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Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox

A winning streak will be on the line for the Chicago White Sox on Monday when they battle the Chicago Cubs at U.S. Cellular Field.

Righthander Jeff Samardzija will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Samardzija is 2-6 this season with a 3.25 ERA.

Samardzija's opponent in this one will be Jose Quintana. The White Sox lefthander has a 3.48 ERA to go along with a 3-1 record this season.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +170 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Chicago won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Marlins on May 26. Bettors who backed the White Sox at -195 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Chicago has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 19-30 SU
Chicago: 24-24 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Chi Cubs's last 21 games
Chi Cubs are 5-10 SU in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi White Sox home to Chi Cubs, Tuesday, May 28