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MLB BASEBALL

Texas Rangers vs. Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Texas Rangers at U.S. Cellular Field.

Martin Perez will be the starting pitcher for the Rangers on this day. Lefthander Perez is 6-3 this season with a 3.48 ERA.

Starting this game for the White Sox will be Chris Sale. The lefthander has a 2.78 ERA to go along with a 9-11 record this season.

Texas won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Astros on August 21. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -325 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The White Sox were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +160 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Texas has won 3 straight games.
Chicago has won 6 straight games.

Team records:
Texas: 74-53 SU
Chicago: 52-74 SU

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

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Texas

Next up:
Chi White Sox home to Texas, Saturday, August 24