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Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers 8/5/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Odds & Info

Game Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox
Date & Time Friday August 5, 2022, 8:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Globe Life Field Arlington, TX
Latest odds
CHW -154 ; O/U 8
TV Channel
BSSW

The Chicago White Sox play the second game of a four-game series on the road Friday against the Texas Rangers. Chicago is 53-51 following its 4-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Jose Abreu hit a home run for the second straight game and Lance Lynn allowed only four hits over six innings to earn the victory. Chicago is third in the American League Central but only two games behind first place Minnesota.

Shortstop Tim Anderson is batting .313 to lead Chicago. First baseman Jose Abreu has 14 home runs, 55 RBIs, 118 hits and an on-base percentage of .382 to lead Chicago in each category. On Friday, the Chicago White Sox will send Dylan Cease to the mound. The right-hander is 11-4 with a 2.01 ERA, 161 Ks and 50 BBs.

The Texas Rangers dropped to 46-58 following a 6-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Texas was swept in its three-game series by the Orioles and the Rangers were swept in their season series by the Orioles. It was the fourth time this season that Texas has been swept in a series. The Rangers are third in the American League West, 21 games behind first-place Houston Astros.

First baseman Nathaniel Lowe is batting .282 to lead Texas and has team highs in hits with 106 and on-base percentage at .327. Shortstop Corey Seager is the leader in home runs with 24 and right fielder Adolis Garcia is the leader in RBIs with 64. On Friday, the Texas Rangers will send Glenn Otto to the mound. The right-hander is 4-7 with a 5.50 ERA, 57 Ks and 38 BBs. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Chicago is 4-1 in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the White Sox last 5
  • Texas is 1-4 in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Rangers last 6

Free MLB Pick:

Chicago White Sox -154

Chicago has won seven of the last 10 versus Texas. Chicago starting pitcher Dylan Cease has pitched exceptionally well in each of the last five outings allowing a combined two earned runs on 20 hits across 30 ⅔ innings and Chicago has won four of the five. Texas starter Glenn Otto has been hit hard In each of the last four outings allowing a combined 14 earned runs and Texas has lost each of the four. Final Score Prediction, Chicago White Sox win 7-2.

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