Texas Rangers vs Chicago White Sox Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 5


By Claudio Fortuna | August 5, 2022 11:08 AM

The Chicago White Sox visit the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field, taking the field at 8:05pm ET on Friday August 5th, 8:05pm ET. The Texas Rangers are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers.

Texas and Chicago Betting Info

  • Five of the White Sox’s last six games have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The underdogs have won each of the Rangers’ last five games.

Chicago White Sox Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .258
Team OBP .313
AVG Runs Scored 4.3
Team ERA 3.92
Team WHIP 1.32
Starters ERA 3.94
Starters WHIP 1.33

Key Players for Chicago

  • Liam Hendriks: 3.19 ERA, 13.26 K/9, 1.06 WHIP
  • Tanner Banks: 2.88 ERA, 7.52 K/9, 1.20 WHIP
  • Johnny Cueto: 2.91 ERA, 6.00 K/9, 1.19 WHIP
  • Allen Pollock: .235 Batting Avg, .284 OBP, .347 SLG, .631 OPS, 34 Runs
  • Bernardo Zavala: .286 Batting Avg, .327 OBP, .419 SLG, .746 OPS, 13 Runs
  • Joshua Harrison: .240 Batting Avg, .307 OBP, .376 SLG, .683 OPS, 35 Runs
  • Andrew Vaughn: .299 Batting Avg, .349 OBP, .461 SLG, .810 OPS, 42 Runs
  • Timothy Anderson: .309 Batting Avg, .347 OBP, .404 SLG, .751 OPS, 50 Runs
  • Yoán Moncada: .204 Batting Avg, .267 OBP, .326 SLG, .593 OPS, 22 Runs
  • Luis Robert: .301 Batting Avg, .338 OBP, .460 SLG, .798 OPS, 49 Runs
  • José Abreu: .302 Batting Avg, .383 OBP, .477 SLG, .860 OPS, 58 Runs
  • Gavin Sheets: .230 Batting Avg, .289 OBP, .391 SLG, .680 OPS, 19 Runs

Texas Rangers Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .240
Team OBP .301
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 4.11
Team WHIP 1.32
Starters ERA 4.31
Starters WHIP 1.37

Key Players for Texas

  • Cole Ragans: 0.00 ERA, 5.40 K/9, 1.40 WHIP
  • Garrett Richards: 5.40 ERA, 7.61 K/9, 1.31 WHIP
  • Jose Adolis García: .244 Batting Avg, .291 OBP, .450 SLG, .741 OPS, 57 Runs
  • Jonah Heim: .255 Batting Avg, .317 OBP, .453 SLG, .770 OPS, 43 Runs
  • Corey Seager: .249 Batting Avg, .325 OBP, .475 SLG, .800 OPS, 54 Runs
  • Marcus Semien: .241 Batting Avg, .298 OBP, .404 SLG, .702 OPS, 57 Runs
  • Leody Taveras: .317 Batting Avg, .356 OBP, .460 SLG, .816 OPS, 22 Runs
  • Josh H. Smith: .231 Batting Avg, .345 OBP, .289 SLG, .634 OPS, 15 Runs
  • Elier Hernandez: .207 Batting Avg, .226 OBP, .276 SLG, .502 OPS, 3 Runs
  • David Lowe: .284 Batting Avg, .328 OBP, .461 SLG, .789 OPS, 46 Runs

The Rangers and White Sox have met four times this season, with the Rangers winning three times and the White Sox winning once. Their most recent matchup on August 4, 2022 ended 3-2 with the Texas Rangers taking the win.

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