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Chicago Cubs Host Chicago White Sox in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Chicago White Sox

vs

Chicago Cubs
Monday, May 05, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs will look to improve on a 11-18 record when they take on the Chicago White Sox, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Monday.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to Jeff Samardzija and his 0-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago White Sox send Jose Quintana (1-2) to the hill.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.6-4.4 win for the Cubs on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs bring a 11-18 record to the battle against the 15-17 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 18-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 25-rated Chicago White Sox in this matchup.

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How Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 24-ranked scoring average of 3.86 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox offense rated No. 4 and scoring 5.09 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.03 hits per game to date this season, less than the White Sox hitters have managed (9.19 per nine innings).

Chicago owns the No. 12 defense, allowing 3.86 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 28-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at +143 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The White Sox grabbed a win last time out, defeating Corey Kluber and the Indians 4-3 on Sunday at Progressive Field.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Cardinals on May 4. Bettors who backed the Cardinals at -129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago suffered a 5-4 loss against St. Louis on Sunday, as Jason Hammel wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Chicago White Sox vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 14 games at home
Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi Cubs is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

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