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The Atlanta Braves and the Chicago White Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at U.S. Cellular Field.
Righthander Tim Hudson will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Hudson is 6-7 this season with a 4.02 ERA.
Hudson's opponent in this one will be John Danks. The White Sox lefthander has a 4.31 ERA to go along with a 2-6 record this season.
Atlanta lost its last outing, an 8-4 result against the Reds on July 14. Bettors who backed the Reds at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Chicago was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at -152 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 54-41 SU
Chicago: 37-55 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-4
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Atlanta are 5-4
After playing Philadelphia are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing Atlanta
Chi White Sox home to Atlanta, Saturday, July 20