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Aug 14, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Chicago White Sox vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

62-52TEAM RECORD55-60

Toronto will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Chicago White Sox pay a visit to Rogers Centre.

Jose Quintana, with a record of 4-2 on the season, gets the ball for the White Sox, while the Blue Jays trot Henderson Alvarez to the mound in this one. He is 7-9 so far in 2012.

View Chi White Sox vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Blue Jays as +120 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 10-ranked Blue Jays and the American League No. 5-rated White Sox in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Toronto's American League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.7 runs per game, against a White Sox offense rated No. 5 and scoring 4.7 runs per game in the league. The Blue Jays have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.8 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.7 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

The White Sox were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The White Sox got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Toronto on Monday; it was a 3-2 final at Rogers Centre in MLB wagering action.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few White Sox at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
Toronto is 16-3 SU in their last 19 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
Toronto is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Toronto, Wednesday, August 15

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