MLB Matchups  >>  Texas Rangers vs. Chi White Sox White Sox Preview 08/25/2013

 
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The Texas Rangers and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Rangers will give the ball to starter Matt Garza in this one. Righthander Garza is 9-2 this season with a 3.59 ERA.

Garza's opponent in this one will be John Danks. The White Sox lefthander has a 4.22 ERA to go along with a 3-10 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 172-moneyline favorites versus the White Sox, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for Texas, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at +175 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Texas: 75-54 SU
Chicago: 53-75 SU
TEXAS MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

CHICAGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 2-8
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Texas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Texas's last 25 games when playing Chi White Sox
Texas is 3-8 SU in their last 11 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
Chi White Sox are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing Texas

NEXT UP:
Texas at Seattle, Monday, August 26
Chi White Sox home to Houston, Monday, August 26