|Written by Michael|
Bet on the MLBThis 4 game intercountry series pitting the Chicago White Sox against the Toronto Blue Jays resumes tonight in Canada. The 2nd game of this set commences in the Rogers Centre at exactly 7:07ET.
Last nights first contest between these two teams went 11 innings with the Blue Jays emerging victorious 3-2. That makes the ChiSox just 3-16 in their last 19 meetings in Toronto.
Chicago (62-52) still leads the AL Central by 2 games over the Detroit Tigers. They've split their last 10 affairs 5-5 and are 30-26 away from the Windy City.
Tonight's pitching matchup finds lefty Jose Quintana climbing the hill for the White Sox. He has an overall mark of 4 wins, 2 losses and a 2.78 earned run average. Henderson Alvarez takes the mound for the Blue Jays with a 7-9 record and 4.58 ERA.
In 6 of the Sox's last 8 games, the total has gone UNDER, while it has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 on the road. They are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games away from Chicago. The Blue Jays are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games, while the total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 6 at home. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the last 6 games between these two teams in Toronto.
Chicago is a road favorite at a -$133, while hometown Toronto is a +$123. As a favorite, the White Sox have posted a 36-30 record, but only 3-5 in their last 8 as a favorite. As the underdog, the Blue Jays are 25-38 on the season, and 4-6 in their last 10. The over/under is 9.
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