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Texas Rangers Favored by -133 Against Chicago White Sox on Thursday

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Texas Rangers dueling the Chicago White Sox on Thursday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

James Shields gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 1-4 mark. In the other dugout, Cole Hamels brings a 2-4 ledger to the game for the Texas Rangers as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Chicago was a 123 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.6-3.1 victory for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago White Sox bring a 10-29 record to the battle against the 17-27 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Texas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 26 (Chicago White Sox) and the No. 28 (Texas Rangers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 26 at 7.8 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago White Sox No. 17 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Texas features the No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.67 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 at home, scoring 3.44 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas got the job done in their last match in a 5-1 victory over Seattle on Wednesday at Safeco Field behind starter B Colon.

The White Sox endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Wednesday, with H Santiago throwing 5 innings of 2-hit ball at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing Chi White Sox
  • Chi White Sox is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Chicago, Friday, May 18th