MLB: Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians

18th August 2016

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago White Sox dueling the Cleveland Indians today at Progressive Field.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Carlos Rodon to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-8. Getting the ball for the Cleveland Indians is Danny Salazar, who owns a 11-4 record on the season with a 3.30 ERA.

The game pits Cleveland Indians No. 3-rated offense, averaging 5.08 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox defense that ranks No. 13 at 4.37 in runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have averaged 9.21 hits per game so far, more than Chicago White Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.62 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

Betting trends:

Chi White Sox is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games

Chi White Sox is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road

Chi White Sox is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road

Chi White Sox is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Cleveland

Cleveland is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games

Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games

Cleveland is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians — Pick: +1 1/2

Other Games:

Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies — Pick: Phillies +1 1/2

Miami Marlins at Cincinnati Reds — Pick: Reds +1 1/2

Washington Nationals at Atlanta Braves — Pick: Braves +1 1/2

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