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MLB Prop Bets: the Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers – August 5, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: the Chicago White Sox vs Texas Rangers - August 5, 2022
2022-08-05 20:05:00 EDT

The Chicago White Sox (53-52) face the Texas Rangers (47-58) at Globe Life Field on Friday at 8:05pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Dylan Cease is the probable pitcher for the White Sox, while Glenn Otto is the probable pitcher for the Rangers. The White Sox are favored to win at -177, while the Rangers are at +150. The total runs line is set at 8.0, with OVER at -110 and UNDER at -110.

  • The White Sox (+100) have a 48-57 Run Line record this season, while the Rangers (-121) hold a record of 58-47.
  • The White Sox have a 47-52-6 O/U record this season (meaning 47 games have gone over the total runs line, 52 have gone under and six have resulted in a push). The Rangers have a 51-50-4 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The White Sox are averaging 4.3 runs per game this season (17th in the league). Comparatively, the Rangers are averaging 4.5 (11th).
  • In the field, the White Sox are allowing 4.4 runs per game this season (20th in the league), while the Rangers are allowing an average of 4.5 runs (22nd).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the White Sox are at .258 (ranking 3rd in the Major leagues), while the Rangers are batting .240 (19th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Rangers have hit 131 (8th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the White Sox have managed 91 (26th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the White Sox have recorded 434 RBIs to rank 17th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Rangers have recorded 444 RBIs to rank 15th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Rangers have an earned run average of 4.10 this season (21st in the Majors), while The White Sox have an ERA of 3.92 (16th).

Strikeouts

  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the White Sox have recorded 949 this season, ranking 7th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Rangers rank 19th for total strikeouts, recording 862.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .242 against the Rangers this season (15th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the White Sox’s opponents are at .245 (17th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • White Sox 21-31-53 11-18-25 10-13-28 15-17-32 6-14-21 0-0-0 3-2-5
  • Rangers 18-28-59 11-12-28 7-16-31 10-8-24 8-20-35 0-0-0 1-2-7

Lead After Three Innings

  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • White Sox 36-46-23 21-23-10 15-23-13 25-23-16 11-23-7 0-0-0 4-3-3
  • Rangers 34-45-26 19-20-12 15-25-14 13-18-11 21-27-15 0-0-0 0-6-4

NRFI/YRFI

  • The NRFI is 49-56 in White Sox games this season. The Rangers have a 56-49 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Rangers recorded a 3-2 victory over the White Sox at Globe Life Field yesterday. Nate Lowe led the way to that victory, hitting a home run. The Rangers have now won three straight against the White Sox.

Robert Steele's Free Pick:

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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