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Philip Humber, Brandon McCarthy take mound in Athletics vs White Sox tilt

Chicago White SoxOakland Athletics
May 13, 10:05 PM | GrassOakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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Chicago pays a visit to Oakland on Friday, hoping to shut down the Athletics bats in baseball action at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

It's a pitching duel between Brandon McCarthy for the Athletics (1-3 on the year) and Philip Humber for Chicago (2-3 so far).

View Chi White Sox vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-130 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 7 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics - White Sox odds would favor the Athletics if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 6 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 7 in the American League.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting White Sox rank No. 8 in the American League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 12 ranking in that category.

Oakland owns the American League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 8-rated defense.

Chicago won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Angels on May 11. Bettors who backed the White Sox at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating Los Angeles 6-4 in extra innings at Angel Stadium.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

A few White Sox at Athletics trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing Oakland
Chi White Sox are 8-17 SU in their last 25 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
Oakland is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Oakland, Saturday, May 14