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April 24, 10:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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The Chicago White Sox will look to grab a road win when they take on the Athletics in Oakland at O.co Coliseum on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

Gavin Floyd, with a record of 1-2 on the season, gets the ball for the White Sox, while the Athletics trot Tom Milone to the mound in this one. He is 2-1 so far in 2012.

View Chi White Sox vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Athletics as -115 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 1-rated White Sox taking on the American League's No. 14-rated Athletics in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Oakland's American League No. 14-ranked scoring average of 2.9 runs per game, against a White Sox offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Athletics have averaged 6.8 hits per game to date this season, less than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.9 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the American League at home, scoring 2.7 runs per game.

Chicago won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Athletics on April 23. Bettors who backed the White Sox at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chicago threw a shutout at Oakland in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Jake Peavy to defeat Oakland 4-0 on Monday.

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

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

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 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Oakland
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 7 games at home
Oakland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Oakland is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Oakland, Wednesday, April 25

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