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White Sox face Boston Red Sox: MLB odds preview and stats

Chicago White SoxBoston Red Sox
July 19, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Chicago White Sox vs Boston Red Sox Odds

50-41TEAM RECORD47-45

The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting Chicago White Sox on Thursday in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.

Boston hands the ball to starter Clay Buchholz in this one and he'll try to improve on his 8-3 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Jose Quintana, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

View Chi White Sox vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Boston opened as -135 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 10.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 5-rated White Sox taking on the American League's No. 6-rated Red Sox in this contest.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting White Sox rank No. 8 in the American League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 2 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the American League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 10-1 loser as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -158 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 10-1 to Boston on Wednesday at Fenway Park.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few White Sox at Red Sox trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
Chi White Sox are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games
Chi White Sox are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing Boston
Boston is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 12 games at home

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Detroit, Friday, July 20
Boston home to Toronto, Friday, July 20