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MLB BASEBALL

Oakland Athletics vs. Chicago White Sox

The Oakland Athletics and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Athletics will trot Tom Milone out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Milone has a 6-5 record and a 3.91 ERA this season.

The White Sox will counter Milone with John Danks. Lefthander Danks has a 5.63 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at +124 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Oakland has won 3 straight games.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Oakland: 38-25 SU
Chicago: 25-34 SU

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8

A few trends to consider:
Oakland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Oakland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Oakland
Chi White Sox are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games
Chi White Sox are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing Oakland

Next up:
Chi White Sox home to Oakland, Sunday, June 9