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The Atlanta Braves and the Chicago White Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at U.S. Cellular Field in an interleague contest.
Mike Minor will be the starting pitcher for the Braves on this day. Lefthander Minor is 9-4 this season with a 3.02 ERA.
Minor's opponent in this one will be Jose Quintana. The White Sox lefthander has a 3.71 ERA to go along with a 4-2 record this season.
Last time out for Atlanta, they were a 10-6 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -115 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Atlanta: 55-42 SU
Chicago: 38-56 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a win are 2-8
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 10 of Atlanta's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 10 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games
Atlanta at NY Mets, Monday, July 22
Chi White Sox home to Detroit, Monday, July 22