 4.27 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays defense that ranks No. 7 at 4.32 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have averaged 8.68 hits per game so far, more than Tampa Bay Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.33 hits per game).

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.58 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 4.42 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Reynaldo Lopez and the White Sox 3-1 on Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Chicago, Sunday, September 3rd