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Trevor Cahill out to silence White Sox bats in MLB contest

Chicago White SoxOakland Athletics
May 15, 4:05 PM | GrassOakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Sunday as host Oakland battles the Chicago White Sox in baseball odds action.

The Athletics will turn to Trevor Cahill and his 6-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the White Sox send Mark Buehrle (2-3) to the hill.

View Chi White Sox vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Athletics in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -165 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics sit at No. 6 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the White Sox sit at an American League No. 7 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oakland's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 3.5 runs per game, against a White Sox defense that ranks No. 12 in the American League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Athletics have averaged 7.9 hits per game so far, less than White Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the American League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Athletics on May 14. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-2 to Oakland on Saturday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few White Sox at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 10 games

Next up:
Chi White Sox home to Texas, Monday, May 16
Oakland home to LA Angels, Monday, May 16