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The division rival Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox are set to renew hostilities on Monday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Tigers will trot Max Scherzer out to the mound in this one. Righthander Scherzer has a 13-1 record and a 3.19 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Chris Sale who starts for the White Sox. Lefthander Sale is 6-8 with a 2.85 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -106 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Braves on July 21. Bettors who backed the White Sox at +112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Chicago has won 2 straight games.
Detroit: 53-44 SU
Chicago: 39-56 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit is 10-4 SU in their last 14 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chi White Sox home to Detroit, Tuesday, July 23