MLB Matchups  >>  Texas vs. Chi White Sox Preview 08/06/2014


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

The Rangers will give the ball to starter Nick Tepesch in this one. Right hander Tepesch is 3-7 this season with a 4.84 ERA.

The White Sox will counter Tepesch with Chris Sale. Left hander Sale has a 2.09 ERA to go along with a 10-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the White Sox listed as 250-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

The Rangers were a 16-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.

Team record: 44-69
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Texas's last 15 games
Texas is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games on the road
Team record: 55-59
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
Chi White Sox is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
Chi White Sox is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Texas
Next up:
Texas at Houston Friday, August 8
Chi White Sox at Seattle Thursday, August 7