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The Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jon Lester in this game. Lester has a 1-2 record and a 2.57 ERA this season.
The White Sox will counter Lester with Chris Sale. Lefthander Sale has a 2.66 ERA to go along with a 3-0 record this season.
The Red Sox were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Boston: 6-9 SU
Chicago: 8-7 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 15 games
Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home
Boston home to Baltimore, Friday, April 18
Chi White Sox at Texas, Friday, April 18