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MLB BASEBALL

Chicago White Sox vs. Oakland Athletics

The Chicago White Sox and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.

Righthander Dylan Axelrod will take the mound for the White Sox to start this game. Axelrod is 3-3 this season with a 4.21 ERA.

It'll be Bartolo Colon toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Righthander Colon is 5-2 with a 3.82 ERA so far this season.

In their last action, Chicago was an 8-3 loser on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Chicago at +117 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, Oakland was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Giants. Bettors on San Francisco at +104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 24-27 SU
Oakland: 31-24 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Oakland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 18 games

Next up:
Oakland home to Chi White Sox, Saturday, June 1