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A winning streak will be on the line for the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday when they battle the New York Yankees at U.S. Cellular Field.
CC Sabathia will be the starting pitcher for the Yankees on this day. Lefthander Sabathia is 9-10 this season with a 4.78 ERA.
The White Sox will counter Sabathia with Hector Santiago. Lefthander Santiago has a 3.15 ERA to go along with a 3-5 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -123 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York has lost 3 straight games.
Chicago has won 2 straight games.
New York: 57-55 SU
Chicago: 42-69 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 9 games on the road
NY Yankees are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games
NY Yankees are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
NY Yankees home to Detroit, Friday, August 9
Chi White Sox home to Minnesota, Friday, August 9