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Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox meet at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Max Scherzer in this game. Scherzer has a 17-1 record and a 2.84 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Hector Santiago who starts for the White Sox. Lefthander Santiago is 3-5 with a 3.34 ERA so far this season.

In their last action, Detroit was a 6-2 loser on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at +112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Detroit has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Detroit: 69-48 SU
Chicago: 45-72 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
Detroit is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chi White Sox are 6-16 SU in their last 22 games
Chi White Sox are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Chi White Sox home to Detroit, Wednesday, August 14