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The Chicago White Sox and the Toronto Blue Jays will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Rogers Centre.
The White Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Chris Sale in this game. Sale has a 1-1 record and a 5.21 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Blue Jays will be R.A. Dickey. The righthander has a 5.82 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 7-0 winner as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at +109 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago has won 2 straight games.
Toronto has lost 2 straight games.
Chicago: 7-8 SU
Toronto: 6-9 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
Toronto most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Toronto
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto's last 12 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox home to Minnesota, Friday, April 19
Toronto home to NY Yankees, Friday, April 19