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The Oakland Athletics will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Athletics will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Jarrod Parker in this game. Parker has a 4-6 record and a 4.90 ERA this season.
Parker's opponent in this one will be Chris Sale. The White Sox lefthander has a 2.44 ERA to go along with a 5-3 record this season.
Oakland won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the White Sox on June 6. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Oakland: 37-25 SU
Chicago: 25-33 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing at home against Oakland
Chi White Sox are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games at home
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Oakland
Chi White Sox are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing Oakland
Chi White Sox home to Oakland, Saturday, June 8