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The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox will meet on the field at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday in a battle of division rivals.
Righthander Trevor Bauer will take the mound for the Indians to start this game. Bauer is 1-2 this season with a 2.76 ERA.
It'll be Hector Santiago toeing the rubber for the White Sox in this contest. Lefthander Santiago is 3-3 with a 2.68 ERA so far this season.
Cleveland lost its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Orioles on June 27. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Mets at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +113 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Cleveland: 40-38 SU
Chicago: 32-43 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 2-8
After playing NY Mets are 3-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cleveland's last 15 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 15 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox home to Cleveland, Friday, June 28