Moneyline favors Tigers in battle with White Sox
Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Odds
Detroit will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Chicago White Sox pay a visit to Comerica Park.
Dylan Axelrod, with a record of 3-5 on the season, gets the ball for the White Sox, while the Tigers trot Rick Porcello to the mound in this one. He is 5-6 so far in 2013.
Those going with the Tigers in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -220 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 9.5 at .
This game matches up the No. 1 (Tigers) and the No. 12 (White Sox) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has the American League's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 10 hits per game. The White Sox average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the American League list.
Detroit owns the American League's No. 5 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 9-rated defense.
Chicago was a 11-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They won as +250 underdogs, while the total score of 15 made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago rolled to a 11-4 win against Detroit on Tuesday, as Jose Quintana and the White Sox' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few White Sox at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Chi White Sox are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Detroit is 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at Detroit, Thursday, July 11