White Sox vs. Rangers Prediction
After mashing the ball on Friday, will the Texas Rangers pick up another win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday at 9:05PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, June 30, 2018
9:05PM ET – Globe Life Park
TV: FSSW (Tex); NSCH (Chi)
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Rangers are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -120 to win. The White Sox are listed with odds of +110 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 10 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 75 percent going on Texas at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
White Sox drop opener
The White Sox suffered an 11-3 loss at Texas on Friday for its second consecutive loss. Chicago now has a 28-53 record overall and a 12-26 road record. The Sox are putting up 3.85 runs per game this season while allowing 5.15 runs per contest.
Carlos Rodon gets the start for Chicago this evening. He has pitched in four games this year and has a 1-2 record with a 3.70 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP. Rodon has pitched a total of 24.1 innings and has 19 strikeouts with seven walks.
Rangers roll up the runs
The Rangers piled up 11 runs on Friday in the series opener. They have won three of their last four games, scoring 23 runs in the three games. Texas is now 37-46 overall and 18-25 at home. The Rangers are scoring 4.46 runs per game this season while allowing 5.06 per contest.
Bartolo Colon gets the start for the Rangers this evening. He has started 14 games this year and has a 4-5 record with a 4.72 ERA and a 1.19 WHIP. Colon has pitched a total of 87.2 innings and has 54 strikeouts with 13 walks.
MLB Betting Trends
The White Sox have lost eight of their last 10 following a loss and they have dropped Rodon’s last six road starts.
The Rangers have won six of their last seven against AL Central opponents. They also have won five of their last six home games against a left-handed starter.
The Rangers are in a nice upswing, hitting the ball pretty well while pitching respectable as well. Rodon has good numbers through limited starts, but I don’t see Chicago being able to carry a lot of good play on the road. They have been a mess away from home all year and I think Texas should continue to play well.
The Pick: Texas Rangers -120