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Brad Penny faces Gavin Floyd in MLB odds action

Chicago White SoxDetroit Tigers
Sep 3, 4:10 PM | GrassComerica Park

Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Odds

68-67TEAM RECORD76-62

The visiting White Sox hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Comerica Park against the Detroit Tigers.

The Tigers will rely on Brad Penny to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Gavin Floyd will be his counterpart for the White Sox. Brad Penny is 9-10 this season, and Gavin Floyd is 12-9.

View Chi White Sox vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 10-rated Tigers and the league No. 4-ranked White Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.6 runs per game, against a White Sox offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, more than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the American League at home, scoring 4.7 runs per game.

Chicago lost its last outing, an 8-1 result against the Tigers on September 2. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -205 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 8-1 on Friday behind a start from Justin Verlander at Comerica Park.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few White Sox at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
Detroit is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Detroit is 14-5 SU in their last 19 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Detroit, Sunday, September 4

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