Detroit Tigers take on White Sox in baseball test
Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Detroit pays a visit to Chicago on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the White Sox bats in baseball action at U.S. Cellular Field.
Anibal Sanchez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Tigers on this day; he's 13-7 on the season. The White Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Jose Quintana, who will be looking to improve on his 7-6 mark.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the White Sox as +150 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the White Sox at No. 12 in the American League and the Tigers at No. 1 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Chicago's American League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Tigers offense rated No. 2 and scoring 5.1 runs per game in the league. The White Sox have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, less than the Tigers hitters have managed (10.1 per nine innings).
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. 3-rated defense.
The Tigers were a 9-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Erik Johnson and the White Sox 9-1 on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 0-10
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few Tigers at White Sox trends to consider:
Detroit is 17-8 SU in their last 25 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Detroit is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games at home
Chi White Sox are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
Detroit home to Kansas City, Friday, September 13
Chi White Sox home to Cleveland, Thursday, September 12