Courtesy of OddsShark.com:
The New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
AJ Burnett will be the starting pitcher for the Yankees on this day. Righthander Burnett is 9-11 this season with a 4.80 ERA.
The White Sox will counter Burnett with Freddy Garcia. Righthander Garcia has a 5.08 ERA to go along with a 10-5 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Yankees listed as 135-moneyline favorites versus the White Sox, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
The Yankees lost 6-3 to the Blue Jays as -140 favorites last time out. That game's nine runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.
Phil Hughes suffered the Yankees loss, giving up six hits and five runs over 3 2-3 innings.
Edwin Jackson tossed eight scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts on Thursday, and the White Sox defeated the Orioles 8-0. The White Sox won that game as -186 favorites, while the eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.
Alex Rios went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and three runs batted in for the White Sox.
Chicago: 69-58 SU
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 8 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing NY Yankees
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
Chi White Sox are 17-6 SU in their last 23 games at home
Chi White Sox home to NY Yankees, Saturday, August 28