Rangers vs. White Sox Moneyline Bet 6/11/22

by | Jun 11, 2022 | mlb

Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox
Date: Saturday June 11th, 02:10 ET
Location: Guaranteed Rate Field
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Money Line: Rangers +126 / White Sox -150 (Get the best odds >>>)
Total Line: 8.0

STARTING PITCHING

Texas: Martín Pérez (4-2, 1.56)
Chicago: Lucas Giolito (4-2, 3.54)

Rangers Projected Lineup

Nate Lowe 1B
Ezequiel Duran 3B
Adolis Garcia RF
Kole Calhoun RF
Jonah Heim C
Steele Walker LF
Mitch Garver C
Marcus Semien 2B
Corey Seager SS
Martín Pérez P

White Sox Projected Lineup

Yasmani Grandal C
Leury García CF
Luis Robert CF
Andrew Vaughn 1B
Jake Burger 3B
Yoán Moncada 3B
Danny Mendick SS
José Abreu 1B
AJ Pollock LF
Lucas Giolito P

STRAIGHT UP/ OVER/UNDER / RUN LINE RECORDS

Texas Rangers: 26-31-0 SU / OU 24-27-6 / Run Line W/L 33-24-0
Chicago White Sox: 27-29-0 SU / OU 26-28-2 / Run Line W/L 25-31-0

The Chicago White Sox host the Texas Rangers on Saturday June 11th at Guaranteed Rate Field. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 02:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Chicago as the favorite (-150), with an OU line set at 8.0.

Recent Form

The Rangers come into this matchup having suffered a 5-run loss to the White Sox (8-3). On their way to giving up 8 runs, the Rangers staff allowed 11 hits. The Rangers ended the game with just 3 runs on 6 hits. The loss came as Texas was the betting underdog, getting 121.0 on the moneyline. Together, the Rangers and White Sox combined to surpass the over-under betting line set at 9.0 runs. On the season, Texas’s over-under record is 24-27-6.

The Rangers will be hoping to pick up a win in today’s matchup, as they have gone just 1-4 over their last 5 games. This mark has come on an average run margin of just -10. On offense, Texas’s offense has experienced a dip in production, averaging 3.4 runs per game over their last 5 contests. Texas’s overall series record is just 6-11-2.

The Chicago White Sox will be looking to pick up another win, as they most recently defeated the Rangers by 5 runs (8-3). In the win, the pitching staff allowed just 3 runs on 6 hits. In the victory, the White Sox came up with 11 hits and 8 runs. Heading into action, Chicago was the favorite, at -131.0. For the season, the team has been favored in 34 games, winning at a rate of 59.0%. In terms of the over-under, the White Sox and Rangers combined to surpass the line of 9.0 runs. So far, Chicago has an over-under record of just 26-28-2.

Across their last 5 contests, the White Sox are above .500, going 3-2. During this time, the team’s run differential sits at +5. Compared to their season average, the White Sox come into this game swinging the bats well, averaging 5.6 runs per game. On the season, Chicago has won more than half of their series, going 9-7-3.

Pitching Matchup

Texas will roll with Martín Pérez (4-2) as their starter. Through 11 appearances, Pérez has an ERA of just 1.56 while averaging 6.28 innings per appearance. So far, batters are hitting just 0.204 against him. Not only does Pérez have a strong batting average allowed, but he has also avoided giving up home runs. In his previous outings, opponents are averaging just 0.13 home runs allowed per 9 innings. Overall, he is averaging 5.09 strikeouts per game, on a K rate of 21.0%. Throughout the season, Pérez has avoided walking batters, allowing just 2.08 per contest.

Lucas Giolito gets the start for the White Sox, with an overall record of 4-2. To date, Giolito has an ERA of 3.54 while lasting an average of 5.34 innings per appearance. Opposing teams have hit the ball well against the right-hander, with a batting average of 0.268. Home runs have been an issue for Giolito, as he is allowing an average of 1.87 per 9 innings pitched. In terms of strikeouts, Lucas Giolito has a strong strikeout percentage of 30.0%, including a per game average of 6.89. For the season, he has struggled with command averaging 3.54 walks per outing.

Texas vs Chicago History

For the season, the Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox will be playing their 1st game of the season. Chicago holds the edge in the series at 1-0. The over-under record in this series sits at 1-0. The average run total in these games is 8.5 runs per game. The averge scoring margin in these meetings is 5.0 runs.

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Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas’s last 7 games on the road
  • Texas is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
  • Chi White Sox is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas

Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox Prediction

In Saturday’s matchup between Chicago and Texas, the White Sox are the betting favorite, at -150 on the moneyline. However, given that Chicago’s lineup has been inconsistent all year, I expect them to struggle against Martin Perez. I like the Rangers to pull off the upset.

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