Rangers vs. White Sox - 5/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (23-10) at Texas Rangers (18-15)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Park)
C Rodon (1-4) (4.36) vs. D Holland (3-2) (5.40)
The Line: Texas Rangers -110 / Chicago White Sox -110 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago White Sox and Texas Rangers play game two Tuesday night.
The Chicago White Sox look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The White Sox have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Chicago White Sox are deadly when their offense shows up as they’re 18-0 this season when scoring more than three runs. Adam Eaton leads Chicago with 37 hits, Jose Abreu has 21 RBI and Brett Lawrie has four home runs. Carlos Rodon gets the ball, and he’s 1-4 with a 4.36 ERA and 33 strikeouts this season. Rodon is 1-0 with a 2.41 ERA and 22 strikeouts in his career against the Rangers.
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The Texas Rangers look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Rangers have allowed 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last nine games. The Texas Rangers have an ERA of 3.91 and have lost seven of their last eight games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Rougned Odor leads Texas with 39 hits, Adrian Beltre has 22 RBI and Nomar Mazara has four home runs. Derek Holland takes the hill, and he’s 3-2 with a 5.40 ERA and 18 strikeouts this season. Holland is 0-3 with a 6.86 ERA and 15 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 5-0 in their last 5 Tuesday games and 10-4 in their last 14 road games. Rangers are 8-2 in their last 10 Tuesday games and 11-4 in Hollands last 15 home starts. The Rangers are 0-4 in Hollands last 4 starts vs. White Sox.
Would you pick against the White Sox with the way they've been playing? Me neither. The White Sox continue to be one of the hotter teams in baseball and are getting it done with their bats and pitching. Give me the White Sox until they cool off.