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The Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Comerica Park.
The White Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jose Quintana in this game. Quintana has a 3-2 record and a 3.69 ERA this season.
The Tigers will counter Quintana with Justin Verlander. Righthander Verlander has a 3.54 ERA to go along with a 9-5 record this season.
The White Sox were an 8-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at +113 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -154 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago has lost 4 straight games.
Chicago: 34-52 SU
Detroit: 49-39 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
Detroit is 9-2 SU in their last 11 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit home to Chi White Sox, Wednesday, July 10