White Sox vs Rangers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 5, 2022

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In the second game of a four-game series at Globe Life Field, the Chicago White Sox (53-52) meet the Texas Rangers (47-58), Friday at 8:05 PM ET. On the hill for the White Sox will be Dylan Cease (11-4), matched up against the Rangers’ Glenn Otto (4-7).

Despite playing away from home the White Sox are at -181 to win, compared to the Rangers at +154. The total in this contest is set at 7.5.

White Sox vs. Rangers Odds

Run Line

Chicago White Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

White Sox (-181)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -119, Under: -101)

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When, Where, at What Time is White Sox vs. Rangers

  • Game Day: Friday, August 5, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Stadium: Globe Life Field

White Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Reynaldo López 15 Day Injury List Back
Kyle Crick 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Vince Velásquez 15 Day Injury List Finger
Aaron Bummer 15 Day Injury List Back
Danny Mendick 60 Day Injury List Knee
Garrett Crochet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jonathan Stiever 60 Day Injury List Back
Gavin Sheets Day-to-day Ankle

Rangers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Brad Miller 10 Day Injury List Neck
Kole Calhoun 10 Day Injury List Heel
Dennis Santana 15 Day Injury List Ankle
Jon Gray 15 Day Injury List Upper Body
Joe Barlow 15 Day Injury List Finger
Eli White 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Mitch Garver 60 Day Injury List Forearm

Last Time Out: White Sox and Rangers

These clubs play again after the Rangers’ 3-2 victory over the White Sox yesterday. Brock Burke (2.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 4 K) registered the win for the Rangers. Nate Lowe went 2-for-4 with two doubles to lead the team on offense. Johnny Cueto (8.00 IP, 3 R, 11 H, 4 K) took the loss on the mound for the White Sox.

Betting Trends

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have won 35, or 53.8%, of the 65 games they’ve played as favorites this season. Chicago is 5-4 this season when entering a game favored by -181 or more on the moneyline. The White Sox have a 64.4% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Games involving Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 47 of 105 chances this season. In 105 games with a spread this season, the White Sox are 48-57-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 103 .302 (15) .383 (11) .477 (28) 3.1% (71) 14.9% (28) 10.7% (41)
Luis Robert 75 .301 (17) .338 (61) .460 (43) 3.7% (51) 19.5% (72) 4.6% (145)
Andrew Vaughn 83 .298 (19) .348 (43) .457 (47) 2.8% (82) 15.3% (35) 5.9% (125)
Tim Anderson 78 .309 (7) .347 (44) .404 (97) 1.7% (122) 15.2% (34) 4.1% (149)
A.J. Pollock 86 .235 (-) .284 (-) .347 (-) 1.6% (-) 20.5% (-) 6.3% (-)

Rangers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rangers have come away with 31 wins in the 63 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This season, Texas has been victorious five times in 12 chances when named as an underdog of at least +154 or worse on the moneyline. The Rangers have an implied victory probability of 39.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Texas and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 50 of their 105 opportunities. The Rangers have posted a record of 59-46-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Corey Seager 99 .249 (90) .325 (83) .475 (31) 5.5% (14) 15.4% (36) 9.2% (65)
Marcus Semien 104 .241 (109) .298 (125) .402 (98) 3.2% (68) 15.6% (38) 7.3% (94)
Adolis García 101 .244 (102) .291 (132) .450 (55) 4.2% (40) 28.4% (142) 6.0% (122)
Nate Lowe 100 .284 (33) .328 (79) .461 (42) 3.7% (51) 24.2% (113) 6.2% (118)
Jonah Heim 83 .255 (-) .317 (-) .453 (-) 4.2% (-) 20.3% (-) 8.5% (-)

White Sox vs. Rangers Picks and Predictions

Our top pick for White Sox vs. Rangers sees the Rangers (+154 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the over/under, we recommend betting on the over on 7.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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