Jeff Samardzija is not having the season the Chicago White Sox envisioned when they signed him this past offseason, with the pitcher posting a 1-5 record with a 6.03 ERA in his past six starts. The Sox will host the Oakland A’s, Samardzija’s former team, Tuesday.
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’ has been a bad omen for the Sox when he takes to the bump at U.S. Cellular Field lately as the team has dropped Samardzija’s past six starts at home.
On the other side the Atheltics will send Aaron Brooks to the mound, who has a 1-3 record with a 5.32 ERA since being acquired and put into the rotation for Oakland on July 28.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Chicago White Sox were listed as -142 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bodog.
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computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-3.4 win for the White Sox on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Chicago White Sox sport a record of 68-74 heading into this matchup, while the Oakland Athletics sit at 61-82 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Oakland injuries news.
The Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics odds would favor the White Sox if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 14 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Oakland is at No. 23.
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball’s No. 26-rated offensive output, at 8.72 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 8.67 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the list.
Defensively, Oakland features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 at home, scoring 3.56 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Athletics got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Chicago on Monday; it was a 8-7 final at U.S. Cellular Field in MLB wagering action.
- Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 15 of Oakland’s last 21 games
- Oakland is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oakland’s last 10 games on the road
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 6 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 6 games at home
- Chi White Sox is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
- Chi White Sox is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Oakland
Next Betting Matchups
Oakland at Chicago, Wednesday, September 16th