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Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox

The Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The Cubs will pin their hopes on the pitching of left hander Jon Lester in this game. Lester has a 7-6 record and a 3.89 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the White Sox will be Lucas Giolito. The right hander has a 2.72 ERA to go along with a 11-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the White Sox as -120-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

In their last action, Chicago was a 11-5 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at 100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (16) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

The Cubs were a 11-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -120 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors.

Chicago:
Team record: 46-42 SU
Chi Cubs is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games

Chicago:
Team record: 41-43 SU
Chi White Sox is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next up:
Chicago at Chicago Sunday, July 7