Detroit Sends Drew Smyly vs John Danks in Chicago White Sox vs Tigers Game

Chicago White Sox

vs

Detroit Tigers
Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Comerica Park on Thursday as the host Detroit Tigers battle the Chicago White Sox in baseball betting odds action.

Chicago puts its faith in starter John Danks to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 9-6. Getting the ball for the Detroit Tigers is Drew Smyly, who owns a 6-9 record on the season with a 3.77 ERA.

Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago White Sox listed as underdogs of 173 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 4.8-4.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 58-46 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago White Sox sit at 52-56 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Chicago injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox odds would favor the White Sox if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 6.

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How Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 4-rated offense, averaging 4.68 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox defense that ranks No. 24 at 4.46 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 9.5 hits per game so far, more than Chicago White Sox batters have averaged on the year (8.78 hits per game).

Detroit owns the No. 18 defense, allowing 4.68 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Chicago was a 7-2 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -258 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The White Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Hector Noesi's start, as they lost 7-2 against Detroit on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 14 games
Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Minnesota, Friday, August 1st
Detroit home to Colorado, Friday, August 1st

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