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Chicago White Sox Starter Jose Quintana Out to Silence Chicago Cubs Bats in MLB Contest

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago Cubs dueling the Chicago White Sox on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field.

It's a pitching duel between Jose Quintana for the Chicago White Sox (6-9 on the year) and Jake Arrieta for Chicago Cubs (13-6 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Chicago was a 121 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.9-4.7 win for the White Sox on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

54-59 Chicago battles the Cubs, currently with a 66-48 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Chicago injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 10-rated Chicago White Sox and the league No. 5-ranked Chicago Cubs, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago White Sox No. 24 ranked offense (3.78 runs per game) against a Chicago Cubs defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 at 3.73 runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have been averaging 8.55 hits per game, more than the Chicago Cubs have managed so far this season (8.11 hits on average).

Chicago owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 3.78 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 6-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs enjoyed a 6-5 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Friday, with K Hendricks throwing 2 innings of 1-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Chi White Sox's last 17 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Chicago, Sunday, August 16th