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April 23, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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The Athletics get a visit from the Chicago White Sox in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Oakland sends Bartolo Colon out against Jake Peavy for the White Sox in this game. Colon is 3-1 with a 2.63 ERA on the season, while Peavy is 2-0 on the year and has a 2.75 ERA.

View Chi White Sox vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the White Sox listed as favorites of 100 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 6.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Athletics) and the No. 2 (White Sox) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 14 ranked American League offense (3.1 runs per game) against a White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the American League at 3.5 runs allowed per game. The Athletics have been averaging 7 hits per game, less than the White Sox have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.2 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

The White Sox were a 7-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -117 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. The White Sox enjoyed a 7-4 victory at the expense of the Mariners on Sunday, with John Danks throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Safeco Field.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Indians at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -114 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Oakland got the job done in their last match in a 5-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday at O.co Coliseum behind starter Tyson Ross.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few White Sox at Athletics trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Chi White Sox's last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
Oakland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Oakland, Tuesday, April 24

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