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Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox Betting Matchup Report

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July 1, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Odds

40-42TEAM RECORD34-48

Chicago travels to Chicago for inter-league play on Friday, hoping to secure a victory over the Cubs.

Edwin Jackson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the White Sox on this day; he's 4-6 on the season. The Cubs, meanwhile, will counter with Randy Wells, who will be looking to improve on his 1-2 mark.

View Chi White Sox vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Cubs as +110 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 999.

Power Rankings:
The Cubs sit at No. 11 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the White Sox sit at an American League No. 6 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 7-rated National League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a White Sox defense that ranks No. 6 in the American League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Cubs have averaged 9.1 hits per game so far, more than White Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.7 hits per game).

Chicago owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 6-rated defense.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 6-4 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -101 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago won a close affair on Thursday in their last outing, defeating Colorado 6-4 in extra innings at Coors Field.

The Cubs were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -102 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago won a close affair on Thursday in their last outing, defeating San Francisco 5-2 in extra innings at Wrigley Field.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 9-1
After playing Colorado are 6-2
After a win are 4-6

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few White Sox at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 7 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi Cubs are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi Cubs are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Chi Cubs, Saturday, July 2

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