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Trevor Cahill, Mark Buehrle take mound in White Sox vs Athletics tilt

Oakland AthleticsChicago White Sox
June 9, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Oakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox Odds

27-36TEAM RECORD30-34

Chicago will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Oakland Athletics pay a visit to U.S. Cellular Field.

Chicago sends Mark Buehrle out against Trevor Cahill for the Athletics in this game. Buehrle is 5-4 with a 3.95 ERA on the season, while Cahill is 6-3 on the year and has a 2.65 ERA.

View Oakland vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Chicago opened as -115 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the White Sox at No. 8 in the American League and the Athletics at No. 4 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 8-rated American League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Athletics defense that ranks No. 2 in the American League at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.7 hits per game so far, more than Athletics batters have averaged on the year (8.1 hits per game).

Defensively, Oakland features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the American League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

The Athletics were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at -143 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Athletics endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Orioles on Wednesday, with Joshua Outman throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Camden Yards.

Chicago was a 7-4 loser in its last match at home against the Mariners. They lost as -155 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago lost in extra innings against the Mariners on Wednesday as Seattle edged them 7-4 at U.S. Cellular Field.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 9-1
After a loss are 7-3

A few Athletics at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Oakland's last 19 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Chi White Sox's last 19 games when playing at home against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games at home
Chi White Sox are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games

Next up:
Oakland at Chi White Sox, Friday, June 10

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