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Chicago White Sox vs. Oakland Athletics – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Chicago White Sox (49-49) and Oakland Athletics (38-63) clash on Friday at 8:10 PM ET, opening a three-game series at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The White Sox are favored at home (-225) against the Athletics (+190). The matchup on the mound for this contest is set with the Chicago White Sox looking to Johnny Cueto (4-4), and James Kaprielian (1-5) answering the bell for the Oakland Athletics. The matchup has an over/under set at 8.5 total runs.

White Sox vs. Athletics Predictions

White Sox vs. Athletics Betting Odds

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White Sox vs. Athletics Last 10 Games Betting Performance

White Sox

  • Chicago has a 4-3 record over the seven games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups, the White Sox and their opponents combined to hit the over on the run total five times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • Chicago’s record against the spread is 4-6-0 over its past 10 games.

Athletics

  • In nine games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Oakland has a record of 6-3.
  • The Athletics and their opponents have combined to hit the over five times in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Oakland has seven wins against the spread in its last 10 chances.
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White Sox vs. Athletics Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Johnny Cueto

  • When Cueto starts, the White Sox are 6-6-0 against the spread.
  • The White Sox are 2-4 in Cueto’s six starts this season with Chicago as the moneyline favorite.
  • Over Cueto’s 12 starts, his team is 6-6.
  • Cueto has had 12 starts that bookmakers set a total for this season, and four of those outings hit the over.

Projected starter: James Kaprielian

  • Kaprielian and his team are 10-5-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 7-7.
  • Kaprielian’s team has won eight of his 15 starts.
  • Games Kaprielian has started this season hit the over eight times in 15 chances.

White Sox Batting Leaders

  • Jose Abreu has 27 doubles, 11 home runs and 46 walks while batting .300.
  • Among hitters in baseball, Abreu ranks 84th in home runs and 52nd in RBI.
  • Andrew Vaughn is hitting .288 with 17 doubles, 10 home runs and 19 walks.
  • Vaughn ranks 98th in home runs and 44th in RBI among hitters in MLB.
  • Tim Anderson has a team-high batting average of .310.
  • Anderson has hit safely in three games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .300 with a double, two walks and an RBI.
  • A.J. Pollock is hitting .237 with 15 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 16 walks.
  • Pollock heads into this game on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .400 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and eight RBI.

Athletics Batting Leaders

  • Sean Murphy leads Oakland with a batting average of .244. He’s also hit 11 home runs with 40 RBI.
  • In all of Major League Baseball, Murphy ranks 84th in homers and 85th in RBI.
  • Elvis Andrus has 72 hits and an OBP of .301 to go with a slugging percentage of .362 this season.
  • Andrus is 185th in home runs and 192nd in RBI among all major league hitters this year.
  • Tony Kemp is slashing .216/.291/.306 this season for the Athletics.
  • Kemp has safely hit in four games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .438 with four doubles, two home runs, a walk and six RBI.
  • Ramon Laureano has 57 hits and an OBP of .305 to go with a slugging percentage of .396 this season.

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