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The division rival Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Indians will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Danny Salazar in this game. Salazar has a 1-2 record and a 2.92 ERA this season.
Salazar's opponent in this one will be Hector Santiago. The White Sox lefthander has a 3.37 ERA to go along with a 4-6 record this season.
The Indians were a 14-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (17) was good news for OVER bettors.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Cleveland: 78-68 SU
Chicago: 58-88 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 0-10
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Chi White Sox's last 20 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox home to Cleveland, Saturday, September 14