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May 5, 4:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Odds

12-14TEAM RECORD13-12

The Detroit Tigers host Chicago on Saturday, looking to build on their 13-12 mark against the 12-14 White Sox in MLB betting action at Comerica Park.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Gavin Floyd to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-3. Getting the ball for the Tigers is Max Scherzer, who owns a 1-3 record on the season with a 7.76 ERA.

View Chi White Sox vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Tigers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -130 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 6-rated Tigers and the league No. 5-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. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a White Sox offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 8.3 hits per game to date this season, almost the same as the White Sox hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).

Defensively, Chicago features the American League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.2 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the American League at home, scoring 4.8 runs per game.

The White Sox were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 5-4 on Friday behind a start from Drew Smyly at Comerica Park.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

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

A few White Sox at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games
Chi White Sox are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Detroit is 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Detroit, Sunday, May 6

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