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Athletics face Chicago White Sox: MLB odds preview and stats

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April 12, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox Odds

5-5TEAM RECORD6-4

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Oakland duelling Chicago on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Edwin Jackson in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-0 mark on the year. Oakland counters with Trevor Cahill, who will try to quiet the fans and the White Sox bats at the same time.

View Oakland vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Chicago sat as -130 favorites. The total was set at 8.5.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 10.9 per game. By contrast, the Athletics are rated No. 11 in the same category at 7.4 per game.

Chicago owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's American League No. 2-rated defense.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +112 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Oakland won a close affair on Monday in their last outing, defeating Chicago 2-1 in extra innings at U.S. Cellular Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Athletics at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 17 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Chi White Sox's last 17 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
Chi White Sox are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games at home

Next up:
Oakland at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, April 13

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