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The Texas Rangers and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Rangers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Yu Darvish in this game. Darvish has a 12-5 record and a 2.68 ERA this season.
Darvish's opponent in this one will be Hector Santiago. The White Sox lefthander has a 3.16 ERA to go along with a 4-5 record this season.
The Rangers were a 11-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
Texas has won 4 straight games.
Texas: 75-53 SU
Chicago: 52-75 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Texas's last 25 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Chi White Sox's last 25 games when playing Texas
Chi White Sox home to Texas, Sunday, August 25