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dime bet – 972 CWS RL +1.5 (-135) vs 971 CLE
Cleveland will play the White Sox in Chicago on Tuesday night. The Indians will start Carlos Carrasco who is coming off the DL to make this start for Cleveland. Carrasco is 3-6 with a terrible 5.75 ERA in eleven career starts against the White Sox. In three starts against Chicago this season, Carrasco is 1-2 while giving up 9 earned runs on 13 hits in 9 innings of work. Jose Abreu (4-14), Melky Cabrera (7-15), Adam Eaton (5-12), Tyler Flowers (3-10), and Alexei Ramirez (7-25) have all had success versus Carrasco. The White Sox are hitting .273 while averaging 5.6 runs per game in their last seven games. Chicago has scored 6 runs or more in seven of their last nine games overall.
Chicago will start Carlos Rodon in this game. Rodon comes into this game in excellent current form. He owns a fantastic 1.85 ERA over his last five starts, and he has 13 quality starts this season. In two starts against Cleveland this season, Rodon has allowed just 1 run and nine hits in 12.2 innings of work. Cleveland is just 20-28 while hitting .243 and averaging 3.4 runs per game versus left-handed starters this season. The Indians are in poor current form as they’ve scored just 23 total runs in their last seven games. We’ll back Chicago on the run line in this game on Tuesday night.
1* Play WHITE SOX (+1.5 runline).