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The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox will meet on the field at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday in a battle of division rivals.
Justin Masterson will be the starting pitcher for the Indians on this day. Righthander Masterson is 3-1 this season with a 1.67 ERA.
The White Sox will counter Masterson with Dylan Axelrod. Righthander Axelrod has a 4.69 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
The Indians were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Twins on April 21. Bettors who backed the Twins at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Cleveland has won 2 straight games.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Cleveland: 7-10 SU
Chicago: 7-11 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 13 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 13 games when playing Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Chi White Sox home to Cleveland, Tuesday, April 23