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Chicago White Sox vs. Texas Rangers

The fans at Rangers Ballpark will be treated to a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers when they take their seats on Tuesday.

The White Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jose Quintana in this game. Quintana has a 2-0 record and a 2.78 ERA this season.

The Rangers will counter Quintana with Yu Darvish. Righthander Darvish has a 1.65 ERA to go along with a 4-1 record this season.

In their last action, Chicago was an 8-3 loser at home against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +108 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Texas has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 10-14 SU
Texas: 16-9 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

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

Next up:
Texas home to Chi White Sox, Wednesday, May 1