The Chicago Cubs werenâ€™t the hospitable hosts Manager Ozzie Guillen and the White Sox would have liked last weekend, as they went on to get swept in their three game set with their rivals to the north. That said they get a shot at redemption this weekend when the stage gets shifted to the south side of town when the Cubs invade US Cellular field to take on the Palehose for three games in their own backyard. Bragging rights will be up in the air as both these clubs enter this series atop their respective divisions. The White Sox currently hold a half-game lead over the Minnesota Twins for the top spot in the AL Central Division, while the Chicago Cubs hold a 4.5-game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Central.
The Cubs have been a dominant force in the comfy confines of Wrigley Field this season evidenced by their stellar 33-9 record thatâ€™s brought its betting backers in close to $2000.00 on the season. However, theyâ€™ve been average on the road winning just 16 of their 36 overall road games.
The White Sox are back home where they absolutely trounced the Pittsburgh Pirates the last time they took the field at â€œThe Cellâ€. They outscored the Buccos by a 37-15 final count in the three game set to improve its impressive home mark to 24-11 overall bring its betting backers in close to $1000.00 on the year.
The Cubs now stand 8-1 the L/9 times theyâ€™ve squared off against the White Sox, which includes a three-game sweep at US Cellular Field last season. The White Sox and their fans would love nothing more than to avenge last weeks embarrassment, so be sure to login to your OddsMaker.com account and take a gander at all the money-line, total, and run-line wagers being offered for this weekendâ€™s series.