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Rangers vs White Sox Odds, Lines & Spread (June 11)

Rangers vs White Sox odds

Sep 19, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa (22) and first baseman Yasmani Grandal (24) celebrate the win over the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
  • The Chicago White Sox are -150 home favorites over the Texas Rangers in an American League afternoon game on Saturday, June 11
  • Entering play Friday, the ChiSox were 5-9 straight up in their last 14 home games
  • All of the Rangers vs White Sox odds, picks, lines, spreads, predictions, picks and best bets are available in the ensuing story

Two inconsistent American League teams will do battle Saturday afternoon as the Chicago White Sox (26-29, 12-15 home) play host to the Texas Rangers (26-30, 13-14 away).

The ChiSox are in third place in the AL Central, while Texas is situated third in the AL West. Since a season-high four-game win streak, the Rangers had gone 4-7 straight up over the past 11 games.

Chicago were losers of two in a row. Prior to that, the White Sox won three straight, Before that, they dropped four in succession.

It’s the White Sox that oddsmakers are going with in this game. Chicago is a -150 home favorite. Texas is a solid 33-23 against the runline this season.

First pitch for this Saturday, June 11 game at Guaranteed Rate Field is set for 2:10pm ET. Rain, 4 mph wind and a temperature of 65 degrees are in the weather forecast.

Rangers vs White Sox Odds

Team Moneyline Runline Total
Texas Rangers +130 +1.5 (-160) O 8 (-110)
Chicago White Sox -150 -1.5 (+140) U 8 (-110)

Odds as of June 10th at Caesars Sportsbook. See available Caesars promo codes.

At odds of -150, the White Sox are given an implied probability of victory of 60% in the MLB betting line. A successful $10 wager on Chicago would deliver a payout of $16.70.

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Bucking the oddsmakers, the public is going with Texas in the MLB betting trends. The Rangers are getting 88% of the runline action and 68% of the moneyline play. The public is also going big for the under, with 88% of bets backing that outcome.

In the AL Division odds, the White Sox remain the darlings of the bookmakers. Chicago is the -120 chalk to win the AL Central. The Rangers are +10000 longshots to top the AL West. The World Series odds show the White Sox at +2200 and the Rangers at +35000.

Texas vs Chicago Probable Pitchers

The AL pitcher of the month for May, Rangers left-hander Martin Perez is enjoying a stellar season. He’s leading the AL in ERA (1.56), complete games (1), shutouts (1) and home runs per nine innings (0.1). Perez is also the top 9% of AL hurlers in xERA (2.57), xwOBA (.264) and xwOBAcon (.304), as well as the top 8% in xSLG (.325).

He’s unbeaten since April 18 and has gained the win in four of his last six trips to the mound. He allowed his first home run of the season in his last start June 5 against the Seattle Mariners. Perez was also touched for two earned runs in that game. That’s the first time he’s given up more than one earned run in a start since April 17.

In  his last nine starts, Perez is 4-0 with an 0.88 ERA. Texas is 7-2 over those nine games. In four road starts. Perez is showing an 0.31 ERA.

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Perez has faced the White Sox seven times and is 3-3 with a 5.36 ERA. He’s 1-2 with a 5.79 ERA in three career starts at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Perez vs Giolito

Martin Perez
Lucas Giolito
4-2 Record 4-2
1.56 ERA 3.54
2.57 xERA 4.37
0.98 WHIP 1.41
3.50 SO/W Ratio 3.26

Like his team, White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito is underperforming this season. He’s served up a disconcerting 10 home runs in 48.1 innings pitched. Giolito rates among the bottom percentile of MLB pitchers in xwOBAcon (.465).

He’s allowed 11 runs, eight earned, over the past 10.2 innings pitched. Giolito is 4-1 with a 3.96 ERA over his past six starts.

He’s 2-1 with a 2.37 ERA in three home starts this season. Giolito is 2-0 with a 2.38 ERA in two career starts against the Rangers.

Batting Average vs Starting Pitchers

White Sox Batters Batting Average vs Perez Rangers Batters Batting Average vs Giolito
Jose Abreu .235 Kole Calhoun .111
Jake Burger .000 Charlie Culberson .000
Adam Engel .125 Ezequiel Duran .000
Leury Garcia .385 Adolis Garcia .000
Yasmani Grandal .500 Jonah Heim .000
Josh Harrison .200 Sam Huff .000
Reese McGuire .000 Nathaniel Lowe .000
Danny Mendick .500 Brad Miller .000
Yoan Moncada .571 Corey Seager .000
AJ Pollock .400 Marcus Semien .200
Luis Robert 1.000 Steele Walker .000
Andrew Vaughn .000 Eli White .000
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White Sox slugger Yoan Moncada is 4-for-7 (.571) with a solo homer off of Perez. Luis Robert is 2-for-2 (1.000). Yasmani Grandal and Danny Mendick are 1-for-2 (.500). Mendick has an RBI. AJ Pollock is 2-for-5 (.400) and has driven in a run. Leury Garcia is 5-for-13 (.385) with an RBI.

Rangers batters have enjoyed little success against Giolito. Marcus Semien (2-for-10, .200) and Kole Calhoun (1-for-9, .111) are the only Texas players with a hit off of him.

Rangers vs White Sox Prediction

If you’re an MLB player prop bettor, Giolito is a good bet on the over for strikeouts. He’s averaging 6.9 Ks per game this season.

Betting on this game, however, it’s hard not to like the Rangers. Perez’s continued dominance outweighs his passive past performances against the White Sox. Likewise, Giolito’s previous success against Texas is overshadowed by his 2022 struggles.

Pick: Texas Rangers RL +1.5 (-160)

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