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The Chicago White Sox and the Oakland Athletics will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at O.co Coliseum.
The White Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Chris Sale in this game. Sale has a 5-2 record and a 2.53 ERA this season.
The Athletics will counter Sale with Jarrod Parker. Righthander Parker has a 5.40 ERA to go along with a 3-6 record this season.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -148 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago has lost 5 straight games.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Chicago: 24-29 SU
Oakland: 33-24 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-0
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Chi White Sox are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Oakland
Chi White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Oakland
Chi White Sox are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games at home
Oakland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at Seattle, Monday, June 3
Oakland at Milwaukee, Monday, June 3