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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Tigers will give the ball to starter Doug Fister in this one. Righthander Fister is 10-5 this season with a 3.50 ERA.
It'll be Chris Sale toeing the rubber for the White Sox in this contest. Lefthander Sale is 7-11 with a 2.77 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Detroit was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on New York at +151 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Twins on August 11. Bettors who backed the Twins at +129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit: 69-47 SU
Chicago: 44-72 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 9-1
After playing NY Yankees are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
Detroit is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chi White Sox are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chi White Sox are 4-13 SU in their last 17 games
Chi White Sox home to Detroit, Tuesday, August 13