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Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox

The fans at U.S. Cellular Field will be treated to a interleague game between the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox when they take their seats on Monday.

The Cubs will give the ball to starter Matt Garza in this one. Righthander Garza is 4-1 this season with a 3.45 ERA.

The White Sox will counter Garza with Hector Santiago. Lefthander Santiago has a 3.36 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.

The Cubs were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +135 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -240 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Chicago has won 2 straight games.
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 38-48 SU
Chicago: 34-51 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 3-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Chi White Sox's last 23 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to LA Angels, Tuesday, July 9
Chi White Sox at Detroit, Tuesday, July 9