White Sox rewarding bettors over past nine games

Aug 25, 2013 |
Don't look now, but the Chicago White Sox are cashing in for backers after a torrid nine-game stretch.

The Pale Hose defeated the Texas Rangers 5-2 Sunday to take two of the three-game series and improve to 8-1 over the past nine ball games.

Any $100 bettor would be up $991 if they had wagered on the South Siders in each of their previous nine ball games.

They were favored just once in those wins. They defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-5 back on August 17 as -125 faves.

White Sox pitching has been sparkling during their eight victories posting an ERA of 2.04 in those wins.

The Sox open a three-game series at home versus the Houston Astros Monday. Chicago is currently a -150 fave in Monday's opener.

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