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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Indians will give the ball to starter Justin Masterson in this one. Righthander Masterson is 9-6 this season with a 3.76 ERA.
Starting this game for the White Sox will be Chris Sale. The lefthander has a 2.75 ERA to go along with a 5-6 record this season.
Cleveland was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They won as -118 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Cleveland has won 3 straight games.
Chicago has lost 4 straight games.
Cleveland: 43-38 SU
Chicago: 32-46 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Chi White Sox's last 18 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Cleveland at Kansas City, Tuesday, July 2
Chi White Sox home to Baltimore, Tuesday, July 2