White Sox Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 5, 2022

Written By Staff on August 5, 2022

Adolis Garcia sits at 97 hits this season, and will try to collect his 100th when the Texas Rangers (47-58) take on the Chicago White Sox (53-52) on Friday at 8:05 PM ET. Dylan Cease starts for Chicago (-187 to win) while Texas (+157) will counter with Glenn Otto.

The betting trends in the article below reference odds valid as of August 5, 2022 at 7:26 PM ET.

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White Sox vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Cease (CHW) Pitcher Otto (TEX)
11 – 4 W/L 4 – 7
116.2 IP 72.0
2.01 ERA 5.50
1.174 WHIP 1.458
12.4 K/9 7.1
3.9 BB/9 4.8

White Sox Probable Starter Dylan Cease

  • The White Sox will send Cease (11-4) to the mound to make his 22nd start of the season. He is 11-4 with a 2.01 ERA and 161 strikeouts in 116 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Sunday, the righty tossed 6 2/3 innings against the Oakland Athletics, allowing one earned run while surrendering four hits.
  • In 21 games this season, the 26-year-old has a 2.01 ERA and 12.4 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .202 to his opponents.
  • Cease is trying to register his fourth straight quality start in this matchup.
  • He meets a Rangers offense that ranks 15th in the league with 470 runs while batting .240 as a squad. It has a collective .398 slugging percentage (13th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 131 home runs (eighth in MLB).
  • This season, the 26-year-old ranks third in ERA (2.01), 34th in WHIP (1.174), and second in K/9 (12.4) among pitchers who qualify.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2022 at 7:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Cease

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Nick Solak 7 .143 1 1 2 .143 .714
Adolis García 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Leody Taveras 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Marcus Semien 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nathaniel Lowe 2 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667
Meibrys Viloria 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rangers Probable Starter Glenn Otto

  • Otto (4-7) will take the mound for the Rangers, his 16th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Sunday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up four earned runs on four hits in a matchup with the Los Angeles Angels.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 5.50 and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .249 in 15 games this season.
  • He has three quality starts in 15 chances this season.
  • The White Sox are batting .258 this season, third in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .386 (18th in the league) with 91 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2022 at 7:26 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Otto

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Josh Harrison 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox have won 35 of the 65 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (53.8%).
  • Chicago has gone 5-4 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -187 or shorter (55.6%).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the White Sox’s implied win probability is 65.2%.
  • Chicago has combined with opponents to go over the total 47 times this season for a 47-52-6 record against the over/under.
  • The White Sox have collected a 48-57-0 record against the spread this season.
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have been underdogs in 63 games this season and won 31 (49.2%) of those contests.
  • Texas has a record of 5-6 in games where sportsbooks have them as underogs of at least +157 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 38.9% chance to win.
  • So far this season, Texas and its opponents have hit the over in 50 of their 105 games with a total.
  • In 105 games with a spread this season, the Rangers are 59-46-0 ATS.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu has accumulated an on-base percentage of .383, a slugging percentage of .477, and has 119 hits, all club-highs for the White Sox. He’s batting .302 with 27 doubles, 14 home runs and 48 walks.
  • Among qualifying batters, Abreu ranks 15th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 11th and he is 28th in slugging.
  • Abreu takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .350 with three home runs, a walk and seven RBI.
  • Andrew Vaughn is hitting .298 with 19 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 21 walks.
  • Among the qualified, Vaughn ranks 19th in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage, and 47th in slugging.
  • Vaughn enters this game on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .421 with a double, a triple, two walks and an RBI.
  • Luis Robert has 13 doubles, 12 home runs and 15 walks while batting .301.
  • Tim Anderson has 13 doubles, six home runs and 14 walks while hitting .309.

White Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 394 .302 58 14 55 .383 .860
Tim Anderson 324 .309 50 6 25 .347 .751
Andrew Vaughn 322 .298 43 10 50 .348 .805
Luis Robert 309 .301 49 12 54 .338 .798
A.J. Pollock 294 .235 34 5 34 .284 .631
Leury García 251 .211 31 3 18 .236 .511
Josh Harrison 242 .240 35 5 20 .307 .683
Gavin Sheets 235 .230 19 9 26 .289 .680
Yoán Moncada 221 .204 22 5 29 .267 .593
Yasmani Grandal 211 .190 6 2 19 .286 .518

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Corey Seager leads Texas in total hits (96) this season while batting .249 with 38 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualifying batters, Seager is 90th in batting average, his on-base percentage is 83rd, and he is 31st in slugging percentage.
  • Marcus Semien is batting .241 with a .402 slugging percentage and 52 RBI this year.
  • Semien’s batting average is 109th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him 125th, and he is 98th in slugging.
  • Garcia is batting .244 with a .450 slugging percentage and 64 RBI this year.
  • Nate Lowe is slashing .284/.328/.461 this season and leads the Rangers with an OPS of .789.

Rangers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 423 .241 57 15 52 .298 .700
Adolis García 398 .244 57 18 64 .291 .741
Corey Seager 385 .249 54 24 55 .325 .800
Nate Lowe 380 .284 46 15 45 .328 .789
Jonah Heim 278 .255 43 13 38 .317 .770
Leody Taveras 139 .317 22 3 20 .356 .816
Josh Smith 121 .231 15 1 11 .345 .634
Ezequiel Duran 112 .232 15 2 14 .277 .634
Charlie Culberson 95 .253 16 0 8 .290 .595
Nick Solak 77 .208 12 3 4 .299 .637

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