Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Betting Preview
Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at U.S. Cellular Field on Tuesday as host Chicago battles the Detroit Tigers in baseball odds action.
Rick Porcello, with a record of 6-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Tigers, while the White Sox trot Hector Santiago to the mound in this one. He is 3-3 so far in 2013.
This game puts the White Sox, most recently No. 12 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate an American League No. 1 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 14-rated American League offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 5 in the American League at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.5 hits per game so far, less than Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.9 hits per game).
Chicago owns the American League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 5-rated defense.
Detroit won its last outing, a 7-3 result against the White Sox on July 22. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Detroit looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the White Sox, a 7-3 final on Monday in support of Max Scherzer at U.S. Cellular Field.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Tigers at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit is 11-4 SU in their last 15 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Detroit at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, July 24