Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox Betting Pick 08/22/19

Date | AuthorBTB Staff

Last Updated: 2019-08-22

Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox are playing host to the Texas Rangers at Guaranteed Rate Field. The game gets underway 8:10 p.m. ET and NBC Sports Chicago will showcase this AL showdown.

Texas Rangers vs. Chicago White Sox Odds

Texas (-115) is the favorite over Chicago (+105) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this game at 10.5 runs (-125 for the over and +105 for the under). There’s a runline of Rangers -1.5 (+130) and White Sox +1.5 (-150) for this matchup.

The White Sox are 57-69 straight up (SU) and 60-65 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 8.4 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 9.6 units ATS. The Rangers have gone 63-65 SU this year and are 72-55 ATS. They’re up 7.5 units for moneyline bettors and 9.3 units ATS.

Chicago games have had an over/under record of 57-63-5 in 2019. The Rangers have also been a decent under bet with a total record of 58-66-3.

The right-handed Ariel Jurado will get the start for the visiting Rangers. Jurado is 6-9 with a 5.38 ERA and 72 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with three strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA against Chicago this year.

The White Sox are handing the ball to lefty Ross Detwiler (1-3, 6.10 ERA), who has 27 strikeouts and 12 walks as well as a 1.62 WHIP. Detwiler hasn’t faced the Rangers yet this year and did not record a start against them in 2018.

Chicago’s pitching staff has allowed 5.2 runs per game overall this season as a unit. Its starters have a 5.06 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.55 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 8.3 K/9.

Chicago’s hitters have put up 4.2 runs per outing, including 5.4 per game over its last 10 games and 4.2 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .237/.283/.391 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that span.

The White Sox hitters have been led by Jose Abreu, who is hitting .276/.316/.499 with 28 home runs, 96 RBIs and 64 runs scored.

For the visitors, Texas’ pitching staff allowed 5.4 runs per game and its starters own a 5.15 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 8.62 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.79, along with a WHIP of 1.46.

The Rangers offense has slashed .251/.325/.439 on its way to 5.1 runs scored per game this year, including 4.6 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.6 per game over the team’s last five outings (3-2 SU).

Elvis Andrus has led Texas’ hitters and is hitting .282/.320/.408 with nine home runs, 58 RBIs, 62 runs and 25 stolen bases.

The Rangers just got an 8-7 victory over the Angels, while the White Sox are coming off of a 4-0 win against the Twins.

Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox MLB Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – White Sox, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – OVER

Notes

Betting Trends

The over has cashed in seven of Chicago’s last seven games.

Each team has swatted 11 home runs over its last 10 games.

The Rangers have a team OPS of .764 this season, including an OPS of .748 against left-handed pitchers. The White Sox’ OPS sits at .710 overall and .751 against southpaws.

The Texas defense has coughed up 12 errors over the last 10 games, compared to only seven errors for Chicago over its last 10.

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