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May 19, 7:15 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Odds

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Inter-league play resumes on Saturday as the Cubs take on the White Sox at Wrigley Field in a key battle on the odds menu.

Chicago puts its faith in starter John Danks to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-4. Getting the ball for the Cubs is Ryan Dempster, who owns a 0-1 record on the season with a 1.74 ERA.

View Chi White Sox vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The White Sox were listed as +-159 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 999 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cubs rated this week at No. 9 and the White Sox sitting at No. 8.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting White Sox rank No. 9 in the American League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Chicago owns the National League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 5-rated defense.

In their last action, Chicago was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Friday at Wrigley Field behind starter Philip Humber.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 9-1
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

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

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Chi Cubs, Sunday, May 20

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