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The Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Progressive Field.
The White Sox will give the ball to starter Jake Peavy in this one. Righthander Peavy is 8-4 this season with a 4.28 ERA.
It'll be Scott Kazmir toeing the rubber for the Indians in this contest. Lefthander Kazmir is 6-4 with a 3.96 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -158 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago has lost 4 straight games.
Cleveland has won 5 straight games.
Chicago: 40-63 SU
Cleveland: 57-48 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 0-10
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 10 games
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox, Wednesday, July 31