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The Miami Marlins and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field in an interleague contest.
Tom Koehler will be the starting pitcher for the Marlins on this day. Righthander Koehler is 0-2 this season with a 2.45 ERA.
Koehler's opponent in this one will be John Danks. The White Sox lefthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Miami lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Phillies on May 22. Bettors who backed the Phillies at -172 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The White Sox were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Miami has lost 2 straight games.
Miami: 13-34 SU
Chicago: 21-24 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-6
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Miami are 5-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
Miami is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games
Chi White Sox home to Miami, Saturday, May 25