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The Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Progressive Field.
The White Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jose Quintana in this game. Quintana has a 0-0 record and a 11.25 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Indians will be Justin Masterson. The righthander has a 0.69 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 7-4 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -142 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Cleveland has lost 2 straight games.
Chicago: 4-5 SU
Cleveland: 3-5 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games when playing Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 10 games when playing Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 3-8 SU in their last 11 games when playing Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Cleveland is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,at home
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox, Saturday, April 13